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Latest potential presidential candidate ?– Guðni Th. Jónsson

02.05.2016 - icenewsis:   Historian Guðni Th. Jónsson will declare if he runs for the presidency of Iceland in the upcoming elections this coming Thursday, May fifth. His decision is much anticipated as he’s considered the candidate, along with author Andri Snær Magnusson, ...

Petition to restore health care

01.05.2016 - icenewsis: Representatives of the political scene in Iceland took a front row seat in the lecture hall of deCODE genetics, Inc. in Reykjavik last week when Kári Stefánsson – neurologist, CEO and co-founder of deCODE Genetics – handed the signatures of 85...

Iceland: A Nation of Bastards

29.04.2016 - icenewsis: Lifestyle chooses in Iceland, particularly when it comes to family structure, were the subject of a sermon by pastor Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church, a United States Independent fundamentalist Baptist church in Tempe, Arizona. Pastor Anderson...

Six prominent Icelanders have resigned because of the Panama papers

29.04.2016 - icenewsis: The Panama papers, leaked form Mossack Fonseca, continue to send shockwaves through Icelandic society. Earlier in April revelations from the leaked documents about Wintris, an offshore company registered in the British Virgin Islands and owned by the wife...

Hiking in Iceland ?– destination Glymur waterfall

29.04.2016 - icenewsis: Those looking to experience the hidden gems of Iceland by hiking have a wide variety to choose from, but none compare to the beauty of one of Iceland’s tallest waterfalls, Glymur. As part of a day hike lasting roughly 6 hours, an experienced guide from TR...

Iceland´s president connected to the Panama leak

25.04.2016 - icenewsis:   While the president of Iceland, ?“lafur Ragnar Grímsson explicitly expressed to CNN viewers that neither he nor his wife, Dorrit Moussaieff, have any connection to offshore accounts, Icelandic media outlets Grapevine and Kjarninn released documents ...

Speculations about the Icelandic music scene ?– A conference

24.04.2016 - icenewsis: Iceland is known for nature, the volcanoes and the hidden people but that’s not all, a remarkable amount of popular music manages to reach a global audience from the scarcely populated island and many wonder why, what’s so special about Iceland that produ...

Happy summer ?– The Arctic Tern has arrived

22.04.2016 - icenewsis: Summer officially arrived in Iceland yesterday with festivities and parades throughout the country even if many roads around the island are still covered in snow. The migrating birds are arriving one by one and with them the country comes to life with the...

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