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Snow depth in Reykjavik was the most since the 1950's for the month of February.

And the snow record goes to... Borgarfjörður!

yesterday, 15:20 GMT Forget about Reykjavik, it's Borgarfjörður in West Iceland that holds the record for snow depth at 63 centimetres.

The director, crew and cast of Hearstone receiving the award.

Heartstone is the winner of Iceland's Edda prize

yesterday, 11:30 GMT Kvikmyndin Hjartasteinn í leikstjórn Guðmundar Arnars Guðmundssonar var ótvíræður sigurvegari Eddunnar 2017 þegar verðlaunin voru afhent. Hjartasteinn hlaut alls níu Eddur, en hafði verið tilnefnd til sextán. Hún var meðal annars valin mynd ársins.

These trendy "bollur" are filled with things like toblerone, strawberries and champagne and licorice- star anise.

Today is bun day in Iceland!

yesterday, 09:28 GMT To mark the beginning of Lent, Icelanders celebrate with three days next week: Bolludagur on Monday, Sprengidagur on Tuesday and Öskudagur on Wednesday. Bolludagur, or bun day is a day to feast on cream-filled buns.

Hallgrímskirkja church, one of the city's landmarks, dusted with snowflakes.

Incredible photos of the record breaking snowfall night in Reykjavik

yesterday Icelandic photographer Gunnar Freyr woke up to the sound of a tree breaking in his garden and saw the heavy snowfall coming down. He grabbed his camera and ventured into the city centre to capture these fantastic photos of a magical night.

Akureyrarkirkja Church is one if Akureyri's most distinct landmarks.

20 things to see and do in Akureyri

two days ago Akureyri is often named the capital of North Iceland. It's by far the biggest town outside of the capital area, and there is plenty to see and do there. Here's a list of our top 20 things to see and do in Akureyri.

Pretty as a picture: the capital city in a thick coat of snow this morning.

Record amount of snowfall for February in Reykjavik

two days ago Snow depth was measured at 51 cm at 9 am this morning in the capital which breaks the record of 48 cm in February in 1952. Only once has this been exceeded, in January of 1937.

Trapped: All roads leading out of Reykjavik closed

two days ago An enormous amount of snowfall during the night has caused all roads leading in and out of Reykjavik to close. There's so much snow in the city that only jeeps are able to get around.

Aron Einar Gunnarsson at the Euro 2016

Icelandic Viking footballer shaves his beard

25 Feb Aron Einar Gunnarsson, captain of the Icelandic Men's National Football team was known for his Viking look at the EURO 2016, now he's changed styles completely and shaved his beard off.

Children should not make their own way home today from school.

Announcement to parents in Reykjavik if weather worsens

24 Feb The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police have issued a statement for parents of school children younger than 12 years old to pick them up at the end of the school day or after school programmes due to the bad weather conditions.

It's been snowing heavily in Iceland over the last couple of days.

Possible risk of avalanche in South Iceland

24 Feb The Icelandic Met Office has just declared a possible risk of avalanche in South Iceland, as snow has come down heavily in the area over the last couple of days.

A storm raging in Iceland right now will affect public transportation.

Bus routes cancelled, but not in Reykjavik

24 Feb Public buses, known as strætó, in the capital area drive on as usual today. Buses that drive around the Iceland will not be driving today, according to Jóhannes Rúnarsson CEO of Strætó.

Alvia Islandia  and her gum-gum clan.

The hottest Icelandic artists according to VICE

24 Feb Edgy style bible VICE magazine attended the Sónar Reykjavik last weekend and theses are their picks for the most interesting young and aspiring artists from the capital of northern cool.

Umferð gekk illa á Vesturlandsveginum í gærmorgun.

Roads around Reykjavik likely to close tomorrow, including to int. airport

23 Feb According to today’s weather forecast, all roads that lead to and from Reykjavik will be closed for a while tomorrow as a storm passes over the capital. This includes the road to Keflavik International Airport.

Grillið does perhaps not have a Michelin Star, but it has one of the best view of any restaurant in Reykjavik.

Five Icelandic restaurants named in the Michelin Guide

23 Feb Dill restaurant received a star from the Michelin Guide yesterday, four other restaurants are named in this esteemed restaurant guidebook. Here you can see the comments they got from the Michelin staff.

Stockfish decorations at Bíó Paradís

Stockfish Film Festival kicks off today

23 Feb Stockfish film festival takes place for the third time in Bíó Paradís. The festival takes place in Reykjavik but in is international in essence, with movies from different countries as well as international guests and lecturers.


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