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Hay Bale Wrappings Fight Cancer

Proceedings from the sale of pink and blue hay bale wrappings raised money and awareness for breast and bladder cancer. The proceedings went to Krabbameinsfélag Íslands (The Cancer Association of Iceland)

Ice-skating rink in Ingólfstorg

Ice-Skating Rink Opens in Downtown Reykjavík

Telecommunication Company NOVA, in co-operation with Samsung and the city of Reykjavík, have opened an ice skating rink in Ingólfsstræti square, downtown Reykjavík.

Bus Accident

Bus Collides With Snow Plow

Two to three passengers sustained minor injuries when their bus collided with a snow plowing vehicle in Northeast Iceland yesterday afternoon.

More Immigrants Needed In Iceland

Approximately 10.6% of the Icelandic population are immigrants, most of whom come from Poland. Polish authorities have recently begun to ask residents living abroad to return to their home country, due to an increasing need for working hands.

Keflavik International Airport

Leakage of Internally Concealed Drugs

An Icelandic man was taken to the National University Hospital of Iceland a few weeks ago when a package of illegal drugs, which he had concealed internally, began leaking.

Fisherman in Sjávarútvegshúsið Removed

Missing Fisherman To Be Replaced By New Artwork

The Ministry of Industries and Innovation has partnered up with The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists to arrange a competition for a new artwork to grace the Fishing Industry building‘s wall in Reykjavík.

Icelandic flag.

Authors Awarded On Icelandic Language Day

Author Vigdís Grímsdóttir was today awarded the annual Jónas Hallgrímsson Award for her novel, Vaknaðu Þyrnirós, with actor Gunnar Helgason receiving acknowledgement for his contribution to the support of Icelandic.

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