The lines outside H&M this morning.

Queues as new H&M store opens in Reykjavik city centre

12 Oct Around fifty to seventy people waited in line to enter the new H&M and H&M Home stores in the new Hafnartorg shopping centre in the heart of Reykjavik.

Birkir Bjarnason and his fellow team members rejoice after the first goal last night.

Boost in ticket sales to Iceland-Switzerland match on Monday

12 Oct There was a boost in ticket sales during the Iceland-France match last night when Iceland scored two goals. Only 2.500 tickets are left to the Iceland- Switzerland match taking place in Laugardalsvöllur stadium on Monday.

Gylfi Sigurðsson and  Antoine Griezmann

Iceland draws 2:2 against France last night

12 Oct Iceland played an exciting match against France last night. The French team looked set for defeat after Iceland scored two goals by Birkir Bjarnason and Kari Arnason.

Svínafellsjökull glacier.

Tourist falls into Svínafell lagoon

11 Oct Rescue teams and a National Coastguard helicopter were called out to Öræfi in South East Iceland yesterday to rescue a tourist who fell into Svínafellslón lagoon.

Cocaine addiction in Iceland is increasing.

Increase in Icelandic teenagers using crack cocaine

7 Oct Chief patrol officer at the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police Guðmundur Fylkisson said speaking to mbl.is that teenagers aged 15-17 are increasingly smoking crack cocaine. "This young group of kids are reckless enough to try anything.

The helicopter landed in Reykjavik just before 9 pm.

Injured woman rescued after fall in Kirkjufell mountain

4 Oct The national coastguard helicopter was dispatched late yesterday afternoon to fetch a woman who was injured after a fall in Kirkjufell mountain in Snæfellsnes. The woman was conscious when rescue teams were able to reach her.

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Man charged with raping woman in central Reykjavik parking lot in 2016

3 Oct The Reykjavik District Court yesterday filed a case against a man who is charged with raping a woman on a parking lot in Mjóastræti in central Reykjavik in 2016.

Elísabet Margeirsdóttir yesterday completed  probably the hardest race that any Icelander has taken part in.

Icelander becomes world's first woman to complete Gobi desert Ultramarathon race in under 100 hours

2 Oct Elísabet Margeirsdóttir yesterday became the first woman in the world to complete the Gobi Desert Ultramarathon race in under 100 hours. The race is 409 kilometres and Margeirsdóttir was ninth out of 50 contestants to reach the goal.

All found innocent in Guðmundur and Geirfinns case, 44 years after the supposed crimes were committed

27 Sep All those who were formerly convicted of murder in Iceland's most famous murder case, that of Guðmundur and Geirfinnur who went missing in 1974 in the space of a few months, were today found innocent after their case was reopened. This puts a close to Iceland's most controversial case.

The verdict is expected at 2 pm today.

LIVE: Verdict in reopening of famous Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case today at 2. pm

27 Sep A verdict will be made in the reopening of the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur murder case today at 2 pm. The state prosecutor requested a full acquittal for the individuals sentenced back in 1974. We will be showing live from the Reykjavik Supreme Court.

The weather forecast on Tuesday morning.

Rain and possible flooding tomorrow morning in Reykjavik and surroundings

24 Sep Strong winds and considerable rain is expected tomorrow morning with the greatest amount of rain around 20 - 30 km west of Reykjavik.

Strætó bus routes now on Google Maps

24 Sep You can now find the Strætó, Icelandic bus routes on Google Maps. Google Maps public transport systems feature data from 18 thousand cities worldwide.

Thomas Olsen at the Reykjanes district court last year. He was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

Birna murder case soon back to court

20 Sep Thomas Møller Ol­sen, who was sentenced to nineteen years imprisonment for the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir in January last year and for a drug smuggling offence will be appearing before the Icelandic national court to whom he appealed the case.

Skúli Mogensen, founder and owner of WOW air.

WOW completes bond offer

18 Sep WOW air have completed their bond offer and the bond class amounts to 60 million Euros. Ten million will be sold to investors. This has just been announced by the company.

Kirkjufell á Snæfellsnesi.

Fatal accident at Kirkjufell mountain this morning

18 Sep Tourists stumbled upon a man who had fallen to his death at Kirkjufell mountain in Snæfellsnes, West Iceland at around 10 this morning.

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