Icelandic customs officers have stopped 199 shipments of melatonin, ordered from the United States. 88 of those shipments were shipped between June and August this year.
A man sought help in the University Hospital of Iceland after coming across a dead baby mouse in a salad he purchased at the restaurant Fresco.
The City of Reykjavík has reached an agreement to buy the oldest house in downtown Reykjavík for over ISK 260 million (USD 2.5 million/EUR 2 million).
Academy Award Nominee and Golden Globe winner Jóhann Jóhannsson is no longer attached to the film Blade Runner 2049.
This year's Venice Film Festival includes the Icelandic film Under The Tree (Icelandic: Undir Trénu). It premiered there yesterday and received very positive reviews from the press.
The first ever H&M store in Iceland opens in Smáralind, Kópavogur tomorrow morning. This event has been greatly anticipated by Icelanders, seeing as H&M is the country's most popular clothing store, despite the fact that there has never been an H&M store in Iceland before.
Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has been nominated for a World Soundtrack Award in the Best Film Composer of the Year category.
Icelandic musician Björk announced the upcoming release of her next album yesterday on social media.
Oscar-winning cinematographer Robert Richardson has come on board for director Baltasar Kormákur’s upcoming movie project, Adrift.
The Eistnaflug music festival is underway for the twelfth time in the town of Neskaupstaður in East Iceland. The festival slogan, ‘Don’t be an idiot’, is meant as a reminder to festivalgoers to behave themselves, or risk the festival being cancelled.
Icelandic actors Ingvar E. Sigurðsson and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson will appear in the second instalment of the Fantastic beasts and Where to Find Them series.
Björk’s virtual reality music video ‘Notget’ has won the Grand Prix, first place, in the Digital Craft category at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Four pagan graves, believed to date from the tenth century, were discovered by archaeologists on Dysnes point, near Akureyri.
The big stage has now been set up at the Secret Solstice music festival that will take place in Laugardalur valley in Reykjavík this weekend.
The top of Esja mountain, near Reykjavík, will be the venue this evening for a concert featuring some of Iceland’s best-known hip hop artists.
Carlo Petrini, president and co-founder of the global grassroots organization Slow Food, will be visiting Iceland next week and giving a lecture at at the University of Iceland on Tuesday.
A conference of authors of nonfiction will be held at the University of Iceland and Harpa Concert Hall June 1-4.