Rescue workers in South Iceland and the capital area were called out at noon, because of a man who fell into a glacial crevasse by Grímsfjall mountain in Vatnajökull glacier.
Air Iceland flight attendants signed a new wage contract before midnight last night, thereby averting an impending three-day strike.
Domestic Air Iceland flights will be canceled tomorrow if an agreement is not reached in wage negotiations with flight attendants today.
Fréttablaðið and Vísir report today that among evidence gathered by police onboard the trawler Polar Nanoq in the case of the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, is the winter jacket of one of the crew members.
Representatives of the majority and the Progressive Party in the environment and planning board of the City of Reykjavík would like to look into the possibility of assessing a fee for the use of studded car tires.
The trawler Polar Nanoq has caused a political debate in Greenland, after 20 kg of hashish were confiscated onboard when the trawler reached harbor in Hafnarfjörður on January 18.
Today, the investigation of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir will focus on reviewing data the police have gathered since she went missing on January 14.
The charity Family Aid of Iceland has decided not to distribute fur coats to homeless Icelanders, as planned.
The research of a forensic pathologist and the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has confirmed that the body discovered by Selvogsviti lighthouse in Reykjanes on Sunday is that of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
Iceland ranks 14th among the world’s least corrupt nations, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.
Polar Seafood, the company that owns the trawler Polar Nanoq, sent out the following statement this morning:
PETA (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) has donated 200 fur coats to the charity Family Aid of Iceland to be distributed to homeless Icelanders.
More than 2,700 people are planning to attend a gathering in memory of Birna Brjánsdóttir on Saturday.
RÚV reports today that Birna Brjánsdóttir’s ID was found in a waste basket onboard the trawler Polar Nanoq, when the police searched the ship.
The family of Birna Brjánsdóttir received letters of condolence yesterday, both from the president of Iceland and from the crew of Polar Nanoq.
The Supreme Court of Iceland has confirmed the two-week police custody of the two suspects in the death of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir, granted by the Reykjanes District Court.
Interrogations will continue tonight or tomorrow of two men, suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
Numerous people convened last night in front of the Icelandic consulate in Nuuk, Greenland, to light candles in memory of Birna Brjánsdóttir.
More than 300 Icelandic rescue workers continued searching for clues regarding the disappearance of Birna Brjánsdóttir last night.
The driver of the white car, sought by police since Friday in connection with Birna Brjánsdóttir’s disappearance, was found last night.
At a press conference at 5 pm, the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police Department announced that the Icelandic Coast Guard helicopter discovered a body this afternoon on the rocky beach by Selvogsviti light house on the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula. The body is believed to be that of Birna...
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police Department has posted a message on its Facebook page, asking the driver of the white car, pictured above, to step forward.
The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police department has sent a request to every regional management of rescue groups in Iceland, asking for volunteers to participate in a major search for Birna Brjánsdóttir, scheduled for tomorrow.