Iceland’s Katla volcano moved up to yellow alert
Following a fresh series of tremors at Katla in South Iceland this lunchtime, the Icelandic Met Office has raised the status of the famous volcano on its ‘Aviation Colour Code Map for Icelandic Volcanic Systems’ from green to yellow.
Reykjavik to switch off street lights for Northern Lights
Street lights will be turned off between 10pm and 11pm in various districts of Reykjavik – including the city centre.
Greatest frequency of earthquakes in Katla since 2011
Over 200 earthquakes have been detected in Katla in the last 24 hours, the greatest frequency of earthquakes in Katla measured since 2011. Three large quakes occurred during the night.
Reykjavik's blackout for the Northern Lights in world media
The New York Times and the BBC have featured stories on the City of Reykjavik turning off its lights on Wednesday night so that people could observe the Northern Lights. The New York Times has published a stunning video captured on that night.
What caused yesterday’s crane collapse in downtown Reykjavik?
Miraculously, nobody was hurt when the crane came crashing down over Reykjavik’s famous Bæjarins bestu hot-dog stand.
Iceland President cycles to school with his children
New Icelandic President, Guðni Th.Jóhannesson has been true to his words in the presidential campaign when he said he would retain a "normal" life and cycle to school with his kids.
Three new destinations from Iceland for summer 2017
Three new destinations in Germany and Poland will be served from Iceland’s main international airport next summer, reports Icelandic travel and tourism news website Turisti.
Iceland’s Finance Minister shoots down idea of ‘basic income’
The idea of an unconditional ‘basic income’ to all citizens is being actively looked into by Iceland’s Pirate Party and is also under discussion in countries across the world, including Finland.
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SEAWOMEN - the fishing women of Iceland, past and presentReykjavík Maritime Museum 10:00
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