From the National Museum of Iceland.

National Museum among Europe’s Top 12

yesterday The National Museum of Iceland is among Europe’s 12 best city museums, according to The Guardian.

Should Yellow Alert Require Cancelation?

two days ago A yellow weather alert does not automatically mean that organized trips in Iceland must be canceled.

Icelandair Hires 100 Fewer Pilots than Planned

24 Jan Due to the continued grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, Icelandair will employ 100 fewer pilots this summer than plans made in 2019 had called for.

Earthquake map, Jan. 24, 2020.

Two Earthquakes on Reykjanes Ridge Overnight

24 Jan Two earthquakes, of magnitude more than 3, shook the Reykjanes ridge around 5 am this morning.

Þorsteinn Már Baldvinsson, CEO of Samherji.

Iceland Ranks 11th on Corruption Index

23 Jan Iceland ranks 11th on the 2019 Corruption Perceptions Index, just published by Transparency International.

Inclement weather affects international as well as domestic flight today, in addition to bus service.

Most Flights at KEF Airport Canceled

23 Jan Due to inclement weather, most flights to and from Keflavík International Airport today have been canceled.

Damon Albarn.

Damon Albarn to Perform at Harpa in June

23 Jan English musican, singer and songwriter Damon Albarn has long dreamt of composing a piece about the view from the window of his house in Iceland.

The bodies were discovered near the American plane wreck on Sólheimasandur beach.

Chinese Couple Died of Hypothermia

22 Jan Preliminary findings from the autopsies of the bodies of a young Chinese couple, discovered January 16 in Sólheimasandur, South Iceland, suggest that they died of hypothermia.

From Gunnólfsvíkurfjall mountain.

Stuck on Mountain Top for 12 Days

22 Jan He was stuck at the top of a mountain for 12 days, due to severe weather.

From last night's rescue operation.

Hidden Danger in the Highlands

22 Jan If you plan to drive in the central highlands in Iceland this winter, make sure you know of a hidden danger on the way, which could be life-threatening.

Please respect all road closures.

No Travel Advised in Central Highlands Wednesday Night

21 Jan The Icelandic Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for Breiðafjörður in West Iceland, the West Fjords, Northwest Iceland and the central highlands.

Loo Eng Wah.

Loo to Build Christmas House in Hella

21 Jan Malysian businessman Loo Eng Wah has plans to build a Christmas house and more in Hella, South Iceland.

Hólmsheiði Prison.

Proud to Have Lowest Rate of Prisoners

21 Jan In 2017, Iceland had the lowest number of prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants, or 39, among European countries.

Chinese tourists in Iceland.

Expecting 130,000 Chinese Tourists

20 Jan The number of Chinese tourists in Iceland is expected to increase rapidly in the coming years.

Make sure the bills you receive are real.

Beware of Counterfeit Euro Bills

20 Jan There have been several incidents of counterfeit 100 Euro bills reported in circulation in Iceland over the weekend.




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