The post office closes at 2.30 pm this Friday.

Iceland's post offices close early on Friday due to Iceland -Nigeria match

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Most of Iceland will probably be glued to their screens at 3 pm on Friday when Iceland's plays its second match in the World Cup, this time against Nigeria.

The crowd at Secret Solstice last year.

Secret Solstice Festival kicks off this Thursday

yesterday, 14:15 GMT The Secret Solstice Festival starts tomorrow, Thursday and continues until the early hours of Sunday morning, for its fifth edition during 96 hours of continuous sunlight.

Dóra Sigurðarsóttir, farmer at Vatnsdalshólar was offended by the tourist.

Tourist poops outside public lavatory in North Iceland

yesterday, 11:08 GMT It seems that it's still common for tourists in Iceland to go to the lavatory outdoors in public instead of using public lavatories. Recently a farmer in North Iceland spotted a woman pooping in her field.

A two year old girl cries  at the US border

Icelanders organise protest outside US embassy in Reykjavik tomorrow

yesterday, 09:58 GMT Over a thousand people are attending and thousands are interested in a protest organised on Facebook against the US policy of separating children from parents at the US border.

An enormous iceberg was seen from a trawler last night.

Three reports made about icebergs today in Icelandic waters

two days ago The marine traffic control centre in Iceland received three reports of iceberg sightings this morning, all in different areas. Visibility is good today.

Not sexy?

Iceland's national football team not sexy enough?

18 Jun None of the men in the Icelandic national men's football team have made lists in Elle and Vogue on the sexiest competitors at the World Cup.

Weather at noon on Wednesday.

Weather: Wednesday will be this week's sunniest day

18 Jun June hasn't seen many days of sunshine yet and this week, Wednesday is the best bet if you're planning on outdoor activities.

Earthquake at Iceland's Blue Lagoon today

18 Jun An earthquake of the magnitude 3.0 was detected North West of Grindavík at 10:24 today.

Icelandic football fans go crazy on Saturday in Reykjavik city centre

18 Jun See the atmosphere it Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavik on Saturday at the end of the Iceland- Argentina match.

Skrúðganga í Reykjavíkurborg í dag.

Photos: Reykjavik celebrates Iceland's Independence Day

18 Jun This year marks the 72nd anniversary of the independence of Iceland. The day was celebrated yesterday on June 17th from morning until 6 pm.

Hannes Þór Halldórsson celebrates at the end of Saturday's match.

"Oh shit, I'm going to have to defend a penalty kick from Messi"

18 Jun "It's a dream come true, it's incredible that this happened," said goalkeeper Hannes Þór Halldórsson speaking to mbl.is following the 1:1 draw against Argentina in Iceland's first match at the World Cup on Saturday.

Hannes Þór Halldórsson

Elation as Iceland draws 1-1 against Argentina

16 Jun Goalkeeper Hannes Þór Halldórsson is man of the match after Iceland draws 1-1 against Argentina just now.

Icelandic fans in Moscow.

Icelandic fans in Moscow wait in anticipation for tomorrow's match against Argentina

15 Jun A great number of Icelandic fans have now arrived in Moscow, Russia where the Icelandic national men's team in football will play against Argentina tomorrow, Saturday. All kinds of emotions are breaking out now that the match is near.

A photo of the iceberg captured by our photographer who passed it in a helicopter last week.

Iceberg visible from coast of Iceland

15 Jun The enormous iceberg sailing into Húnaflói bay became visible from the coast yesterday, from the Litla Ávík weather station in Strandir. The iceberg may reach the shore at Hornstrandir in the West Fjords, predicts the Iceland Met Office.

Bárðarbunga.

No eruption yet in Bárðarbunga

15 Jun "There are no signs of any volcanic unrest as yet," said Bryndís Ýr Gísladóttir, natural hazard expert at the Iceland Met Office to today's Morgunblaðið.

A mother's love: Vixen carries her cubs one by one across the river to move them to a new den.

Rare photo of fox carrying its young across river in remote West Fjords

15 Jun Photographer Elma Rún Benediktsdóttir spent two hours hiding in moss to capture this incredible photo of an Arctic fox vixen carrying her cubs across a river with a strong current.

Exchange rates

USD USD 109.00 EUR EUR 126.00
GBP GBP 143.43 DKK DKK 16.91
NOK NOK 13.31 SEK SEK 12.27
CHF CHF 109.22 JPY JPY 0.99
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 109.00 EUR EUR 126.00
GBP GBP 143.43 DKK DKK 16.91
NOK NOK 13.31 SEK SEK 12.27
CHF CHF 109.22 JPY JPY 0.99
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.