Icelandic police will be visibly armed during the upcoming National Day celebrations on June 17, and possibly at other large festivals over summer.
A fire yesterday in the Beruvíkurhraun lava field in West Iceland’s Snæfellsnes National Park was caused by a cigarette butt.
At only 29 years old, Guðrún Nína Óskarsdóttir has become the youngest among Icelandic surgeons to earn a PhD degree.
Soon, Icelanders and other Europeans will be able to travel the continent with mobile phones in hand without having to worry about roaming charges.
Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.
Six people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in an assault that led to the death of a man in Mosfellsdalur valley, east of Reykjavík, on Wednesday evening.
Reykjavík’s proposed public transport system, Borgarlína, or Cityline, will cost an estimated ISK 62–70 billion.
Almost from the moment that wholesale retail club Costco opened its doors at the end of May, locals have speculated on what would become of its two most famous members: the enormous metal elephant and giraffe statues that resided in the middle of the store.
A missing runner has been found safe and sound, albeit cold, according to Jónas Guðmundsson of the Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue.
Nurses at the emergency department of Landspítali National University Hospital of Iceland will need to take about 400 extra shifts this summer to meet a staff shortage.
National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police Haraldur Johannessen says there is no reason to raise the terror threat level in Iceland following the attack in Manchester on Monday evening.
A new poll conducted by the Housing Financing Fund (Íbúðalánasjóður) suggests that the number of homeowners in Iceland is rapidly decreasing.
A power outage affected an area from Kirkjubæjarklaustur in South Iceland and eastwards to Vopnafjörður in Northeast Iceland for about two hours this morning.
There are no known cases of computers in Iceland having been affected by the world’s biggest cyber-attack.
When Diðrik Ísleifsson picked up the phone Friday, the voice on the other end told him the roofing sheets had been taken off his house.
The seafood company HB Grandi announced yesterday that all its workers in demersal fish processing in Akranes, West Iceland, will be laid off as of September 1.
According to a forensic psychologist, the fact that police in Iceland relatively frequently place suspects in solitary confinement is a problem that must be addressed.
According to new figures from Statistics Iceland, the life expectancy in Iceland in 2016 was 80.7 years for men and 83.7 years for women.