Series of earthquakes north of Iceland
There has been a series of earthquakes 230 km north of Iceland since last night. There were over 40 small earthquakes and two have been measured over 4 on the Richter scale.
Iceland's strongest man, The Mountain, accused of domestic violence
At least two Icelandic companies are reconsidering their promotional contracts with Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, best known for his role as The Mountain in the Game of Thrones series following accusations in media of violence towards two ex-girlfriends.
26 pound brown trout caught in lake Þingvallavatn
The population of brown trout that resides in lake Þingvallavatn can get very big, which makes it a popular lake for fishing. Last night Danish angler Nils Folmer Jörgensen caught a trout that weighed 26 pounds.
Serious fraud and deception of Icelandic Government in sale of Agricultural bank
The Special Investigation Commission of the Icelandic Parliament released a report yesterday stating that they have proved that the Icelandic Government was deceived both before and after the sale of the Agricultural Bank of Iceland (Búnaðarbankinn) to German Bank Hauck & Aufhäuser.
Moss “graffiti” in Iceland fixed
“Send nudes” written in moss in Iceland made headlines two weeks ago. Company Orka Náttúrunnar has now sent agents to fix the vandalism and plans to release a video to guide others in fixing vandalism of this kind.
A convoy of battleships sails up Hvalfjörður to commemorate the PQ17 convoy in 1942
Six battleships and one submarine sailed from Faxaflói bay from Reykjavík up Hvalfjörður on Friday to commemorate that 75 years have passed since the allied convoy PQ17 was destroyed by Nazi submarines and ships in WWII.
Mudslide and floods in East Iceland
There was heavy rain in East Iceland last weekend, which resulted in a mudslide in Seyðisfjörður and a flooded river in Eskifjörður.
Environmental assessment needed before tourist facilities rise in Hveravellir
An assessment report on the environmental impact of tourist facilities at Hveravellir in the Icelandic highlands needs to be reassessed according to laws on environmental assessment.
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