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The Kex Hostel karaoke last year with Sigriður Thorlacius of Hjaltalín singing.

Live karaoke night at Kex on Thursday

Kex Hostel are celebrating summer by hosting a live karaoke tonight. Anyone can register to sing with a live band of some very talented musicians.

The Kex Hostel karaoke last year with Sigriður Thorlacius of Hjaltalín singing.

Live karaoke night at Kex on Thursday

Kex Hostel are celebrating summer by hosting a live karaoke tonight. Anyone can register to sing with a live band of some very talented musicians.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, MP for the Progressive Party.

Former PM of Iceland forms new progressive society

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM and former leader of the Progressive Party who was implicated in the Panama Papers last year, has announced the founding of a new society called Framfarafélagið (The Progressive Society). He says he's not creating a new poltical party but that the society will probably develop with time.

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Guðrún Straumfjörð celebrates her birthday at the Sóltún nursing home where she will be indulging in cakes and coffee.

Iceland's second oldest person: No key to longevity

Guðrún Straumfjörð is Iceland's second oldest Icelander and is celebrating her 106th birthday today. She was born on May 24th, 1911, a few weeks before the University of Iceland was founded and attended Marlene Dietrich's Iceland concert in 1944.

Sweet racks at an Icelandic supermarket, extremely popular with Icelandic children.

Icelandic children are the second fattest in Europe

New figures from the OECD with regards to childhood obesity show that Icelandic children are the second fattest in Europe. A fifth of 15 year olds are overweight or obese in Iceland.

Nesjavallaleið is a road between Þingvellir, Nesjavellir and Reykjavik in South Iceland.

Young Italian tourist dies in Iceland bike accident

A man in his twenties was found unconscious on the road leading to Nesjavellir in South Iceland yesterday. Today, police announced that he had died from his injuries.

US woman retrieves precious necklace lost in Iceland two months ago

A woman from the USA lost a necklace that was very close to her heart two months ago in Iceland. With the help of US emergency services 911 and a tourist shop employee in Iceland she managed to find it again.

The attack occured in Njálsgata in the city centre.

Two men arrested for two attacks in Reykjavik last night

Two men attacked one man to steal his phone and then attacked another man for refusing to buy the phone they had just stolen.

Bjarni Benediktsson, Prime Minister of Iceland.

Icelandic PM sends condolences to the British people

Icelandic Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson has offered his condolences to the British public following the attack in Manchester last night which killed 22 people and left 50 injured.

Örvar seems unperturbed by the arrow protruding from his chest.

Seagull flies from Iceland and back with an arrow in its chest

A black-headed gull nicknamed Örvar (Arrow) due to an arrow stuck in his chest has again been spotted in Borgarnes, West Iceland, after disappearing to warmer shores during the winter.

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