Food donations, ready to be delivered.

Not Looking Forward to Christmas

yesterday, 10:46 GMT About 400 households in Reykjavík and vicinity received food donations yesterday and today from Iceland Family Aid.

Case of Scrapie Confirmed in North Iceland

two days ago A case of scrapie was confirmed in a sheep on the farm Stóru-Akrar in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, last week.

The trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson.

Case of COVID-19-Infected Crew Investigated by Police

two days ago The West Fjords Police Department is investigating the case of the COVID-19-infected crew of the trawler Júlíus Geirmundsson as a criminal case.

Cluster of COVID-19 Infections Puts Landspítali on High Alert

26 Oct For the first time ever, Landspítali University Hospital is operating according to an emergency protocol, after a cluster of infections developed among patients and staff within the hospital.

Most of the crew members were infected with COVID-19.

‘Deplorable Circumstances’ for COVID-19-Infected Crew of Trawler

26 Oct “The circumstances of [the crew] were deplorable.”

Ljósafoss hydroelectric power plant.

Will Hydrogen Be Produced in Iceland for Export?

23 Oct Landsvirkjun - the national power company of Iceland – and port authorities in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, have signed a declaration of intent regarding examining the potential for the export of green hydrogen from Iceland to Rotterdam.

Two Telecom Companies in Iceland Use Huawei Products

22 Oct Two out of three telecommunications firms in Iceland use Huawei products in their telecommunications systems.

The map shows the source of the earthquake, 7 km west of Kleifarvatn lake.

Strongest Earthquake in 17 Years

21 Oct An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 hit the Reykjanes peninsula at 1:43 pm yesterday.

People waiting to be tested for the coronavirus in Reykjavík.

62 New Cases of COVID-19: Less than Half in Quarantine

20 Oct According to, 62 new domestic cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

Firefighters at work in Akureyri, North Iceland.

Unusually Many Fire Victims in Iceland This Year

20 Oct A total of six people have lost their lives in fires in Iceland this year – the highest number this decade.

From World Class fitness center, Ögurhvarf. This part of the center will remain closed.

Fitness Centers Allowed to Reopen Against Doctor’s Advice

20 Oct New rules regarding disease prevention in Iceland take effect today.

The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management urges people in the capital area not to travel outside the area for the coming two to three weeks.

People Urged not to Leave Town; 2-M Rule Nationwide

19 Oct New rules regarding disease prevention in Iceland take effect tomorrow, October 20.

The coast guard ship Ægir.

Converting Coast Guard Ship into Avalanche Museum?

17 Oct How about converting a coast guard ship into an avalanche museum with overnight accommodation and a restaurant?

Landspítali National University Hospital, Fossvogur.

One COVID-19-Related Death in Iceland

16 Oct One death from COVID-19 was announced on the website of Landspítali National University Hospital today.

Þórólfur Guðnason.

Unusually Many Test Positive at Border

15 Oct A total of 18 people tested positive for the coronavirus at Keflavík Iternational Airport yesterday.




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