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Bomb Discovered Near Reykjavík

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: A bomb, thought to date from World War II, was discovered on Blikastaðanes point, near Mosfellsbær Golf Club, in the vicinity of...

Sovereignty Celebrations Feature Anti-Immigration Speaker

18.07.2018 - icelandreview: A Danish MP and vocal opponent of immigration will address the Icelandic Parliament today as a keynote speaker....

Pirate Party Boycotts Sovereignty Celebration

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The party group of the Pirate Party intends to boycott Alþingi’s centennial celebration of Icel...

Hospital in Crisis as Midwives' Strike Begins

18.07.2018 - icelandreview: A midwives’ strike has put added strain on the National University Hospital....

  Emergency Situation at Landspítali

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: ?“There is an emergency situation at Landspítali [National University Hospital],?” according to Páll Matth...

Today is Icelandic Sheepdog Day

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Today, the Day of the Icelandic Sheepdog will be celebrated from 2 pm to 4 pm...

Tulipop Signs Contract with Zodiak Kids

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The Icelandic design company Tulipop has signed an agreement with the internat...

Celebrating 100 Years of Sovereignty 

18.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: One hundred years ago today, Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, voted to approve the Union L...

Heimir Hallgrímsson quits as Icelandic team coach

17.07.2018 - icenewsis: Heim­ir Hall­gríms­son, the renowned coach of the Icelandic men’s national football team, announced today he will quit working with the team. Heimir says he aims to work with a football club in the future, preferably in an English speaking country, ...

Alþingi to Convene at Þingvellir Wednesday

17.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, will convene at Þingvellir national park tomorrow, We...

Iceland?s National Football Coach Steps Down

17.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Heimir Hallgrímsson, coach of the Icelandic national football team, has left his post. ...

Airport Parking Fee Waived for Buses

17.07.2018 - icelandreview: Isavia has been ordered to temporarily waive parking fees for buses at Keflavík International Airport....

Collect 9.5 Tonnes of Trash in Nature Reserve

17.07.2018 - icelandreview: Volunteers collected 9.5 tonnes of trash in a Westfjords nature reserve....

Iceland Men’s Football Coach Resigns

17.07.2018 - icelandreview: Hemir Hallgrímsson is stepping down as coach of the Iceland men’s national football team....

Fined 400 000 For Off-Road Driving

17.07.2018 - icelandreview: French tourists were fined ISK 200 000 each for off-road driving in Iceland’s Highlands....

Hunting of Whale Could Be Punishable by Law

17.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The controversial hunting of a whale by the Icelandic ...

Plenty of Sunshine Today

17.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: So far this summer, the weather map for Iceland has rarely, if ever, included as much sunshine as today. ...

Nine Tons of Trash from Beaches

17.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Volunteers picked up nine and a half tons of trash in Bolungarvík, in the Hor...

Our Moment in the Sun

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Residents in the southwest part of Iceland could hardly believe their eyes when they took a lunch break today....

Biting Settlers Seen in Reykjavík

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Despite less than optimal weather conditions in Southwest Iceland this summer, relatively new settle...

Biting Settler Seen in Reykjavík

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Despite less than optimal weather conditions in Southwest Iceland this summer, a relatively new set...

Downtown Reykjavík ?“Changing Drastically?”

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: Environmental psychologist Páll Jakob Líndal fears downtown Reykjavík is losing its character....

Downtown Reykjavík ?“Changing Drastically?”

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: Environmental psychologist Páll Jakob Líndal fears downtown Reykjavík is losing its character....

Icelandic Hay Needed in Norway

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: There is a strong interest among Icelandic farmers to respond to requests to expo...

Iceland Elected to UN Human Rights Council

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: Iceland has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council....

Iceland Elected to UN Human Rights Council

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: Iceland has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council....

Moms of Sick Newborns Sent Home

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The ongoing wage dispute between the Association of Icelandic Midwives and th...

Sun Shows Itself in Reykjavík… Finally

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: After near-daily rain all summer, residents in South and West Iceland are finally enjoying some sun....

Sun Shows Itself in Reykjavík… Finally

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: After near-daily rain all summer, residents in South and West Iceland are finally enjoying some sun....

PM Wants Limits on Land Purchases

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir would like to impose further limits on ...

French Fans Celebrate World Cup Win in Reykjavík

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: The atmosphere was lively at Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavík yesterday, where an international crowd gathered to watch the World Cup final....

French Fans Celebrate World Cup Win in Reykjavík

16.07.2018 - icelandreview: The atmosphere was lively at Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavík yesterday, where an international crowd gathered to watch the World Cup final....

Off-Road Driving Leaves Wounds in Landscape

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The South Iceland Police Department received notice yesterday of two 4x4s, which had g...

Off-Road Driving Leaves Wounds in Landscape

16.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The South Iceland Police Department received notice yesterday of two 4x4s, which had g...

Employment agencies hire five times more workers

15.07.2018 - icenewsis: The number of workers employed by employment agencies in Iceland has grown fivefold since 2016, as reported by RÚV. Around 1500 workers are now employed by such agencies as compared to around 300 in 2016. At the same time, immigrants or foreign workers ma...

?–ræfajökull: Seismic unrest above average

14.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: A geologist at the Iceland Met OFfice explains that the current unrest in ?–ræfajökull volcano could continue for days, weeks, months...

Music: Two thousand extra tickets added for Guns n'Roses Reykjavik concert in July

14.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Two thousand tickets have been added at the upcoming Guns n'Roses concert in Laugardalur in Reykjavik on July 24th. The concert will be the...

Lots of rain on the forecast for tonight

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Tonight it will pour down with rain in both South and North Iceland. On Tuesday however sun is still on the forecast...

Breaking: Clear signs of unrest in ?–ræfajökull volcano

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The Department of Civil and Emergency Management in Iceland have issued a new status for ?–ræfajökull volcano saying that it ...

Largest salmon to be caught so far this summer in Iceland

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Arnór Maximilian Luckas was fishing with his father, Karl Udo in the Laxa ...

Iceland replaces US at UN Human Rights Council

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Iceland has just been elected to take a seat on the UN Human R...

Cat at Reykjavik petting zoo enjoys staring at the seals

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: The seals at the Reykjavik family petting zoo are unperturbed by the feline attention they receive from resident...

Midwives' strike in the cards next Wednesday

13.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Midwives, who have been fighting to increase their wages for two years ...

US professor of biology believes hunted whale to be a blue whale

12.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Speaking to CNN, professor of biology Adam A.Peck at the University of Hawa...

Iceland Could Do More to Eliminate Trafficking, Report Says

12.07.2018 - icelandreview: The US Department of State’s yearly trafficking report states Iceland could be doing more to combat the practice....

Iceland Could Do More to Eliminate Trafficking, Report Says

12.07.2018 - icelandreview: The US Department of State’s yearly trafficking report states Iceland could be doing more to combat the practice....

Earthquakes in North Iceland

12.07.2018 - icelandmonitor: Earthquakes continue North West of Gjögurtá with the largest quake last night measuring 2.9 and occurring at 01.21. ...

Government Reconsiders Land Ownership Laws

12.07.2018 - icelandreview: Nearly one third of all land in Iceland is owned by businesses, not individuals....

Government Reconsiders Land Ownership Laws

12.07.2018 - icelandreview: Nearly one third of all land in Iceland is owned by businesses, not individuals....

Whale Hunted in Iceland May Be Rare Hybrid

12.07.2018 - icelandreview: Hvalur hf. whaling company has caught a whale which may be a rare hybrid....

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