Campsite in Höfn To Remain Open All Winter

The increase in tourists in Höfn, South Iceland, during the “off-season” has led to the decision to keep the town’s campsite open this coming winter.

Three-dimensional Pedestrian Crossing in Ísafjörður

Ísafjörður town, in the Icelandic Westfjords, has set up a three-dimensional pedestrian crossing in the central part of town.

Campsite in Höfn To Remain Open All Winter Iceland Review

The increase in tourists in Höfn, South Iceland, during the “off-season” has led to the decision to keep the town’s campsite open this coming winter.

Three-dimensional Pedestrian Crossing in Ísafjörður Iceland Review

Ísafjörður town, in the Icelandic Westfjords, has set up a three-dimensional pedestrian crossing in the central part of town.

Woman Found Dead In Reykjavík Iceland Review

A foreign woman was found dead in her apartment in Vesturbær, Reykjavík last night. Two men were in the apartment when police arrived and were arrested on the scene.

Icelanders Expected To Work Longer Than Any European Nation Iceland Review

The expected working life in Iceland is 47.4 years, according to Eurostat’s latest analysis.

Dead Mouse Believed To Originate From Spain Iceland Review

The dead baby mouse, found in a Fresco salad earlier this weekend, is believed to have originated in a shipment of spinach that came from Spain.

Reykjavík's First Outside Food Market Opens Iceland Review

Hlemmur Food Square is opening an outside food market this weekend, said to be Reykjavík’s first.

Air Planes Bumped Into Each Other Over Icelandic Glacier Iceland Review

Two small aircraft bumped into each other while flying over Langjökull glacier in Iceland. The incident occurred at 3.000 feet over the glacier on September 5th and is currently under investigation.

Icelandic DNA Study Reveals Valuable Insight Into Human Genome Iceland Review

Icelandic biopharmaceutical company deCODE genetics published a major study today, giving the most detailed insight yet into how the age of parents influences mutations in their offspring, cataloging mutations occurring in a specific area in the genome.

Nearly 200 Shipments of Melatonin From United States Stopped Iceland Review

Icelandic customs officers have stopped 199 shipments of melatonin, ordered from the United States. 88 of those shipments were shipped between June and August this year.

Legalization of Cannabis Proposed Iceland Review

A member of Viðreisn (The Reform Party) has proposed a bill for the legalization of cannabis which will decriminalize the purchase and consumption of the substance.

Dead Mouse Found In Salad A Cause For Investigation Iceland Review

A man sought help in the University Hospital of Iceland after coming across a dead baby mouse in a salad he purchased at the restaurant Fresco.

Hveragerði Cat Killer Strikes Again Iceland Review

For the past couple of years, the quiet small town of Hveragerði in South Iceland has seen a number of their cats being poisoned to death. After months of no such incidents, a missing cat has now been found severed to pieces.

Suspected Human Traffickers Paid Staff Well Over Minimum Wage Iceland Review

The restaurant’s lawyer has confirmed that it has been closed since RÚV’s report, as no customers have wanted to show up.

Opinion Poll: Left Green and Independence Party With Most Support Iceland Review

Icelandic media company, 365, which currently owns newspaper Fréttablaðið, news site Vísir and news station Stöð 2, posted an opinion poll this morning.

Taking On the Ring Road By Hand Iceland Review

Wheelchair user Carlos Sanchis Collado is travelling the Ring Road around Iceland by handcycle.

Elections Confirmed for October 28th Iceland Review

Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson made an official visit to President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson today to formally dissolve the government coalition.

Elections Forthcoming Iceland Review

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson met with all party leaders on September 16th to work discuss the dissolution of the government which occurred last week when Bright Future pulled out of the governing three-party coalition.

Björk Releases New Single Iceland Review

Björk has released the first single off her forthcoming album ‘The Gate’, which bears the same name

Government Disbands Over Paedophile’s ‘Restored Honour’ Iceland Review

Restored honour for a paedophile leads to the government crumbling due to breached confidence