A volcanic eruption in Iceland in late 822 was likely responsible for widespread famine, plague, and freezing temperatures throughout Europe, The Economist reports.
Perlan will begin charging visitors to go out on its observation deck starting on September 1 of this year.
Two men have confessed to illegally cultivating 600 cannabis plants in Reykjavík, nearly 200 of which were almost ready to be harvested.
Tourism companies Iceland Travel, which is owned by Icelandair, and Gray Line Iceland have agreed to merge.
The 19th annual Reykjavík Pride kicked off yesterday when the festival president Eva María Þórarinsdóttir Lange and Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson helped to paint a rainbow walkway leading up to the entrance of city hall.
Two capital area police officers are under investigation for brutality during an arrest which left one man with a double leg fracture in May.