An American couple in their forties has died after a fishing accident in Þingvallavatn lake in Southwest Iceland.
The majority of people moving to the country were foreigners, but last year also marks only the second time since the turn of the century that more Icelanders moved home than abroad in a given year.
Police on Heimaey, the only populated island of the Westman archipelago off of Iceland’s southern coast, have purchased security cameras which will soon be installed both downtown and near the ferry harbour.
The District Court of Reykjavík has accepted convicted murderer Atli Helgason’s request to reinstate his licence to practice law.
Women of Multicultural Ethnicity in Iceland (W.O.M.E.N.) received the 2018 City of Reykjavík Human Rights Award yesterday.
At the time of this writing over 7,000 people have signed the petition and that number is steadily climbing.
A man was hospitalised after driving an excavator under the influence then leading police on a car chase in West Iceland.
Drivers who fail to remove their winter tires for the spring face fines of ISK 20,000 per tire; drivers who do not use a hands-free device to talk on their phones will be fined ISK 40,000.
“The #MeToo movement has turned the Nordic Region on its head, uncovering systematic failures, a lack of leadership, and ignorance in many parts of our society in a somewhat dramatic fashion.”
Researchers suggest that Iceland either adopt daylight savings or start the school day later in order to allow young people to get more rest.
The union has received complaints from female employees at the Hard Rock Café who are required to wear a skirt at work, in lieu of the shirt and pants that their male counterparts wear.
Equine-assisted physiotherapy is a common practice in other countries, but has not been widely used in Iceland.
Customer service employees and their union VR say Harpa’s reaction to their wage concerns are not good enough.
Over a million tons of waste was produced in Iceland in 2016—the largest amount of waste that's ever been produced in the country.
Damage to the turf wall, which stands around a heritage museum in North Iceland, wasn't discovered until later, as the driver left the scene without reporting the accident.
TF-SYN, the helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard, flew almost 650 kilometers out to sea and back to respond to a rescue call from a Russian trawler on Wednesday evening.
Per current law, studded tires must be removed starting on April 15, but five of Iceland's nine police jurisdictions didn’t issue any citations for winter tire infractions last year.
Icelandic students also take the longest time of any students in Europe to complete their university degree and have the highest percentage of students who are parents.
The 600 Bitcoin-mining computers were discovered along with eight high-powered fans in Tianjin when the local power grid reported abnormally high electricity usage.
Some fear that parliament’s proposal for new restrictions on e-cigarettes could negatively impact the trend away from traditional tobacco use.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last month and fled abroad, will be sent back to Iceland on Friday.