Meet in Reykjavík honours Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Chair of the Executive Board of Women Political Leaders, Global Forum, has been named honourary Ambassador of Meet in Reykjavík. Hanna Birna was honoured for her role in securing the arrival of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) which took place in Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre in Reykjavík on […]

NATO Sends 6,000 Marines to Reykjavík This Week

Around ten ships from NATO’s maritime forces carrying some 6,000 marines will arrive in Reykjavík next weekend.

Meet in Reykjavík honours Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir IceNews – Daily News

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, Chair of the Executive Board of Women Political Leaders, Global Forum, has been named honourary Ambassador of Meet in Reykjavík. Hanna Birna was honoured for her role in securing the arrival of the Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL) which took place in Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre in Reykjavík on […]

NATO Sends 6,000 Marines to Reykjavík This Week Iceland Review

Around ten ships from NATO’s maritime forces carrying some 6,000 marines will arrive in Reykjavík next weekend.

Reykjavík Mayor Going On Sick Leave Iceland Review

Dagur will take a few days off from his mayoral duties while he recovers from a recurring abdominal infection.

Uncertain Future for Night Buses Iceland Review

Strætó is investigating whether to continue night bus service in the new year.

Iceland Ranked Second in Online Entertainment Purchasing Iceland Review

50% of Icelandic internet users purchased a film or music online last year.

Iceland to Welcome 75 Refugees Next Year Iceland Review

The Icelandic government has decided to receive 75 refugees next year.

Iceland to Welcome Seventy-Five Refugees Next Year Iceland Review

The majority of these individuals will be Syrian refugees currently living in Lebanon, although a minority of the incoming refugees will be queer individuals from Kenya, along with their families.

Iceland Manages A Draw Versus World Champions France Iceland Review

France came back from 0-2 down to snatch a draw from Iceland in a friendly in Guingamp yesterday.

Iceland Manages A Draw Versus World Champions France Iceland Review

France came back from 0-2 down to snatch a draw from Iceland in a friendly in Guingamp yesterday.

Orri Páll Demands Media Stop Coverage of Allegations Iceland Review

The former Sigur Rós drummer’s lawyer sent Stundin a letter on Thursday demanding that the publication cease any further coverage of the rape allegations made against him.

Foreign Workers in “Vulnerable Position” Iceland Review

The government should take action to educate foreign workers about their rights, says the Association of Icelandic General Practitioners.

Union Federation Calls for Minimum Wage Hike Iceland Review

The Federation of General and Special Workers of Iceland (SGS) is calling for a minimum monthly wage hike to ISK 425,000 ($3,660/€3,160).

Overdose Deaths Increase from 2017 Iceland Review

Thirty-seven people have died from drug overdoses in Iceland so far this year.

One-Lane Bridges to be Replaced in South Iceland Iceland Review

One-lane bridges in South Iceland are set to decrease from 14 to eight over the next five years.

Iceland Faces France in Friendly Today Iceland Review

The Icelandic men’s national football team faces France in a friendly match this evening.

“Copyright Protected” Grass Cost Reykjavík ISK 757,000 Iceland Review

Danish grass imported for a restoration project in Reykjavík cost the city ISK 757,000 ($6,500/€5,600).

Icelandic Sweater Patterns Sell Like Hotcakes Iceland Review

Online sales of knitting patterns for traditional Icelandic sweaters are growing by about 25% per year.

Provisional Fish Farming Licenses Permitted by New Law Iceland Review

The Minister of Fisheries can now grant provisional licenses for fish farming.

Search-and-Rescue Fleet to be Renewed Iceland Review

Search and rescue association Landsbjörg have signed an agreement with boat manufacturer Rafnar to renew it’s rescue vessel fleet.