One dead in South Iceland car crash
The accident occurred just after 3pm yesterday. The driver reported lost control of the vehicle to the east of Pétursey mountain and plunged into the Klifandi river.
Páll marries an elf woman
In Öxafjörður where the farm hand works the longest, there are some impressive elf dwellings both in Snartastaðanúpi and in the rocks at Brekkuhól. There, the family go to visit relatives and friends on their days of celebration and it is always a joyous reunion. Páll has a saying in his later years, “I am never alone.”
“Iceland should take 5,000 refugees”
The debate on Iceland’s response to the current refugee crisis has intensified over the weekend.
Finance Minister on Ashley Madison
According to Þóra Margrét Baldvinsdóttir, wife of Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson, many people have implied that the Minister is registered on marrieds-looking-for-affairs site Ashley Madison. Baldvinsdóttir wrote a public declaration on her Facebook page this morning on the matter.
Car crash victim Italian
All four passengers involved in the accident (including the deceased) were Italian. The cause of the crash is yet unknown.
Jökulsárlón lagoon boat death
A foreign tourist died yesterday evening at Iceland’s famous Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon after being run over by an amphibian boat.
Second Dunkin' Donuts to open
The second branch of US doughnut chain Dunkin'Donuts will be opening at the Kringlan shopping mall in Reykjavik in October.
Around Iceland 2015: Snæfellsnes
Morgunblaðið’s six-week 2015 tour of Iceland continues. Today’s destination: Snæfellsnes.
|USD 129.48||EUR 145.08|
|GBP 199.45||DKK 19.44|
|NOK 15.55||SEK 15.29|
|CHF 134.23||JPY 1.07|
Gdansk Lecha Walesy
|18:30||EZY8507||London Gatwick||Confirm. 18:16|
|19:20||W61773||Gdansk Lecha Walesy||Confirm. 18:52|
|19:55||PF140||Milas Bodrum||Confirm. 19:14|
|16:25||FI324||Oslo Airport||Departed 16:40|
|16:45||FI693||Edmonton Intl||Departed 16:47|
|16:50||FI592||Milan Malpensa||Departed 16:52|
SEAWOMEN - the fishing women of Iceland, past and present
Reykjavík Maritime Museum
Mon 31 Aug , 10:00–17:00 (and later)