Two individuals who sought international protection in Iceland in 2015 and 2016 turned out to have connections to terrorist organizations.
One of the men in police custody, suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, will be released today.
The price of real estate in Iceland could go up by as much as 30 percent in the next three years, according to a new forecast from Arion Bank.
Following yesterday’s interrogations of the two men suspected in the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir, police believe they now have a clearer idea of the sequence of events the day she died.
Vísir reports today that a woman in Greenland has repeatedly been encouraged by her countrymen to press charges anew against a crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq for sexual abuse.
Thousands of people marched down Laugavegur in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday to remember Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman, whose body was found in Reykjanes just over a week ago.
More than 4,200 people are planning to attend a memorial gathering in downtown Reykjavík tomorrow afternoon for Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman whose body was discovered in Reykjanes last Sunday.
The man who fell into a glacial crevasse on Vatnajökull glacier at noon is now safe at a cabin on Grímsfjall mountain.
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.