Icelander One of 35 Innovators Under 35

Icelander Viktor Aðalsteinsson has been chosen as one of 35 Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review .

Birna Murder Case Proceedings Begin

The main proceedings of the case against Tomas Möller Olsen, charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, began today in the district court of Reykjanes, South Iceland.

Icelander One of 35 Innovators Under 35 Iceland Review

Icelander Viktor Aðalsteinsson has been chosen as one of 35 Innovators under 35 by MIT Technology Review .

Birna Murder Case Proceedings Begin Iceland Review

The main proceedings of the case against Tomas Möller Olsen, charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, began today in the district court of Reykjanes, South Iceland.

Refugees Wanted in North Iceland Iceland Review

The municipal council of Norðurþing , North Iceland, believes Iceland is not doing enough about the global refugee crisis.

Wall Street Journal Reports on Tourism in Iceland Iceland Review

American newspaper The Wall Street Journal published an article on Iceland’s tourism industry yesterday.

Surtsey Borehole Collapses Iceland Review

A large borehole in the island of Surtsey collapsed yesterday after drilling over 150 meters (492 feet) into the earth, only 50 meters (164 feet) shy of its 200 meters (656 feet) goal.

Stopping A Polluting Factory Hinders Progress Iceland Review

Reykjanesbær town council wishes to completely shut down the United Silicon factory while work is underway on fixing its pollution issue.

Plans For Reykjavík Ferris Wheel Unfavorably Received Iceland Review

Reykjavík’s Environmental- and Planning Commission is against plans to build a hundred meter (328 feet) tall Ferris wheel in Reykjavík, called the Reykjavík Eye.

Reykjavik Excursions in collaboration with TripAdvisor announce the “Unleash Iceland” campaign IceNews – Daily News

According to eNewsWire, Reykjavik Excursions, a leading bus company in Iceland, has partnered with TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel website, in a unique campaign called “Unleash Iceland”. Nicole Brown, senior director of Brand Partnerships at TripAdvisor, says that they’re “pleased to partner with Reykjavik Excursions to help travellers make the most of their Iceland experience,” […]

Food Hall Opens In Bus Station This Weekend Iceland Review

This Saturday, the former bus center Hlemmur in central Reykjavík will finish its transformation into Hlemmur Food Hall, a bus stop-food hall hybrid.

Lack Of Down Syndrome In Iceland Causes Controversy Iceland Review

The low number of children born with Down syndrome in Iceland has caused a stir after CBS‘s report on the matter aired earlier this week.

Lack Of Down Syndrome In Iceland Causes Controversy Iceland Review

The low number of children born with Down syndrome in Iceland has caused a stir after CBS‘s report on the matter aired earlier this week.

The Case Of The Missing Fisherman Iceland Review

A peculiar erasure of an iconic artwork decorating the Fishing Industry Building in the Reykjavík city center has Icelanders dumbfounded.

The Case Of The Missing Fisherman Iceland Review

A peculiar erasure of an iconic artwork decorating the Fishing Industry Building in the Reykjavík city center has Icelanders dumbfounded.

Costco Partly Responsible For Increase In Icelandair Cargo Flights Iceland Review

Icelandair had a 40% increase in cargo flights this July compared to the same month last year. The increase can partly be traced to Iceland’s demand for imported Costco products.

Costco Partly Responsible For Increase In Icelandair Cargo Flights Iceland Review

Icelandair had a 40% increase in cargo flights this July compared to the same month last year. The increase can partly be traced to Iceland’s demand for imported Costco products.

Earthquakes on Reykjanes Peninsula Iceland Review

An earthquake swarm was recorded on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland this past weekend.

Two Million Cubic Meters Mined from Mountain Iceland Review

Two million cubic meters (70.6 million cubic feet) of gravel and rock have been mined from the south side of Ingólfsfjall mountain, South Iceland.

Footballer Gylfi Sold for Record 45 Million Iceland Review

Everton have reached an agreement with Swansea to sign Icelandic football player Gylfi Sigurðsson for a club-record fee of GBP 45 million.

There’s a long line to get into prison in Iceland – up to 5 years waiting time IceNews – Daily News

560 people are waiting to go to prison in Iceland after being convicted of crimes. If more than 5 years pass after sentencing without people going to prison, the sentence becomes invalid and they don’t need to serve time. According to RÚV, so far this year, 17 sentences have become invalid, 34 last year. Páll […]