Thomas Møller Olsen, who was sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of 20-year-old Birna Brjánsdóttir, has appealed his conviction to the newly established Land‘s Court.
The Icelandic population is expected to grow from 338 to 452.000 persons in the next 50 years, according to Statistics Iceland, the centre for official statistics in Iceland.
Icelanders upheld the quirky tradition of slipping poems into ballot boxes during Saturday’s parliamentary election.
Five delegates from the Icelandic Red Cross are on their way to the city of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh to work in a hospital set up for refugees from Myanmar.
South Iceland police have found a body in Sólheimasandur, believed to be that of an American tourist who was reported missing last night.
A tourist was killed in September when hit by a car while standing in the middle of the road. This took place on route 1 at Sólheimasandur, South Iceland.
A number of Flórídana plastic juice bottles were the cause of eye injuries in late August when the bottle-caps started bursting open.
Icelandic landscape has become prominent in a lot of film blockbusters and television series. A key part of the nation’s recovery from the 2008 financial crisis was an influx of foreign investment, driven by a weaker currency. This made it possible for a lot of high profile Hollywood projects to...
Shortly before the opening of Icelandair‘s gigantic ten-thousand square metre hangar in Keflavík Airport, its fire-extinguishing system was tested.
The number of Icelanders living in rental housing has dropped over the past 12 months, while the number of those living with their parents has increased.
The Icelandic banking system is much better prepared for a potential collapse than it was prior to the 2008 crash.
Icelandic Homemakers aren't happy with offal sales, as the amount of blood and quality of tripe are lacking.
The neo-nazi group "Keystone United“ marched on Saturday through the streets of Philadelphia toward a statue of Icelandic Viking Þorfinnur karlsefni.
In a post on social media, Björk details her experiences of sexual harassment by Danish director Lars von Trier.
In a public post on her social media accounts, Icelandic musician Björk has come forward with an experience of sexual harassment by Danish film director Lars von Trier.
Svanur Þorsteinsson visits Sunnuhlíð retirement home three times a week to offer residents rides in a special wagon which attaches to his bike.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson unexpectedly joined almost 30 swimmers in a sea swim from Ægisíða.
Greenlander Thomas Møller Olsen has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, as well as the attempted smuggle of 20 kg of hashish.
Anna Lára Pálsdóttir, teacher and receptionist at Hotel Katla in Vík, South Iceland, has begun teaching a new Icelandic course for foreign workers in the area.
The Icelandic National Church has faced scrutiny since the mid-90’s, due to its poor handling of the sexual assault accusations of its priests. In 1996, bishop of Iceland Ólafur Skúlason was accused of sexually assaulting a woman numerous times.
Ísafjörður town, in the Icelandic Westfjords, has set up a three-dimensional pedestrian crossing in the central part of town.
A woman found seriously injured in her apartment in Reykjavík last night was pronounced dead upon arrival to the emergency room.