Fire at Car Dealership

Firefighting crews were called out to Askja used car dealership at 5.00am this morning.

City Council Squabble Sets Tongues Wagging

Tensions flared on Friday when Left Green councilwoman Líf Magneudóttir stuck her tongue out at Independence Party councilwoman Marta Guðjónsdóttir during a meeting of the Reykjavík City Planning Board.

Fire at Car Dealership Iceland Review

Firefighting crews were called out to Askja used car dealership at 5.00am this morning.

City Council Squabble Sets Tongues Wagging Iceland Review

Tensions flared on Friday when Left Green councilwoman Líf Magneudóttir stuck her tongue out at Independence Party councilwoman Marta Guðjónsdóttir during a meeting of the Reykjavík City Planning Board.

Ninety-Five-Year-Old Weatherman Is Oldest Icelander to Go Skydiving Iceland Review

The former director of the Icelandic Met Office went parachuting this week in honour of his 95th birthday.

Start-Up to Begin Algae Cultivation at Hellisheiði Power Plant Iceland Review

The company’s owners believe that it won’t be long before algae will be a viable source of protein and nutrients which can be added to a variety of food products.

German Boy Says Thanks for All the Fish Iceland Review

“It isn’t often that consumers see fit to send their thanks for good products in this way.”

Costa Considers Opening Location in Iceland Iceland Review

Costa is the second-largest coffeehouse chain in the world.

Kennel Club Urges Shorter Quarantine for Imported Pets Iceland Review

Currently, pet dogs being brought into Iceland must be quarantined for four weeks.

Whale Watchers Come to the Aid of Beached Bottlenose Whales Iceland Review

Rescuers were able to keep one of the whales alive for an astonishing six hours before the tide rose and it was able to swim away again.

Only Student In Mjóifjörður Taught By Her Mother Iceland Review

Jóhanna Björg Sævarsdóttir, the only student in Mjóifjörður, will be taught by her mother this winter.

Local vs. Imported Vegetables Iceland Review

What are the current prices for Icelandic vegetables versus imported ones?

New US Embassy But No Ambassador Iceland Review

The position of US ambassador to Iceland has been unoccupied for 572 days.

Men’s Team Down 10 Spots in FIFA Rankings Iceland Review

The Icelandic men’s national football team is down 10 spots in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.

Ring Road Closed at Hellisheiði and Selfoss Iceland Review

Route One in Southwest Iceland is closed at Hellisheiði and Selfoss today.

Propose Drone Surveillance to Combat Fishing Fraud Iceland Review

A new bill proposing increased oversight of fishing is being criticised for going too far.

Free School Supplies for Reykjavík Students Iceland Review

Primary school students in Reykjavík will receive all school supplies at no cost starting this year.

Large Fissure Forms on Landslide Site Iceland Review

A large fissure has formed on Fagraskógarfjall at the site of a recent landslide.

Mould a Growing Problem in Iceland Iceland Review

Mould is a growing problem in Icelandic homes and buildings – and not only old ones.

Whales (Hopefully) Far from Fjord Iceland Review

A pod of pilot whales seems to have finally abandoned Kolgrafafjörður fjord after two attempts to herd the animals out.

Treasury Debt Falls by ISK 88 Billion Iceland Review

The Icelandic Treasury’s debt has fallen by over ISK 88 billion ($809m/€710m) over the past 12 months.