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The bottom of the Government Offices website showed the coat of arms on a black background.

Government website breaks the rules it hosts

19:00 GMT A Twitter user has pointed out that the use of the Icelandic coat of arms on the Government Offices’ new website goes against its rules of application.

The search by Gullfoss is ongoing.

Search goes on in tricky conditions

15:12 GMT Search for the man who fell down Gullfoss waterfall yesterday is still ongoing but for the 60 remaining from the search and rescue teams, Hvítá river is proving hard to deal with.

Over one hundred people are a part of the search team.

The man who fell into Gullfoss an asylum seeker

12:46 GMT Police investigation has revealed that the man who fell into Gullfoss waterfall yesterday came to Iceland to seek asylum.

Grafarlækur oil pollution: „A difficult and sad case“

10:00 GMT Oil pollution in Grafarlækur stream in Grafarvogur is a very serious event says Snorri Sigurðsson of Reykjavík’s Nature and Garden Office.

Divers, drones and helicopters search by Gullfoss

yesterday More than one hundred members of the Icelandic Search and Rescue are taking part in the search for a man who fell down Gullfoss waterfall around 5 p.m. today.

Gullfoss is a part of the so called Golden Circle and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Iceland.

A tourist fell into Gullfoss

yesterday A tourist fell into Gullfoss waterfall just before 5 p.m. today. An extensive search is underway in the area.

Inga Dóra Hrólfsdóttir, Veitur's CEO.

A million cubic meters of sewage in the ocean

yesterday As of yesterday, the emergency valve in the Faxaskjól pumping station has been fixed. Just under a million cubic meters of unfiltered sewage were pumped into the ocean around Reykjavík during the 18 days it was open.

There are many fans of the Icelandic team gathered in Tilburg

The new Icelandic EURO football adventure starts now!

18 Jul The Icelandic people are on the edges of their seats as the Icelandic Women’s National Team’s first match in EURO 2017 starts. The first game is against France, a team many believe likely to win the tournament.

Kolbrún Benediktsdóttir, deputy district attorney, outside the courtroom today.

Bombarded with calls from the media

18 Jul Crew members of the Greenlandic trawler Polar Nanoq continue to testify in court on the actions of defendant, Thomas Möller Olsen, during the hours surrounding the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January.

Polar Nanoq's crew members waiting outside the courtroom today.

Turned off the internet and lied about an engine malfunction

18 Jul Crew members of the Greenlandic trawler Polar Nanoq continue to testify in court on the actions of defendant, Thomas Möller Olsen, during the hours surrounding the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January.

Crew members of Polar Nanoq are giving their statements in court today.

Broke down after receiving a text message

18 Jul Crew members of the Greenlandic trawler Polar Nanoq continue to testify in court on the actions of defendant, Thomas Möller Olsen, during the hours surrounding the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January.

Court hearings in the Birna-case begun at nine a.m. this morning.

“Wonder if they’re here for me?”

18 Jul Seven crew members of the Greenlandic Trawler Polar Nanoq, are giving testimony in court today in regards to the death of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January. The defendant, Thomas Möller Olsen, was part of the crew.

From the crime scene in Mosfellsdalur.

Tying up loose ends in Mosfellsdalur attack

17 Jul Investigation into the death of Arnar Jónsson Aspar is well on its way, police say. Arnar was attacked outside his home in Mosfellsdalur on June 7th.

The image shows Reykjavík and the two pumping stations that will pump unfiltered sewage into the ocean tomorrow.

A crappy situation on the shores of Reykjavík

17 Jul Planning a beach holiday in Reykjavík? Probably not, but just in case, be warned. Due to repairs, unfiltered sewage will be pumped into the ocean tomorrow morning.

Strætó faces death by scouts

17 Jul Reykjavík’s public transport system will implode if no action is taken before the end of July when a few thousand scouts will be requiring its services.

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