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Last year's competitors set off for the race. Pictured is Skúli Mogensen, director of WOW Air being given a kiss of good luck from his girlfriend, TV host Friðrika Geirsdóttir.

1000 contestants for WOW Cyclothon in Iceland

The WOW Cyclothon around Iceland takes place for the fifth time this year, between June 15th-18th. Contestants have to complete a tour around Iceland in less than 72 hours.

Last year's competitors set off for the race. Pictured is Skúli Mogensen, director of WOW Air being given a kiss of good luck from his girlfriend, TV host Friðrika Geirsdóttir.

1000 contestants for WOW Cyclothon in Iceland

The WOW Cyclothon around Iceland takes place for the fifth time this year, between June 15th-18th. Contestants have to complete a tour around Iceland in less than 72 hours.

A Delta Airlines jet.

Delta to fly New York-Iceland all year round

US airline Delta has announced that from this year its New York-Reykjavik route will now be operated all year round.

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Today

4 °C

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Tomorrow

9 °C

Light rain

Thursday

4 °C

Ásmundarsalur, built by sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson in 1933.

Artists furious at sale of established Reykjavik art museum

Listasafn ASÍ, or Ásmundarsalur, a beautiful art museum in Freyjugata, central Reykjavik has been put up for sale much to the chagrin of the Icelandic art community. The building, built by sculptor Ásmundur Sveinsson was intended as an exhibition space and it was the wish of the artist that it remain so.

Bad weather for travelling today

Snow, sleet, rain and wind are expected in North and North West Iceland today, as well as in parts of South Iceland according to reports by the Iceland Met Office.

Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Pirate Party MP.

Icelanders rewarding ‘Panama parties’, says Pirate

The Pirate Party is no longer Iceland’s most popular political party, according to a new Gallup reported on by national broadcaster RÚV.

Dorrit Moussaieff, First Lady of Iceland.

Iceland’s First Lady linked to offshore dealings

Her husband, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has gone on record as saying he has no knowledge of such connections.

Yohanna scored a second place for Iceland in 2009, but just misses out on our Top 5 Best Iceland Moments in Eurovision.

The highs and lows of Iceland at Eurovision

Ice­land Monitor has put toget­her its own very su­bj­ecti­ve Top 5 of Iceland’s best and worst entries at the Eurovisi­on Song Contest.

Copenhagen, Denmark.

Icelanders club together to aid homeless compatriot

A group of Icelandic expats in the Danish capital of Copenhagen have responded massively to a call for help to assist a fellow Icelander living on the streets of the city.

Can Iceland's Greta Salóme follow in the footsteps of last year's Swedish winner Mans Zelmerlöw?

No Top 10 spot for Iceland in Eurovision, say fans

Online bookies are even less optimistic, with Iceland currently languishing down in 20th place out of a total of 42.

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