Asylum Seeker Referees Football Matches In Iceland

Twana Khalid, an asylum seeker from Iran, has been refereeing football matches in Iceland while he awaits the resolution of his family’s asylum application.

Tents For Rent On New Year's Eve

With only 1% of listings on Airbnb available for New Year’s Eve, hosts have offered campers, caravans, tents, and cars for rent.

Asylum Seeker Referees Football Matches In Iceland Iceland Review

Twana Khalid, an asylum seeker from Iran, has been refereeing football matches in Iceland while he awaits the resolution of his family’s asylum application.

Tents For Rent On New Year's Eve Iceland Review

With only 1% of listings on Airbnb available for New Year’s Eve, hosts have offered campers, caravans, tents, and cars for rent.

Series of Earthquakes Around Skjaldbreið Lava Shield Iceland Review

Just under a hundred earthquakes have been measured in the area Skjaldbreið lava shield since yesterday evening.

Series of Earthquakes In Bárðarbunga Area Iceland Review

Just under a hundred earthquakes have been measured in the area around Bárðarbunga volcano since yesterday evening. The volcano has been threatening to erupt lately.

Icelandic Women Host #metoo Readings on Sunday Iceland Review

Icelandic women will come together across the country on Sunday for public readings of #metoo stories from Iceland.

Heartstone Film Wins 45th International Award Iceland Review

The Icelandic Film Heartstone (Hjartasteinn) will receive the 2017 European University Film Award.

Icelandic Women Continue to Speak Out About Workplace Discrimination Iceland Review

Icelandic women continue their active participation in the #metoo movement, most recently in the fields of music, technology, and science.

Iceland to Celebrate Centennial with Over 100 Projects Iceland Review

The organizing committee for Iceland’s 100th anniversary of sovereignty announced funding yesterday for over 100 projects to mark the centennial next year.

5.000 Icelanders Apply For World Cup Tickets Iceland Review

Iceland is already showing signs of excitement for the nation‘s first ever World Cup participation next year in Russia. FIFA has begun selling tickets and Icelanders have already applied for a number of tickets.

Centuries of Fishing Has Changed Cod Stock Iceland Review

Research into old cod bones has revealed the effects of sea temperature and centuries of fishing on the cod stock.

Icelandic PM Requests Further Information on U.S. Navy Hangars Iceland Review

Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir has asked for further information on the U.S. government’s plans for expanding their navy hangars in Keflavík.

Luck to be researched in Iceland Iceland Review

A research on luck, lead by the Social Science Research Institute and the University Lottery is currently underway in Iceland.

Icelandic Actor Stars in The Girl in the Spider's Web Iceland Review

Icelandic actor Sverrir Guðnason will be starring in “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” a new instalment in the Millennium franchise by Swedish author Stieg Larsson.

Record Breaking Hot Water Usage in November Iceland Review

There has never been more use of hot water in the capital area in November than this year.

78% Support the New Cabinet Iceland Review

Iceland‘s new cabinet enjoys the support of 78% of the nation, according to a new poll from Stöð 2, Fréttablaðið and Vísir.

A Box of Mandarins Per Icelander Iceland Review

Icelanders are expected to eat nearly nine and a half million mandarin oranges during the holidays.

Icelandic President Congratulates Finland in Finnish Iceland Review

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland, has sent Finland a video of himself congratulating the nation for a hundred years of independence.

Scenes for season 8 of Game of Thrones to be shot in Iceland in February IceNews – Daily News

    Game of Thrones‘ 8th season will partially be shot in Iceland next February, reported by vísir.is. It is expected that the crew and cast will spend at least a few days in Iceland but locations have not been chosen, but it will, for example, depend on where there is enough snow for them […]

Reykjavík Almost Fully Booked in December Iceland Review

Only 1% of Airbnb apartments are available in Reykjavík during the end of December, and very few hotel rooms are left.