Dead whale found in Reykjavik - and it stinks
A whale carcass was found today at Grótta, a beach in Seltjarnarnes, West Reykjavik. According to a statement from the municipality the carcass emanates an extremely bad odour.
Weekend snow and ice for Reykjavik
Snow has been falling heavily this afternoon and, according to forecasts from the Icelandic Met Office, will continue to do so through the evening and through to tomorrow.
Two more rape acquittals: Protests today against "incompetent judicial system"
Two men were yesterday aquitted at the West Iceland District Court in two separate rape cases. In one of the cases the girl, aged 14, is mentally handicap with learning disabilities. A public protest against the judicial system in the way it tackles rape charges has been organised outside the Reykjavik district court today at five.
Thirty years of Iceland in Eurovision
As the continent takes a step closer to the big night, thoughts in Iceland – a Eurovision-crazy country if ever there was one – inevitably turn to the Icelandic entry and the prospect of musical victory in Europe.
Pirate: Use the money for wages, not guns
“I am concerned at plans to spend the extra money recently announced for the Icelandic police on buying weapons, rather than recruiting more officers and paying them better.”
Christmas tree lights switched on this Sunday!
Reykjavik’s traditional Christmas tree – known among Icelanders as the ‘Oslo tree’ since it is gifted by Oslo City Council – is installed annually in Reykjavik’s Parliament Square (‘Austurvöllur’).
easyJet reduces Iceland-Bristol to winter only
easyJet has decided to pull its summer 2016 flights between Bristol (BRS) and Keflavík (KEF), recommencing operations next October.
Islamic State hacks Icelandic website
A party or parties unknown claiming to be acting on behalf of jihadist extremist militant group Islamic State (IS) has carried out a cyber-attack against an Icelandic Christian mission website.
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