The collared pratincole.

Tiny Visitor Gets Attention

yesterday A tiny visitor, never seen in Iceland before and not subject to any sort of testing at the border, has made a landing in Garður on the Reykjanes peninsula.

Ground Proximity Warning System Saved Lives

two days ago The Aircraft Accident Investigation Board in Iceland has just published its final report on a serious incident, involving an Icelandair aircraft, approaching Keflavík International Airport on October 19, 2016.

Three New Cases of COVID-19 in Iceland

two days ago Three new local cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir.

Aiming for Improvement in Fight against Human Trafficking

two days ago “Of course we aim for Tier 1,” states Minister of Justice Ásdís Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir.

Health care workers, waiting to board Norræna last week.

Passengers Tested On Board Norræna Ferry

2 Jul The ferry Norræna came to harbor in Seyðisfjörður around 11 o’clock this morning, carrying 600 passengers.

A computer-generated image of one of the pedestrian bridges in the plan.

Ambitious Plan Offers New View of Þingvellir

2 Jul A draft land use plan, presented yesterday, proposes building a new tourist information center at Þingvellir National Park.

Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

Suggesting Two Tests for Icelanders

2 Jul “For many months to come, even a year, or possible longer, we will need to live with restrictions and a different kind of mindset, due to the coronavirus.”

From yesterday's protest.

‘We’ve Got to Be Able to Trust the Roads’

1 Jul Numerous motorcyclists gathered in Iceland yesterday in front of the offices of the Icelandic Road Administration.

Flowers were laid in front of the ruins of Bræðraborgarstígur 1.

Seeking Solutions to Prevent Another Tragedy

1 Jul “This is such a stain on our society, and we must unite to eliminate it.”

From Keflavík International Airport.

Passengers Charged for PCR Test as of Today

1 Jul Beginning today, arriving passengers in Iceland will be charged for coronavirus testing.

The house on Bræðraborgarstígur 1, where three people lost their lives on Thursday.

Many Workers’ Housing Conditions Are ‘Very Dangerous’

30 Jun Thousands of workers in Iceland, most of them foreign, are believed to be provided with housing by their employers.

Icelandair Postpones Offering of New Shares

30 Jun Icelandair Group’s public offering has been postponed until August.

Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason.

Unclear When Restrictions Will Be Eased

30 Jun Plans to ease restrictions on public gatherings in Iceland on July 13 will likely be delayed.

Two People Die in Collision on Newly Paved Road

29 Jun Two people died yesterday when a motorcycle and a camper collided in Kjalarnes, just north of Reykjavík.

Flowers in front of the ruins.

Gathering Mourns Fire Victims and Demands Safe Housing

29 Jun Hundreds of people gathered on Austurvöllur square at noon yesterday to pay their respects to the victims of a house fire in Reykjavík Thursday, in which three foreign workers lost their lives.


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