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Catch the famous "Heima" documentary on   a tour that Sigur Rós made of Iceland in 2006.

Watch prize-winning Icelandic movies at Reykjavik's arthouse cinema

yesterday, 17:11 GMT If you're interested in Icelandic film, you should know that the latest prize-winning offerings of cinema in Iceland can be viewed at Bíó Paradís in central Reykjavik.

Kiosk offers beautiful, exciting designs for women and is a must-visit if shopping in Reykjavik.

Icelandic design store Kiosk reopens its doors

yesterday, 14:54 GMT Kiosk is an absolutely must-stop for fashionistas travelling to Reykjavik, offering items from some of the most exciting young designers in Iceland.

With the rise of tourists to Reykjavik, plenty of new hotels are rising on Laugavegur.

Over 200 new hotel rooms for Laugavegur this month

yesterday, 13:14 GMT The new hotels opening on Reykjavik's central shopping street, Laugavegur, means that over 200 new hotel rooms will be available in this popular shopping street. At no other time in history such a rapid change has been noted on Laugavegur.

Flugfélag Íslands is now called Air Iceland Connect.

New English name for domestic flight company in Iceland faces criticism

yesterday, 11:15 GMT Iceland's leading domestic flight company, Air Iceland, which has until now been known as Flugfélag Íslands in Iceland, has received a new name, Air Iceland Connect. The Icelandic name has been dropped.

Costco yesterday.

Massive queues and chaos at Iceland's Costco yesterday

yesterday, 09:59 GMT Thursday was a day off in Iceland with many apparently chosing to spend the day visiting the new Costco store in the outskirts of Reykjavik. Huge queues were present throughout the day.

The Kex Hostel karaoke last year with Sigriður Thorlacius of Hjaltalín singing.

Live karaoke night at Kex on Thursday

two days ago Kex Hostel are celebrating summer by hosting a live karaoke tonight. Anyone can register to sing with a live band of some very talented musicians.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, MP for the Progressive Party.

Former PM of Iceland forms new progressive society

two days ago Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, former PM and former leader of the Progressive Party who was implicated in the Panama Papers last year, has announced the founding of a new society called Framfarafélagið (The Progressive Society). He says he's not creating a new poltical party but that the society will probably develop with time.

The new staircase can be seen here.

Improved access at Iceland' Gullfoss waterfall

two days ago Tourists are now using the new staircase at Gulfoss, Iceland's most famous waterfall and one of the country's most popular tourist spots.

An unconventional family.

Swan pair in Iceland adopt a couple of goslings

24 May A swan pair in Mýrdalur, South East Iceland have adopted two goslings whom they are raising along with their two cygnets.

Over twenty minutes of sitting in a temperature of 0.

Iceland's ice bathing champion beats record

24 May Vilhjálmur Andri Einarsson is the winner of the Icelandic ice bathing championship which took place in Blönduós, North Iceland yesterday.

The Pink Street Boys wear their sunglasses after dark.

New video from Iceland's bad boys of music

24 May Iceland's loudest band, or so they claim, the Pink Street Boys have just released a new video to their song Wet, from their forthcoming album Sleazus due in September.

Guðrún Straumfjörð celebrates her birthday at the Sóltún nursing home where she will be indulging in cakes and coffee.

Iceland's second oldest person: No key to longevity

24 May Guðrún Straumfjörð is Iceland's second oldest Icelander and is celebrating her 106th birthday today. She was born on May 24th, 1911, a few weeks before the University of Iceland was founded and attended Marlene Dietrich's Iceland concert in 1944.

Sweet racks at an Icelandic supermarket, extremely popular with Icelandic children.

Icelandic children are the second fattest in Europe

24 May New figures from the OECD with regards to childhood obesity show that Icelandic children are the second fattest in Europe. A fifth of 15 year olds are overweight or obese in Iceland.

Nesjavallaleið is a road between Þingvellir, Nesjavellir and Reykjavik in South Iceland.

Young Italian tourist dies in Iceland bike accident

23 May A man in his twenties was found unconscious on the road leading to Nesjavellir in South Iceland yesterday. Today, police announced that he had died from his injuries.

US woman retrieves precious necklace lost in Iceland two months ago

23 May A woman from the USA lost a necklace that was very close to her heart two months ago in Iceland. With the help of US emergency services 911 and a tourist shop employee in Iceland she managed to find it again.


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