Raw sewage is being pumped into the ocean at Faxaskjól on the west side of Reykjavík at a rate of 750 liters per second, RÚV reports.
With almost 500 people ticketed each year for using their phones while driving, some say that current fines are too low to make an impact.
A foreign citizen is in custody after being arrested at Keflavík International Airport in possession of 2.2 kilos of cocaine.
Camper van rental company Kúkú Campers has been subject to criticism after it came to light that the company’s homepage included text encouraging travellers to “eat whatever they like on public land”.
A resident of downtown Reykjavík, Þorsteinn Björnsson, took to Facebook yesterday to share his experience of coming across two tourists using Hallargarður park as a public toilet.
Strætó, the company running Iceland’s public transportation system, has announced the winner of their online design competition to decorate one of their buses. The winner is Lena Margrét Aradóttir, whose design has a feminist bent
The Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority has asked police for further documentation regarding the group of nine tourists who chased and killed a lamb this past weekend.
Guðmundur Ármannsson, a dairy farmer from East Iceland, was forced to visit a doctor in Reykjavík last week after getting hit in the eye with a cow’s tail. It was his first trip to the city.
An online competition for bus designs by the Reykjavík bus system has proved popular. The competition is not over until midnight tonight but already more than 20.000 votes have been cast and the competition website has twice become overloaded and crashed.
A group of foreign tourists caught a lamb close to the village of Breiðdalsvík in East Iceland and cut its throat.
Reykjavík City Council yesterday approved a cooperative agreement on the construction of a train line between Reykjavík and Keflavík Airport.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police have issued a renewed appeal for help in finding a missing 38-year-old man.
There is growing interest among foreigners in studying the Icelandic language, according to Margrét Jónsdóttir, head of Icelandic Studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Iceland.
Two hikers who, were reported missing in the West Fjords late last night, have been found safe and sound.
This morning, the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police arrested a man accused of driving a motocross bike under the influence of narcotics.
America Ferrera, the Golden Globe-winning actress best known for her portrayal of Betty Suarez in the TV show Ugly Betty, is on vacation in Iceland.
Well over 20 million krónur (USD 192,000, EUR 171,000) has already been raised for the victims of a natural disaster in Greenland.
The widower of a woman who died in an accident at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland two years ago said that while he feels some sympathy for the captain of the amphibious vehicle that ran over his wife, safety precautions at the lagoon were totally lacking.
A woman intending to make some purchases at a shopping mall yesterday evening decided to shoplift the goods instead because she felt the prices were too high.
June 19th was Women’s Rights Day in Iceland, held to celebrate the 102nd anniversary of Icelandic women receiving voting rights.