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.
Plans are in the works to open around 30 new restaurants in Reykjavík city center in the near future. The combined venues will be able to seat at least 1,000 customers at a time.
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.