All Air Iceland Connect flights are down.

Disturbances to domestic and international flights due to weather

11 Dec All domestic flights have been down this morning due to the storm and delays have been on international flights at Keflavik International Airport. All flights to and frm Ísafjörður have been cancelled. Flights to Egilsstaðir and Akureyri may recommence this afternoon.

The Reykjavik district court.

Man charged with holding his three-year-old son over a balcony railing

6 Dec The district attorney in Reykjavik has placed charges against a man for having in an "unscrupulous and serious manner" having placed his son in immense danger to his life by swinging him backwards and forwards over a balcony railing and threatening to drop him.

Group from Indigo Partners arrive in Iceland to discuss WOW acquisition

5 Dec A group of people from investment company Indigo Partners are currently in Iceland to discuss the possible acquisition of WOW air with its directors. One of them is Bill Frankie, one of the founders of Indigo Partners and self-crowned king of low cost airlines.

Indigo to purchase WOW air

30 Nov Indigo Partners and WOW air have reached a tentative agreement on the purchase by Indigo on WOW air. An announcement was sent to press last night.

Thomas Møller Olsen at the Icelandic high court.

A 19 year prison sentence for murderer of Birna Brjánsdóttir

23 Nov Greenlander Thomas Møller Ol­sen has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January 2017 by the Icelandic high court. This verdict by the Icelandic court confirms the decision of the Reykjanes District Court made last year, a verdict which Møller Ol­sen appealed to the high court.

Kristinn Rúnarsson and Þorsteinn Guðjónsso were lost in mount Pumori thirty years ago.

Remains of mountaineers dead in Nepal thirty years ago to be brought to Iceland

20 Nov The relatives of the two mountaineers who disappeared in Pumori thirty years ago and whose remains were found recently have accepted an offer by mountaineer Leifur Örn Svavarson to try to fetch the bodies and bring them home to Iceland.

Weekday is a Swedish denim and fashion brand influenced by youth culture and street style.

Weekday to open in Iceland

19 Nov Clothing chain Weekday will be opening a branch in Smáralind shopping mall in Reykjavik next spring. The chain is owned by H&M who already have three branches in Iceland.

Lítið er eftir af húsinu við Hvaleyrarbraut nema útveggirnir.

Cause of Hafnarfjörður fire investigated

19 Nov The Reykjavik Metropolitan Police are commencing the investigation on the cause of the fire on Hvaleyrarbraut on Friday night.

The factory was ablaze.

Fire in Hafnarfjörður

17 Nov A great fire occurred at Hvaleyrarbraut in Hafnarfjörður last night. Fire fighters battled the fire to no avail and the building burned to the ground.

Rúnar Guðbjartsson, father of Kristinn Rúnarsson who perished in Pumori in Nepal in 1988.

Remains of two Icelandic mountaineers discovered in Nepal

13 Nov The remains of mountaineers and childhood friends Kristinn Rúnarsson and Þorsteinn Guðjónsson were found by an American mountaineer recently in Pumori, some 30 years after they disappeared.

Reykjastræti.

New streets constructed in Reykjavik city centre

8 Nov It's highly unusual that new streets appear in the centre of Reykjavik as it's the oldest part of the city. Now, however, two pedestrian streets are soon to be completed on the new Hafnartorg, between Tryggvagata and Geirsgata. Their names are to be Kolagata and Reykjastræti and they will be ready for use in January.

Two Icelanders are under arrest in Melbourne.

Two Icelanders arrested in Australia for smuggling cocaine

7 Nov Two Icelanders are being held by police authorities in Melbourne, Australia after trying to smuggle seven kilos of cocaine. The cocaine is worth around 2.5 million USD.

Icelandair- Wow merger could open up new market areas

7 Nov Icelandair's acquisition of WOW air could create opportunities for the Icelandic tourist industry.

The fire occurred at Kirkjuvegur in Selfoss, South Iceland.

Selfoss fire - three in police custody

2 Nov Police are still investigating a fire in a home in Selfoss on Wednesday that claimed two lives. Three people have been placed in police custody suspected with involvement with the cause of fire.

Myndskeið frá íþróttadeild

Two dead in Selfoss fire

1 Nov The fire department in Selfoss, a town in South Iceland were called out when a fire broke out in a home in Kirkjuvegur. A couple died in the fire.

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