Who will be the next mayor in Reykjavik?

The Progressive Party is the winner of the local elections and is in a key position

16 May The Progressive Party is gaining momentum, not only in Reykjavik, but in most places around the country and is clearly the winner of the local elections last Saturday. The biggest changes will be in Reykjavik where the current administration has lost its majority.

The current majority in Reykjavik will not hold according to the latest Gallup poll.

Local elections in Iceland: The current majority might fall according to latest polls

14 May Today will be a busy day for most because not only are the finals in Eurovision tomorrow night, but it is also voting day in the local elections all around the country.

David Kelley.

My home, my vote, my future

13 May My name is David and I am a local. Seltjarnarnes is my home for almost 7 of the 18 years I have now lived in Iceland. Even though I shall always be a „bloody foreigner“, I am as much a „Nesbúi“ as any of the Icelanders living in this town.

Iceland's prime minister, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, says she usually says yes to new learning experiences in life.

The prime minister of Iceland assisted an ewe at lambing yesterday

11 May Katrín Jakobsdóttir the prime minister of Iceland is a woman of many skills. Yesterday she assisted an ewe at lambing on the farm Skarðaborg in South-Þingeyjar county in the Northeast of Iceland.

Rental prices going through the roof

10 May The prices of residential rentals has begun to rise again and with added demand for apartments from foreign workers and tourists it looks like rent might go through the roof. The workers’s union Efling covers the situation of renters in their latest newsletter.

A bloody anti-war protest in Reykjavik

9 May Protesters gathered in front of the Russian Embassy in Túngata at noon today, in a very visual and bloody protest.

Tomorrow, Friday the 6th, at 14:00 PM Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Icelandic parliament

Zelensky addresses the Icelandic parliament tomorrow at 14:00 PM

5 May Tomorrow, Friday the 6th of May the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, will give a remote address to the Icelandic parliament.

Minister of Food, Fisheries and Agriculture Svandís Svavarsdóttir.

Commodity Prices Rising Fast

27 Apr Commodity prices are rising fast these days.

The government of Iceland.

Less Than 40 Percent Support Government, Poll Shows

27 Apr According to the results of a new poll, conducted by Prósent for Fréttablaðið, the government of Iceland — a coalition of the Independence Party, the Progressive Party and the Left-Green Movement — enjoys only 39.9 percent support among voters and would get 26 out of 63 MPs elected to Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, if elections were held now.

Unemployment Rate Going Down in Iceland

15 Apr The unemployment in Iceland was 4.9 percent in March, down from 5.2 percent in February, Morgunblaðið reports.

From Heiðarfjall mountain.

Toxic Waste from Radar Station Remains a Problem

12 Apr Major funding is needed to investigate the extent of pollution and to do cleanup on Heiðarfjall mountain on Langanes point, Northeast Iceland.

Bandaríski Herinn

Successful Landing Exercise in Hvalfjörður Fjord: Video

12 Apr Everything went according to plan during the landing exercise of US marines on Miðsandur beach in Hvalfjörður fjord, West Iceland, yesterday.

Ukrainian children in Iceland.

Close to 600 Ukrainian Refugees in Iceland

4 Apr Twenty-seven Ukrainian refugees arrived in Iceland Saturday.

Military vesssels in Sundahöfn harbor, Reykjavík, Friday.

Northern Viking Defense Exercise in Iceland

4 Apr More than 700 people are taking part in the joint defense exercise Northern Viking 2022, which began in Iceland Saturday.


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