Young people fleeing Iceland

„We are a young couple moving to Denmark tomorrow, the main reason being the economic situation in Iceland and how hard it is for young people to establish themselves” So starts a statement issued by a young couple named Halla and Stefan. The message accompanied by a short YouTube sketch outlining the hardships of living […]

Old giant Katla Volcano might be stirring, indicated by recent tremors

The Icelandic Meteorology Office (IMO) has raised an alarm after one of the islands largest volcano had the biggest tremors surrounding it since 1977 Two tremors larger than 4 on the richter scale early Monday near the crater of Katla, the old giant theorized to be long overdue for an eruption. The IMO issued a […]

Young people fleeing Iceland IceNews – Daily News

„We are a young couple moving to Denmark tomorrow, the main reason being the economic situation in Iceland and how hard it is for young people to establish themselves” So starts a statement issued by a young couple named Halla and Stefan. The message accompanied by a short YouTube sketch outlining the hardships of living […]

Old giant Katla Volcano might be stirring, indicated by recent tremors IceNews – Daily News

The Icelandic Meteorology Office (IMO) has raised an alarm after one of the islands largest volcano had the biggest tremors surrounding it since 1977 Two tremors larger than 4 on the richter scale early Monday near the crater of Katla, the old giant theorized to be long overdue for an eruption. The IMO issued a […]

Tourist Charged EUR 800 for Viewing Plane Wreck Iceland Review

The United States Navy Douglas Super DC-3 airplane which made an emergency landing on Sólheimasandur, a black sand beach in South of Iceland, in 1973 has become famous after being featured in music videos and films.

Hundreds of reindeer killed by lightning in Norway IceNews – Daily News

Lightning storm in a mountainous area of Telemark County in Norway killed 322 reindeer this weekend. The Norwegian Institute of natural science say there are known cases of reindeer being killed by lightning but never before in such magnitude. Vísir reports trough NRK. “There was a thunderstorm recently and we think lightning is the most […]

Grímsey Artwork too Heavy for Arctic Circle Iceland Review

A new outdoor artwork, Hringur og Kúla (‘Circle and Ball’) by Kristinn E. Hrafnsson and Studio Granda, turned out to be too heavy to be moved to the Arctic Circle on Grímsey island, north of Iceland, where it was supposed to stand and move with t…

Largest Quakes to Hit Katla Volcano in Decades Iceland Review

Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.6 and 4.5 hit Katla volcano in Mýrdalsjökull glacier last night, followed by a series of aftershocks. These are the largest quakes to hit Katla since 1977, when a 5.1 earthquake was measured there.

Snapshot 834 Iceland Review

Stokkseyrarkirkja church, South Iceland. Sony RX1R II, 35mm 1/250 ƒ10 ISO50

Internet crimes in Iceland – New report IceNews – Daily News

Increasingly the Network and Information Security department of Iceland’s Post and Telecom Administration is warding of information hijacks and extortionists attacking Icelandic Internet users. Cases where Icelandic IP´s are the perpetrators in internet attacks against foreign parties and extortion against an Icelandic firms are increasing as well according to RUV’s report based on the annual […]

Snapshot 833 Iceland Review

Power line at Skeiðarársandur, Southeast Iceland. Sony RX1R II, 35mm 1/250 ƒ20 ISO100 1:1 mode

Snapshot 832 Iceland Review

From the beach at Hvesta in the West Fjords. Sony RX1R II, 35mm, 1/200 ƒ5.6 ISO100

Elephant in Vestmannaeyjar Islands Iceland Review

Where can I find photos of the elephant?

Eight-Car Accident near Reykjavík Iceland Review

There were major traffic delays on Hafnarfjarðarvegur road between Hafnarfjörður and Reykjavík this morning, due to a traffic accident close to the Kópavogur exit.

Drug Abuse Kills Close to 100 in Three Years Iceland Review

More Icelanders are losing their lives to drug abuse than ever before.

Snapshot 831 Iceland Review

Selfie taken at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, Southeast Iceland. Sony RX1R II, 35mm, 1/500 ƒ10 ISO100

President Sends Letter of Condolence to Italy Iceland Review

Today, Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson sent his and the Icelandic nation’s condolences to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and the Italian nation.

Youth’s Rock Festival this Sunday Iceland Review

​The Youth’s Rock Festival will be held for the first time at KEX Hostel, Reykjavík, this Sunday.

Soil Samples from Iceland Iceland Review

Is it legal to take soil samples out of the country?

Russians Rave about Iceland Iceland Review

Russians are the group of tourists happiest with their stay in Iceland, according to the Tourist Pulse.

Icelandic Football Player Signs with Fulham Iceland Review

Icelandic football player Ragnar Sigurðsson, who caught attention at the EURO 2016 in France this summer, has signed a two-year contract with the English football club Fulham.