Search and rescue personnel in the southern West Fjords were mobilized around 4 pm yesterday due to a traveler in distress west of Rauðisandur beach.
A new lighthouse will be built by Sæbraut in Reykjavík this winter, the first new lighthouse to be built in Iceland for more than 30 years.
Sometimes, it’s best to leave the key in the car when you park it … at least if you choose a parking spot impossible to get out of in the middle of a mountain slope.
Online sexual violence is the theme of this year’s Slut Walk set to take place tomorrow, Saturday, in Reykjavík.
The town of Akureyri in North Iceland plans to increase the number of surveillance cameras in operation and monitor all roads into the town.
Two capital area police officers are under investigation for brutality during an arrest which left one man with a double leg fracture in May.
After sending out a distress signal at 4:30 am this morning, three Americans sailors have been rescued from their yacht in deep water off the southwest coast of Iceland.
Increasing housing prices create ideal circumstances for people looking to take advantage of those in need.
An inmate who escaped from prison in Akureyri, North Iceland yesterday afternoon was recaptured outside a movie theater in the city center later that evening.
The man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday has been identified by South Iceland police as Nika Begades, a 22-year-old from Georgia.
The search for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall on Wednesday will be scaled back over the weekend, according to the South Iceland police.
Search resumed this morning for a man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall, South Iceland, between 4 and 5 pm yesterday.
A house, where staff members of Hótel Reynihlíð on Mývatn lake, North Iceland, reside, was destroyed in a fire overnight.
The Reykjavík Municipal Health Authority has advised people not to swim in the sea due to potential risk of E. coli contamination.
Crew members from the Greenlandic vessel Polar Nanoq gave their testimony in court this morning in the Birna Brjánsdóttir murder case.
A fire broke out at the United Silicon plant in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland, at about 3am this morning.
French traveler Louise Soreda, who was reported missing yesterday at the request of her parents, has reported to the police.
Bala Kamallakharan, an Indian entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Iceland for eleven years, was yesterday granted Icelandic citizenship, previously denied to him on the basis of a single speeding ticket.
A new building, located at Laugavegur 4-6, has been the subject of considerable controversy in Reykjavík in recent days.
A potentially serious pollution accident was narrowly avoided today, as an oil truck carrying 3000 liters of diesel flipped over on a bridge in Northern Iceland.
An ever-increasing number of visitors to Iceland require medical treatment at the country’s national hospital, Landspítali.
Chlamydia remained by far the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted disease (STD) in Iceland in the first half of this year, according to a report on communicable diseases issued by the Icelandic Directorate of Health.
Iceland’s public bus authority Strætó bs. has purchased nine electric-powered buses from Chinese specialist bus manufacturer Yutong.