Drivers who fail to remove their winter tires for the spring face fines of ISK 20,000 per tire; drivers who do not use a hands-free device to talk on their phones will be fined ISK 40,000.
“The #MeToo movement has turned the Nordic Region on its head, uncovering systematic failures, a lack of leadership, and ignorance in many parts of our society in a somewhat dramatic fashion.”
Researchers suggest that Iceland either adopt daylight savings or start the school day later in order to allow young people to get more rest.
The union has received complaints from female employees at the Hard Rock Café who are required to wear a skirt at work, in lieu of the shirt and pants that their male counterparts wear.
Equine-assisted physiotherapy is a common practice in other countries, but has not been widely used in Iceland.
Customer service employees and their union VR say Harpa’s reaction to their wage concerns are not good enough.
Over a million tons of waste was produced in Iceland in 2016—the largest amount of waste that's ever been produced in the country.
Damage to the turf wall, which stands around a heritage museum in North Iceland, wasn't discovered until later, as the driver left the scene without reporting the accident.
TF-SYN, the helicopter of the Icelandic Coast Guard, flew almost 650 kilometers out to sea and back to respond to a rescue call from a Russian trawler on Wednesday evening.
Per current law, studded tires must be removed starting on April 15, but five of Iceland's nine police jurisdictions didn’t issue any citations for winter tire infractions last year.
Icelandic students also take the longest time of any students in Europe to complete their university degree and have the highest percentage of students who are parents.
The 600 Bitcoin-mining computers were discovered along with eight high-powered fans in Tianjin when the local power grid reported abnormally high electricity usage.
Some fear that parliament’s proposal for new restrictions on e-cigarettes could negatively impact the trend away from traditional tobacco use.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last month and fled abroad, will be sent back to Iceland on Friday.
The majority of midwives at the National University Hospital of Iceland will refuse overtime shifts as of tomorrow.
Dalvík SAR received the honor for their effective use of a drone in the rescues of two hikers near Siglufjörður in 2016.
Icelandic Insurance company VÍS has created a Facebook page for personal items that were salvaged from the Garðabær storage facility where a massive fire broke out earlier this month.
The bus is one of 14 that have been purchased and will soon be introduced to the municipal public transportation system.
Iceland ranks 13th in this year’s World Press Freedom Index, whereas last year, it was ranked 10th worldwide. Iceland is currently the lowest ranked of all the Nordic countries.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who was arrested in Amsterdam after fleeing an Icelandic prison last week, has been sentenced to 19 days in custody.