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Photo: Screenshot from Iceland Glacial video

Icelandic Glacial gays up classic Diet Coke ad

Icelandic water company Icelandic Water Holdings has released a new advert for its Icelandic Glacial water, giving a modern, positive, inclusive spin on an advertising classic from the 90s.

Photo: Screenshot from Iceland Glacial video

Icelandic Glacial gays up classic Diet Coke ad

Icelandic water company Icelandic Water Holdings has released a new advert for its Icelandic Glacial water, giving a modern, positive, inclusive spin on an advertising classic from the 90s.

Photo: Sigurður Bogi Sævarsson

Over half of all tourists from UK or US

Winter travel to Iceland appears to be appealing to quite a specific demographic, with over half of all tourists in Iceland last month either from the United Kingdom or the United States.

Skrillex publishes Iceland video

To prepare for the upcoming Sónar Reykjavik festival at Harpa concert hall, here's a video that US electronic artist Skrillex just published on YouTube. It documents the star's visit to Iceland for the Sónar festival in 2015.

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Future space tourists visit Iceland

A group of those on the waiting list for suborbital spaceflights with spaceflight company Virgin Galactic regularly meet up on holiday – and one of them is Icelander Gísla Gíslason.

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Merlin eats starling in the middle of a Reykjavik parking lot

Nature was certainly visible in the centre of Reykjavik yesterday when a merlin was spotted feasting on a starling, seemingly unperturbed by passers by.

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Harpa in Reykjavík.

Reykjavik Europe’s third happiest city

Reykjavik is Europe’s third happiest city in Europe, according to Business Insider UK. This is based on European Commission data on locals’ perceptions of the life they lead.

Hótel Adam is centrally located, near the Hallgrímskirkja church.

Hotel in tap water scandal sealed up by police

The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have sealed up eight rooms at Hótel Adam in Skólavörðustígur. It seems that the matter regarding their advice to guests to not drink tap water brought to light the fact that the hotel is renting out more rooms than it's licenced for.

The New York service will be followed by the launch of a new flight from Keflavik to Minneapolis/St Paul on May 27, 2016,  the first time Delta has operated this route.

Delta offers more flights to Iceland from JFK, adds Minneapolis

Delta Air Lines are marking five years of consecutive service between Iceland and the United States with an extended season and additional frequency during the peak summer months.

A Chinese man drowned yesterday when standing on this rock seen here in the middle of the photograph.

Reynisfjara beach death: Police publish photograph of where the man stood

Police investigation has shown that the man was standing on this basalt pillar, taking photographs when the waves swept him it to sea.

"Let the whole earth become a unity," sing the little children at Urriðaholt playschool.

Playschool children welcome Syrian refugee child with a peace song in Arabic

Children at the Urriðaholt playschool in Kópavogur learned a beautiful song of peace in both Arabic and Icelandic to welcome a new pupil, a refugee from Syria.

Photo: Screenshot from Vilnius Municipality video

Vilnius gets ‘Iceland Street’ sign

Iceland was the first country in the world to recognise the independence for the Baltic States following the coup in Moscow in August 1991.

Reproduced with kind permission from Tark Arkitektar.

Penthouse suites for Höfðatorg

Fancy staying in a top-floor luxury hotel suite on your next visit to Iceland? If so, this could be the thing for you.

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Reykjavík Maritime Museum

Fri 12 Feb , 10:00–17:00 (and later)

Kött Grá Pje and Forgotten Lores

Kött Grá Pje and Forgotten Lores

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Sat 13 Feb , 22:00–23:00

Himbrimi - Release Concert

Himbrimi - Release Concert

Tjarnarbíó

Fri 12 Feb at 21:00