Iceland’s naming committee has elected not to approve the name of a little girl named Alex.
Icelandic midwife Edda Sveinsdóttir has developed a new technique to help minimize perineal trauma during childbirth.
The Department of Welfare of Reykjavík City has put forth plans to improve service for female immigrants, asylum seekers, and refugees.
Iceland dropped four places in an annual comparison of European healthcare systems conducted by Swedish think tank Health Consumer Powerhouse.
A new proposal put forth by the city would see the busy Miklabraut highway turned into an underground traffic tunnel.
Strætó BS has received approval from the Ministry for the Environment for a pilot project allowing pets on public buses.
It is suspected that a single group is behind dozens of burglaries which have occurred in the Reykjavík capital area over the past several weeks.
Iceland's population at the end of 2017 reached 348,580, according to new information from Statistics Iceland.
Around one third of university students in Iceland show symptoms of depression, according to the results of a study on the mental health of students at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík University, and the University of Akureyri.
The Icelandic Naming Committee has added five new first names and two middle names to the register of approved names.
Women of foreign origin in Iceland have stepped forward sharing their experiences of gender-based discrimination and violence under the banner of the #metoo movement.
The Icelandic Supreme Court ruled today that a 76% toll on imported French Fries is not unconstitutional.
Police are investigating the death of a French tourist whose body was found by search and rescue teams in South Iceland yesterday.
A trial project run by the city of Reykjavík is offering university students housing in an elderly care centre.
Iceland is number six on the list of countries with the highest proportion of Veganuary participants.
About 90% of the curriculum taught in Icelandic universities is in English, even as a third of Icelandic university students have difficulty utilizing the language in a university environment.
Nearly 100 people were admitted to the emergency room on one night due to accidents on icy sidewalks and roads around the city.
Uninsured patients owe the National University Hospital of Iceland nearly ISK 190 million for treatment received between 2013 and 2016.
Reykjavík capital area police have acknowledged that valuables seized during a house search around four years ago have disappeared from their shelves.