Sigurður Jónsson the sailor is called Búbbi.

Nature sailing in the high north

Sigurður Jónsson, also known as Búbbi from Ísafjörður, treats the clients on his schooner like good guests and travelling companions as he shows them the magnificent Icelandic nature from the point of view of the sailor that he is.

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A photograph taken of Öræfajökull this morning.

Experts meet about Öræfajökull today

Geologists, volcanologistis and the Civil Protection in Iceland are meeting today to assess the situation at Öræfajökull where there have been signs of unrest. The aviation code for the area is still yellow.

The weather forecast for North Iceland is looking very bad this week.

Storm warning for Tuesday

Anyone plannng to travel around Iceland this week should follow the forecast carefully. A storm will hit North Iceland tomorrow and bad weather will continue until Friday.

Öræfajökull glacier.

Uncertainty about course of events at Öræfajökull volcano

Although it's clear that there's a lot of geothermal heat underneath the Öræfajökull cauldron there are no signs of an iminent eruption. Scientists are however, uncertain as to what exactly is going on.

The new caldera can be seen clearly on this image.

Yellow alert put up for Öræfajökull volcano

A new caldera, measuring a diameter of one kilometres has been formed in this last week in Öræfajökull glacier, a caldera spotted via satellite images of the glacier.

The eruption in Holuhraun in 2014-15

Iceland's volcanoes may be getting ready to blow

According to Páll Einarsson, geophysicist at the geological science department of the University of Iceland believes that there are evident signs that some of Iceland's most famous volcanoes are becoming unrestful.

Laiz is working on a photography book on Icelandic horses.

Enchanted by the silence in Icelandic nature

Argentinian photographer Guadalupe Laiz is enhanted by Ieland and has visited the country three times. It's mainly the Icelandic horse and the silence in Icelandic nature that has drawn her to Iceland but this autumn she undertook something quite different.

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There's lots of precarious icing on streets and pavements this week.

Lots of accidents in Reykavik due to icy paths and streets

The head of the ER at the National University Hospital in Iceland says that an unusual amount of accidents occurred due to people falling on ice.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson.

Coalition talks going well

Morgunblaðið reports that according to its sources, there have been no setbacks in the coalition talks between the Left Green Movement, the Independence Party and the Progressive Party.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Left Green Movement, Bjarni Benediktsson, current Prime Minister and leader of the Independence Party and Sigurður Ingi Jóhanesson, leader of the Progressive Party.

Coalition talks go ahead- and unrest ensues within Left Green Movement

Nine MP's out of eleven in the Left Green Movement voted "yes" to going forward with coalition talks with the Independence Party and the Progressive Party. Two MP's voted against. Dozens of people have now resigned from the party.

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Bernie- the first hedgehog in Iceland

Bernie the African hedgehog is the first hedgehog ever to have been imported to Iceland. His owner is Eszter Tekla Fekete who moved to Iceland with her family from Hungary.

A photo from the Left Green Movement party meeting yesterday.

Possibe coalition between Left Greens , Independence Party and Progressive Party

The Left Green Movement is meeting to discuss whether they are prepared to begin formal coalition talks with the Independence Party and the Progressive Party at 13 pm. Another meeting took place yesterday without conclusion.

Anna Katrín, President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Glódís Tara and Halla Ólöf at Bessastaðir today.

President makes a significant apology to victims of "restored honour" pedophile

Three young women, Glódís Tara Fannarsdóttir, Anna Katrín Snorradóttir and Halla Ólöf Jónsdóttir were invited to meet with Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson at Bessastaðir residence today. The reason for this meeting was that the President wanted to apologize for the part he played in the "restoration of honour" to convicted sexual offender Robert Downey earlier this year.

Rósenberg had been a music venue since 2004 but is now going to be turned into an Irish pub.

Two popular music venues in Reykjavik close down

Rósenberg, located in Klapparstígur in central Reykjavik and Græna herbergið in Lækjargata, also in the city centre have recently closed down. The City of Reykjavik might look into giving support to music venues in the city to prevent them from closing down.

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Dísa - Release concert

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