Iceland celebrates 100 years of sovereignty

From settlement in 874AD (approximately), Iceland has had a long journey on the way to becoming its own sovereign nation. Iceland celebrates today the 100 years since signing the Act of Union with Denmark in 1918 that handed all political power from Copenhagen to Reykjavík, though holding the Danish King as head of state. This […]

Man in Custody Suspected of Human Trafficking

The Land’s Court has extended the custody of a man who is suspected of trafficking dozens of people to the country.

Iceland celebrates 100 years of sovereignty IceNews – Daily News

From settlement in 874AD (approximately), Iceland has had a long journey on the way to becoming its own sovereign nation. Iceland celebrates today the 100 years since signing the Act of Union with Denmark in 1918 that handed all political power from Copenhagen to Reykjavík, though holding the Danish King as head of state. This […]

Man in Custody Suspected of Human Trafficking Iceland Review

The Land’s Court has extended the custody of a man who is suspected of trafficking dozens of people to the country.

Stormy Weather Expected Across Iceland Iceland Review

Travellers are advised to check weather conditions regularly over the next few days.

Iceland Airwaves 2018 – Yin and Yang Iceland Review

This year’s Airwaves had yin and yang in full force, surprising us at every corner. We can’t wait for next year!

Icelandic Mountaineers Cremated in Nepal Iceland Review

The mountaineers’ relatives are expected to return to Iceland with the ashes next weekend.

Robber Targeted Dacia Dusters Iceland Review

A man has been taken into custody for a number of break-ins targeting Dacia Duster cars.

Icelandair Shareholders Yet to Approve WOW air Purchase Iceland Review

The Iceland Stock Exchange (ICEX) suspended trading of Icelandair shares yesterday.

Four Hundred Women Leaders Meet in Reykjavík Today Iceland Review

The Women Leaders Global Forum brings together 400 women leaders from around the world in Reykjavík today.

All Icelanders Automatically Registered as Organ Donors Next Year Iceland Review

As of the start of the new year, all Icelanders will automatically be designated as organ donors unless they specifically opt out.

Hólavallagarður Cemetery Celebrates 180 Years Iceland Review

Hólavallagarður was consecrated in 1838 and served as the capital’s principal cemetery for almost a century.

Hólavallagarður Cemetery Celebrates One Hundred and Eighty Years Iceland Review

Hólavallagarður was consecrated in 1838 and served as the capital’s principal cemetery for almost a century.

Pirate MPs Condemn Spanish Response to Catalan Independence Vote Iceland Review

Six Pirate Party MPs are calling for Alþingi to publicly condemn the Spanish government’s response to the Catalan independence vote which was undertaken last year on October 1, 2017.

Two Hundred Take Part in UN Women's Candle Light March Iceland Review

Two hundred people took part in the march, which is held in observance of the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Translations of Icelandic Literature Have Tripled in Ten Years Iceland Review

This year, the Icelandic Literature Center has awarded 106 grants to support translations of Icelandic works into 31 languages.

Translations of Icelandic Literature Have Tripled in Ten Years Iceland Review

This year, the Icelandic Literature Center has awarded 106 grants to support translations of Icelandic works into 31 languages.

Court Upholds Sentence but Criticizes Interrogation Procedure Iceland Review

Although the court has confirmed Thomas Møller Olsen’s original sentence and says that there is no realistic possibility that he is innocent of these crimes, it did criticize police for their initial interrogation methods, which they said contravened …

Icelanders Demand Better Black Friday Deals Iceland Review

“If we’re going to have this Black Friday like in the United States,” remarked shopper Katrín Alexsandra Helgudóttir, “then I think that we can do a little better than [15 - 25% off].”

Christmas Cat on the Prowl in Reykjavík Iceland Review

The fearsome feline’s likeness has been captured in a sculpture that is 5 meters [16 feet] tall and 6 meters [19 feet] wide and decorated with 6,500 LED lights.

19 Years Confirmed at Court of Appeal for Birna Brjánsdóttir Murder Iceland Review

Thomas Møller Olsen’s sentence of 19 years for the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, as well as drug smuggling, was confirmed at the Court of Appeal today.