Around Iceland 2015: Breiðafjörður

Morgunblaðið’s six-week 2015 tour of Iceland continues. Today’s destination: Breiðafjörður.

Six years of opposition to EU membership

One has to go back to late 2008 to find a poll which showed majority support for EU membership among Icelanders.

Syrian refugees waiting to board a ferry to Greece.

“Iceland should take 5,000 refugees”

The debate on Iceland’s response to the current refugee crisis has intensified over the weekend.

Icelandic director Dagur Kári Pétursson has been nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize.

Fúsi nominated for Nordic Council Film Prize

Fúsi, a film by Dagur Kári Pétursson has been nominated for the coveted Nordic Council Film Prize 2015.

Six years of opposition to EU membership

One has to go back to late 2008 to find a poll which showed majority support for EU membership among Icelanders.

The clean-up operations took all weekend.

Siglufjörður rain damage runs into millions

The deluge began on Thursday and lasted through to Saturday morning. According to measurements by the Icelandic Met Office, 17.8 cm (7 inches) of rain fell in Siglufjörður in that time.

Syrian refugees waiting to board a ferry to Greece.

“Iceland should take 5,000 refugees”

The debate on Iceland’s response to the current refugee crisis has intensified over the weekend.

Icelandic director Dagur Kári Pétursson has been nominated for the Nordic Council Film Prize.

Fúsi nominated for Nordic Council Film Prize

Fúsi, a film by Dagur Kári Pétursson has been nominated for the coveted Nordic Council Film Prize 2015.

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Weather

Partly cloudy

Today

10 °C

Cloudy

Tomorrow

12 °C

Overcast

Wednesday

11 °C

Exchange Rates

USD USD 129.48 EUR EUR 145.08
GBP GBP 199.45 DKK DKK 19.44
NOK NOK 15.55 SEK SEK 15.29
CHF CHF 134.23 JPY JPY 1.07

Keflavik Airport

Scheduled Airline From Status
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
20:55 FI213 Copenhagen
Scheduled Airline Destination Status
16:25 FI324 Oslo Airport Departed 16:40
16:30 BBD6809 Dublin Departed 16:30
16:45 FI693 Edmonton Intl Departed 16:47
16:50 FI592 Milan Malpensa Departed 16:52
Skítamórall

Skítamórall

Gamla kaupfélagið

Sat 5 Sep , 23:30–23:59

SEAWOMEN  - the fishing women of Iceland, past and present

SEAWOMEN - the fishing women of Iceland, past and present

Reykjavík Maritime Museum

Mon 31 Aug , 10:00–17:00 (and later)

Gathering mushrooms in Heiðmörk

Gathering mushrooms in Heiðmörk

Askja - University of Iceland

Wed 2 Sep at 17:00 (and later)