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An Iridium flare is seen here in the upper part of the photograph, to the left of the Northern Lights.

Bright Iridium flare visible in Reykjavik tomorrow night

The current weather conditions - cold and clear- make the next couple of days perfect for gazing up at the sky. Tonight, watch out for a cosmic triangle of the moon, Mars and Venus, and tomorrow night you might see a bright Iridium flare.

An Iridium flare is seen here in the upper part of the photograph, to the left of the Northern Lights.

Bright Iridium flare visible in Reykjavik tomorrow night

The current weather conditions - cold and clear- make the next couple of days perfect for gazing up at the sky. Tonight, watch out for a cosmic triangle of the moon, Mars and Venus, and tomorrow night you might see a bright Iridium flare.

A new sports trend for winter?

Watch Icelanders do a snow "swim"

A video of two teenage boys in Reykjavik competing in a "snow" swim has gone viral in Iceland.

Weather

Partly cloudy

Today

1 °C

Clear sky

Tomorrow

-4 °C

Partly cloudy

Thursday

-5 °C

These trendy "bollur" are filled with things like toblerone, strawberries and champagne and licorice- star anise.

Today is bun day in Iceland!

To mark the beginning of Lent, Icelanders celebrate with three days next week: Bolludagur on Monday, Sprengidagur on Tuesday and Öskudagur on Wednesday. Bolludagur, or bun day is a day to feast on cream-filled buns.

Hallgrímskirkja church, one of the city's landmarks, dusted with snowflakes.

Incredible photos of the record breaking snowfall night in Reykjavik

Icelandic photographer Gunnar Freyr woke up to the sound of a tree breaking in his garden and saw the heavy snowfall coming down. He grabbed his camera and ventured into the city centre to capture these fantastic photos of a magical night.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

Pretty as a picture: the capital city in a thick coat of snow this morning.

Record amount of snowfall for February in Reykjavik

Snow depth was measured at 51 cm at 9 am this morning in the capital which breaks the record of 48 cm in February in 1952. Only once has this been exceeded, in January of 1937.

Trapped: All roads leading out of Reykjavik closed

An enormous amount of snowfall during the night has caused all roads leading in and out of Reykjavik to close. There's so much snow in the city that only jeeps are able to get around.

Aron Einar Gunnarsson at the Euro 2016

Icelandic Viking footballer shaves his beard

Aron Einar Gunnarsson, captain of the Icelandic Men's National Football team was known for his Viking look at the EURO 2016, now he's changed styles completely and shaved his beard off.

Children should not make their own way home today from school.

Announcement to parents in Reykjavik if weather worsens

The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have issued a statement for parents of school children younger than 12 years old to pick them up at the end of the school day or after school programmes due to the bad weather conditions.

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Whale Watcing from Reykjavik

Whale Watcing from Reykjavik

From €58

See whales up close from a boat departing from Reykjavik Old Harbour. Over 90% viewing success.
Duration: 2–3.5 hours.

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Keflavik Airport

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13:40 BA800 London Heathrow Landed 13:18
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14:15 WW405 Paris CDG Confirm. 13:42
14:05 WW903 Copenhagen Confirm. 13:50
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Guided tour in English

National Museum of Iceland

Sat 4 Mar , 14:00–15:00 (and later)