One possibility is that a powerful backdraft during a fire could have caused the explosion.
The district court of Reykjavík has sentenced the Icelandic government to pay ISK 100,000 in damages to a man who was held in a prison cell for thirteen hours after being arrested.
The video, part of an initiative entitled “Gender-Based Violence is Closer Than You Think,” shows men reading out the true stories of women around the world who have survived sexual assault.
"“Did you go to the ATM earlier tonight but forget to take your money? Lucky for you, there were two trustworthy young gentlemen behind you in line."
The five individuals charged in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case received a full acquittal today, 38 years after the original sentence.
This was among the findings just released by Statistics Iceland, which also showed that voter turnout increased for the first time since 2002.
Reykjavík city will construct 25 homes for homeless with social problems. Homelessness has increased by 95% since 2012.
Valur Lýðsson was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing his brother Ragnar by assaulting him.
Although it’s often said that Iceland is a country without significant class divisions, a sociologist who has been studying this phenomenon for years says this is far from the truth.
Olsen is petitioning for his sentence to be reduced, redirecting the blame for Birna’s murder to his shipmate.
The rate of registered Icelanders has gone below 60% for the first time, decreasing from around 90% near the turn of the millenium.
Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are in preventative drug treatment have been forced to be without drugs for days or to loan each other drugs in order to be able to continue treatment due to a shortage of anti-hormonal drugs in the country
Bjarni Már Júlíusson, the CEO of ON Power has been fired for improper conduct toward his colleagues.
The case represents a miscarriage of justice, said defense lawyer Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, and it’s important that the court admit to its mistakes.
Back in its original spot where it’s stood since 1937, Bæjarins Beztu has also returned to its original hours.
During a tour of the arboretum in the Hallormsstaður National Forest, the president was introduced to a partially completed bust of himself.
24% of Icelandic males between 25 to 34 years old have not completed secondary education, a rate lower than most European countries.
The retrial of six individuals sentenced in the infamous Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case decades ago began today.
Union directors are calling on Icelandic authorities to address the growing problem of human trafficking and social dumping in Iceland.
The Directorate of Health has released the results of long-term study entitled “Suicidal Thoughts and Suicide Attempts Among Icelandic Young People: Findings of Upper Secondary Surveys, 2000 – 2016.”
The elementary school in the East Iceland village of Eskifjörður is working to reduce the cost of school lunches for its students.