Icelandair Meets with Boeing and Airbus

yesterday, 10:03 GMT Representatives from Icelandair Group have been meeting in Iceland in recent weeks with negotiating committees from both Boeing and Airbus.

From a previous WOW Cyclothon.

WOW Cyclothon About to Get Rolling

two days ago The eighth WOW Cyclothon begins in Reykjavík tonight and runs through Saturday.

Police Look for Ducks and Sheep

two days ago The Suðurnes Police Department, Southwest Iceland, is looking for a missing couple from Garður, the Reykjanes peninsula.

Biting Midges Send Fan Sales Soaring

two days ago Biting midges may not have any fans in Iceland, but fans are what keeps them away - electric ones, that is.

You might be able to save time by using an electric scooter. The picture shows a busy intersection in Reykjavík.

Electric Scooters Soon for Rent in Reykjavík

22 Jun Getting around Reykjavík could soon get easier when electric scooters become available for rent.

Dagur B. Eggertsson, climbing to the top of the lighthouse.

Light Is On in Lighthouse

21 Jun The new lighthouse by Sæbraut in Reykjavík was activated at noon today.

The forecast for 8 pm on Sunday.

Sunny Sunday and Warm Week Ahead

21 Jun The weather forecasts calls for sunshine and warm temperatures in East Iceland next week, starting Sunday, which will be welcomed, but cloudy and limited precipitation in West Iceland, where rain is severely needed.

Tourists at Nordic Store, Reykjavík.

What Makes a Lopi Sweater Icelandic?

20 Jun Manufacturers of traditional Icelandic wool sweaters, better known as lopapeysur, are worried about the increase in manufacturing of sweaters in China, labeled as Icelandic.

Just arrived in Keflavík.

Beluga Sisters Have Arrived

20 Jun The beluga sisters Litla Grá and Litla Hvít (Little Gray and Little White) safely arrived in Vestmannaeyjar islands last night, after a long journey from China.

Only 61 Percent of Icelanders Believe Vaccines Are Safe

19 Jun Only sixty-one percent of Icelanders agree that vaccines are safe, while 97 percent of them agree they are effective, and 99 percent agree they are important for children.

Biting midges have become quite a nuisance in parts of Iceland.

Biting Midges Attack Early This Year

18 Jun Insect repellent is in high demand in South Iceland these days and almost sold out in some stores.

Little Gray and Little White.

Belugas Fly in Tomorrow

18 Jun Two beluga whales from Shanghai, China, will arrive at Keflavík International Airport tomorrow morning.

Top row, from left: Ragnheiður, Ragnheiður, Ragnheiður, Ragnheiður, Ragnheiður, Ragnheiður... at RagnheiðurGunnarsdóttir's home.

Name of Dame Must be Ragnheiður

16 Jun Have you ever heard of an association where the sole requirement for becoming a member is to be named Ragnheiður?

Salmon farming in the East Fjords.

More Businesses Oppose Salmon Farming in Open-Net Pens

14 Jun Numerous businesses have publicly declared support for the initiative Against the Current (Á móti straumnum).

A view over Ísafjörður, the West Fjords.

Can’t Afford Being Your Little Sister

13 Jun The Icelandic town of Ísafjörður, the West Fjords, has rejected an application from the mayor of the Polish town Ustrzyki Dolne, who sought to establish a sister-city agreement between the two towns.


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