There have been instances of people fainting while waiting their turn to snorkel or scuba-dive in Silfra fissure, according to Einar Ásgeir Sæmundsson, communications official at Þingvellir National Park.
When the granddaughter of Guðný Ásgeirsdóttir, a 94-year-old woman, came to her deathbed after being told her grandma had passed away, she was greeted by the old woman.
A US tourist is dead after snorkeling yesterday in Silfra fissure, Þingvellir National Park, Southwest Iceland.
When the trawler Polar Amaroq from Greenland came to harbor in Neskaupstaður, East Iceland, they were invited for dinner at Hildibrand Hotel.
The only female contestant participating in machine shearing at the World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships in New Zealand, February 8-11, is from Iceland.
Birna Brjánsdóttir’s parents and brother posted a Facebook message yesterday to express their gratitude to the support they received in connection with Birna’s funeral.
The father of the late Birna Brjánsdóttir, a 20-year-old Icelandic woman who was murdered on January 14, posted a Facebook message yesterday, stating, “I denounce the conduct of judging a whole nation based on the actions of one man.”
Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland Már Guðmundsson does not like the idea, introduced earlier this week by a construction company, to offer 95 percent loans to home buyers.
Rescue workers have been called out in Southwest Iceland to assist people due to the severe weather that is affecting the area.
A new sign in the women’s locker room at Laugardalur swimming pool in Reykjavík instructs guests to “wash with soup without yor bathing suit” before entering the pool.
A report published yesterday sheds light on the harsh and inhumane treatment of children who stayed at Kópavogshæli, an institution for the disabled, which was operated in Kópavogur, Southwest Iceland, from 1952 to 1993.
The number of foreign tourists injured in traffic in Iceland last year was 223, according to new figures from the Icelandic Transport Authority.
Quoting unnamed sources, RÚV reported last night that the cause of Birna Brjánsdóttir’s death was drowning.
Police were called out to Keflavík International Airport this morning to search for a drunk passenger.
An Icelandic construction company is offering ten apartments for sale, where the buyer will only need to provide a five percent down payment.
The Suðurnes Police Department is investigating the accident in Reykjanes on Friday, in which a man was killed when gases from a borehole were carried into the water supply of the building where he slept.
Rescue workers searched in vain yesterday afternoon for clues near the site where Birna Brjánsdóttir’s body was found on January 22, on the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula.
Funeral services were held for Birna Brjánsdóttir at Hallgrímskirkja church, Reykjavík, yesterday afternoon.
The owners of electric cars should be energized by the news that there are plans for about 200 charging stations to be built in Iceland in the next three years.
Gases were carried from a borehole into the local water supply in Reykjanes, where a fatal accident occurred overnight.
It could take Icelandic fish exporters many years to win back their US market share, according to an importer of fish in Boston
One man is dead and another one has been hospitalized after a work-related accident at the fish processing company Háteigur on Reykjanes peninsula.
Police custody of the man suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir has been extended by two weeks.