The spotted seal is critically endangered in Iceland.
The local council of Skútustaðahreppur wants to see taxes collected from overnight stays directed to local authorities for the building of tourist infrastructure.
Nearly two out of every three of Iceland’s residents, or just over 65%, are registered members of the national church.
Around ten ships from NATO's maritime forces carrying some 6,000 marines will arrive in Reykjavík next weekend.
The Federation of General and Special Workers of Iceland (SGS) is calling for a minimum monthly wage hike to ISK 425,000 ($3,660/€3,160).