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Off-Road Idiots Fined

The police in Húsavík, Northeast Iceland, fined tourists who called search and rescue after their rental SUV’s front wheel got stuck in a fissure on Wednesday.

Hafnarfjörður

Hafnarfjörður on WHO List of Towns with Cleanest Air

The town of Hafnarfjörður, just outside Reykjavík, is among the towns and cities with the cleanest air in the world, according to the latest study by the World Health Organization (WHO). Three quarters of the 32 cleanest cities (with small particulates, otherwise know as PM2.5, of less than 5...

Mammút at the Stopp - Let’s Protect the Park benefit concert

Warming Up After Seriously Cool Easter

With the five-day-long Easter weekend now behind us, all reports are that the annual Aldrei fór ég suður music festival in Ísafjörður went swimmingly – despite the bad weather. And hope is at hand there too, with warm weather on its way.

Surfing off Seltjarnarnes

Surfing in Iceland Featured in Ad

The latest TV advertisement for Jagermeister, a brand of German herbal liqueur, features a group of professional surfers in Iceland in winter. The air temperature dropped to around 2ºC (35.6ºF) during the shoot.

Geysir

Court Bans Geysir Entrance Fee

The Icelandic State has obtained an injunction against landowners in the Geysir area, prohibiting them from charging an entrance fee to Geysir, according to a decision by the South Iceland District Court earlier this morning.

Snowstorm Hellisheidi

Icy Roads in Parts of Iceland

Hellisheiði mountain pass on the way from Reykjavík to South Iceland is icy due to snowfall last night. Other mountain roads in the southwest as well as roads in the southeast of the country are also icy.

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