From Svarfaðardalur.

Deplar Farm Owners Buy More Land

yesterday, 11:29 GMT The American owners of the luxury lodge Deplar Farm have purchased land in Svarfaðardalur valley, which they intend to use for tourist services.

Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines.

Duterte Considering Cutting Diplomatic Ties with Iceland

yesterday, 09:44 GMT Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland.

Þórólfur Guðnason, epidemiologist.

American Child May Be Infected with E. Coli

two days ago One American child, who visited the Southwest Iceland farm Efstidalur II earlier in the month, may be infected with E. coli, reported on Saturday.

From Keflavík International Airport.

Number of Tourists in Iceland Down by 20 Percent

two days ago The number of tourists in Iceland in May was 173,000, representing a 17 percent decrease from the same period last year,

Rescue workers, planning the next move.

Rescue Workers Use Sound Localization to Find Couple

two days ago The weekend was busy for rescue workers in South Iceland.

Fertility Rate in Iceland at Historic Low

14 Jul The fertility rate in Iceland is at a historic low.

Icelandair to Introduce Biodegradable Cutlery

13 Jul In the coming months, Icelandair will start using environmentally friendly cutlery, toothpicks and wrappings.

The farm Efstidalur II.

Concerned about Foreign Visitors to Farm

12 Jul A total of 16 children have been diagnosed with an E. coli infection in Iceland in recent weeks.

Foreign Minister Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

Iceland's Resolution Regarding Philippines Approved by UN

12 Jul The United Nations Human Rights Council has approved a resolution, sponsored by Iceland, to launch an independent investigation into alleged crimes committed during the Philippine government’s war on drugs.

Will Americans Resurrect WOW Air?

12 Jul American air operators have purchased the flight operation assets of the bankrupt estate of WOW Air.

Sigríður Hlynur is pleased with the name change.

Man Named after His Grandma Sigríður

11 Jul “This is a total victory; my name is Sigríður Hlynur!”

From the hotel library.

Red Dot Awards Architects of Hotel by Blue Lagoon

11 Jul Basalt architects and Design Group Italia recently received a Red Dot Award in the category Best of the Best - a coveted design award – for their design of the hotel The Retreat at Blue Lagoon

The Icelandic Children's Hospital.

E. Coli-Infected Baby in Serious Condition

11 Jul A five-month-old baby boy, infected by E. coli in an outbreak traced to a farm in Southwest Iceland, is in serious condition.

Efstidalur II, Southwest Iceland.

E. Coli Traced to Farm in Southwest Iceland

10 Jul The E. coli infection, which so far has affected ten children in the capital area, has now been traced to the travel service farm Efstidalur II, Southwest Iceland.

New Icelandic Airline in the Making?

10 Jul A group of investors and two former WOW Air directors are currently working with an Irish investment fund to establish a new Icelandic low-cost airline on the basis of WOW, Fréttablaðið reports.




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