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Beautiful autumn weather this weekend

22.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Today is a wonderful day for going to the countryside to observe autumn hues in Icelandic nature. Clear skies and s...

Film Course Aims to Give Young People a 'Space Where They Can Be Free'

21.09.2018 - icelandreview: "I hope to be able to offer young filmmakers and video artists a space where they can be free from everything else that is going on in their lives and that they have no control over. Space where they can express themselves among similarly minded people an...

Prime Minister Turns Down US Naval Invitation

21.09.2018 - icelandreview: Per the platform of the Left-Green party to which Katrín belongs, Iceland should resign from NATO and stop allowing military training exercises to take place in the country....

Bill Proposes End to State Monopoly on Alcohol

21.09.2018 - icelandreview: This is the fifth time that a bill of this kind has been submitted for parliamentary consideration....

First winter snow in Mount Esja

21.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Inhabitants of Reykjavik may have noticed a covering of white on Mount Esja this morning, a sure sign of the ch...

'Woman at War' Goes to the Oscars

21.09.2018 - icelandreview: The movie centers around a "committed undercover eco-terrorist trying to save Iceland’s natural landscapes from industrialist destruction" whose plans are complicated "...when a long-desired child becomes available for adoption."...

Brew Dog bar and brewery opens in Reykjavik on Friday

20.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Scottish craft beer company Brew Dog is opening a bar in Hverfisgata, Reykjavik tomorrow, Friday. ...

Birna murder case soon back to court

20.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Thomas Møller Ol­sen, who was sentenced to nineteen...

Reykjavik: Rent goes up, real estate goes down

20.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: The index for rental prices in the capital area went up by 2.9 percent in August at the same time that real estate prices went down by 0.1 perc...

MP's oppose military practices to take place in Iceland this autumn

20.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: "There's nothing positive about military practices," said MP Steinunn Þóra Ár...

Former EFTA Chairman Takes Over as Temporary CEO of Reykjavík Energy

20.09.2018 - icelandreview: Helga Jónsdóttir, a former chairman of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is temporarily stepping in as CEO of Reykjavík Energy....

Bill proposed to lower VAT on tampons and birth control

20.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: A new bill proposed by Þórhildur Sunna Ævarsdóttir, MP for the Pirate Party, s...

Iceland Air Seeks Majority Share in Cape Verde Airline

20.09.2018 - icelandreview: Icelandair will have the option of acquiring up to 51% of the capital of the Cape Verdean airline....

Bunny Trouble in Akureyri

20.09.2018 - icelandreview: The rabbit population was centered in Kjarnaskógur forest to the south of Akureyri and has grown considerably in recent years....

Under 60% of Icelanders Registered in the Church of Iceland

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: The rate of registered Icelanders has gone below 60% for the first time, decreasing from around 90% near the turn of the millenium....

Under 60% of Icelanders Registered in the Church of Iceland

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: The rate of registered Icelanders has gone below 60% for the first time, decreasing from around 90% near the turn of the millenium....

High Pollution Rates on New Year's Eve

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: New Year's Eve fireworks leave behind them a trail of dust pollution, which could be the highest ever measured in Europe....

High Pollution Rates on New Year's Eve

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: New Year's Eve fireworks leave behind them a trail of dust pollution, which could be the highest ever measured in Europe....

Common Drug Shortages Upset Cancer Patients

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are in preventative drug treatment have been forced to be without drugs for days or to loan each other drugs in order to be able to continue treatment due to a shortage of anti-hormonal drugs in the cou...

Common Drug Shortages Upset Cancer Patients

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are in preventative drug treatment have been forced to be without drugs for days or to loan each other drugs in order to be able to continue treatment due to a shortage of anti-hormonal drugs in the cou...

Controversial Meeting of Parliament Over Budget

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: Members of parliament are requesting explanations as to why a controversial celebratory meeting of parliament at Þingvellir this summer in honour of the hundredth anniversary of Iceland’s sovereignty was allowed to go way over budget...

Controversial Meeting of Parliament Over Budget

19.09.2018 - icelandreview: Members of parliament are requesting explanations as to why a controversial celebratory meeting of parliament at Þingvellir this summer in honour of the hundredth anniversary of Iceland’s sovereignty was allowed to go way over budget...

Reykjavík is Europe's second most expensive city

19.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: According to travel website Wanderu, Reykjavik is Europe's second most expensive city. Monaco is the mos...

WOW completes bond offer

18.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: WOW air have completed their bond offer and the bond class amounts to 60 million Euros. Ten milli...

Traveller Falls to His Death

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: A hiker in mt. Kirkjufell fell to his death just after 10 AM this morning, according to an announcement by the police of West Iceland....

Traveller Falls to His Death

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: A hiker in mt. Kirkjufell fell to his death just after 10 AM this morning, according to an announcement by the police of West Iceland....

Annual pufflings rescue in Westman Islands

18.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: It's that time of year again in Iceland, the annual baby puffin, or puffling, rescue in the Westman Islands. ...

Equality Matters Moved to Prime Minister's Office

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: A restructuring of the government ministries is due to take place, with equality matters moving to the Prime Minister's office....

Equality Matters Moved to Prime Minister's Office

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: A restructuring of the government ministries is due to take place, with equality matters moving to the Prime Minister's office....

Fatal accident at Kirkjufell mountain this morning

18.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Tourists stumbled upon a man who had fallen to his death at Kirkjufell mountain in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland at arou...

Sexist Behaviour at ON Power 'a Can of Worms'

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: Berglind Rán ?“lafsdótti has been appointed CEO of ON Power, subsidiary of Reykjavík Energy after former CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson was fired due to misogynistic conduct last week....

Sexist Behaviour at ON Power 'a Can of Worms'

18.09.2018 - icelandreview: Berglind Rán ?“lafsdótti has been appointed CEO of ON Power, subsidiary of Reykjavík Energy after former CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson was fired due to misogynistic conduct last week....

Réttir: The annual sheep round-ups begin

18.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: One of Iceland's oldest cultural traditions is the annual sheep round up in September, an event c...

Both sides request acquittal in Iceland’s most infamous murder case

17.09.2018 - icenewsis: Both state prosecutor and defendant in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case request an acquittal for those convicted for murder almost four decades ago. The case concerns the disappearance of two men in 1974, Guðmundur Einarsson and Geirfinnur Einarsson, and...

New Mexican restaurant opens in West Reykjavik

17.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Another idea to the increasing flora in Mexican restaurants of Reykjavik opened on the week...

Space habitats tested out in Iceland

17.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: Many factors point to the most viable habitats for people on planets other than Earth being in underground caves. Company 4th Planet logistics have now been working on ways to map out and construct caves on the Moon and on Mars. This work has been done in...

Propose a ?“One-Stop Shop?” for Immigrants

17.09.2018 - icelandreview: MPs are proposing the establishment of a ?“one-stop shop?” for new immigrants in Iceland....

Propose a ?“One-Stop Shop?” for Immigrants

17.09.2018 - icelandreview: MPs are proposing the establishment of a ?“one-stop shop?” for new immigrants in Iceland....

Fired for Calling Out Sexist Behaviour

17.09.2018 - icelandreview: Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir says she spoke up about former ON Power CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson’s misogynistic behaviour over a period of 18 months....

Fired for Calling Out Sexist Behaviour

17.09.2018 - icelandreview: Áslaug Thelma Einarsdóttir says she spoke up about former ON Power CEO Bjarni Már Júlíusson’s misogynistic behaviour over a period of 18 months....

Tourists stranded on Reykjavik islet when observing Northern Lights

17.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police received notification last night about a group of tourists who had become stuck in G...

Yellow weather warning: snow storm expected on Thursday

17.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: The Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Wednesday and Thursday. Rain...

Majestic iceberg visible from Siglufjörður, North Iceland

16.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: A majestic iceberg is now visible not far from the coast of Siglufjörður in North Iceland. The Iceland Met Office received a phonecall from a ...

Ice-Art Gallery Opening in Downtown Reykjavík

16.09.2018 - icelandreview: The ice-art gallery will feature sculptures that draw upon the Icelandic sagas and Viking history for inspiration....

Ice-Art Gallery Opening in Downtown Reykjavík

16.09.2018 - icelandreview: The ice-art gallery will feature sculptures that draw upon the Icelandic sagas and Viking history for inspiration....

Firing of ON Power’s CEO a ?“Sign of the Times?”

16.09.2018 - icelandreview: Bjarni Már Júlíusson, the CEO of ON Power has been fired for improper conduct toward his colleagues....

Firing of ON Power’s CEO a ?“Sign of the Times?”

16.09.2018 - icelandreview: Bjarni Már Júlíusson, the CEO of ON Power has been fired for improper conduct toward his colleagues....

Prison Logs Provide Vital Evidence in Guðmundur and Geirfinnur Retrial

15.09.2018 - icelandreview: The case represents a miscarriage of justice, said defense lawyer Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, and it’s important that the court admit to its mistakes....

Prison Logs Provide Vital Evidence in Guðmundur and Geirfinnur Retrial

15.09.2018 - icelandreview: The case represents a miscarriage of justice, said defense lawyer Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, and it’s important that the court admit to its mistakes....

New square in Klambratún park in Reykjavik

15.09.2018 - icelandmonitor: A new square has been set up in Klambratún park in East Central Reykjavik. The square is located south of Kj...

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