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TF-SIF, the National Coastguard rescue plane.

Icelandic plane makes distress call

An emergency signal from an Icelandic plane flying over Iceland began at 4.30 this afternoon. The plane was supposed to land in Skagafjörður, North Iceland two hours later.

TF-SIF, the National Coastguard rescue plane.

Icelandic plane makes distress call

An emergency signal from an Icelandic plane flying over Iceland began at 4.30 this afternoon. The plane was supposed to land in Skagafjörður, North Iceland two hours later.

Anna Lára Orlowska.

Anna Lára Orlowska crowned Miss Iceland

Anna Lára Orlowska received the title and crown of Miss Iceland, or Miss World Iceland in the finale of the contest last night.

Weather

Partly cloudy

Today

4 °C

Clear sky

Later today

11 °C

Light rain

Tomorrow

11 °C

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM of Iceland.

Iceland’s toppled Panama Papers PM facing leadership vote

Party members in a majority of Icelandic constituencies have voted in favour of an early Progressive Party (‘Framsóknarflokkur’) party conference before general elections this year.

Iceland’s women 16th best team in the world

The eyes of world have recently been on Iceland’s men’s football team, but Iceland’s women are also working wonders on the pitch.

The Northern Lights were captured in Reykjanes using a drone.

Iceland's August Northern Lights captured in real time

On Tuesday, spectacular Northern Lights could be observed in Iceland. This film shows the majestic dance of light in a real time video.

Bjarni Benediktsson.

Leader of Iceland’s right not keen on coalition with Pirates

“I have very serious doubts about the Pirate Party as a trustworthy partner and especially as a governing party.”

Next to this wall is a popular spot for going to the toilet, it would seem, on the way to or from the airport.

Tourists poop in picnic area near airport

It has been increasingly noted by coach drivers in Reykjanes that a popular picnic spot near Keflavik International Airport is being used as a toilet by tourists.

Kevin Foster and Rupa Huq in Iceland.

UK MP visit: “Iceland’s whales worth more alive than dead”

Two British MPs have recently visited Iceland to lend their support to ongoing efforts to wean tourists off whale meat and protect Iceland’s whales.

Icelandic mobile game receives rave reviews

The Berlin-based Klang games, formed by veterans of Iceland's CCP Games (Eve Online) and Icelandic artists released ReRunners, a mobile game in July which has received excellent reviews internationally.

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