WOW airs struggle continues.

Indigo Partners cancel negotiations with WOW air who starts discussions again with Icelandair

yesterday, 09:45 GMT The proposed investment of Indigo Partners LLC ("Indigo Partners") in WOW air has been cancelled by Indigo Partners. Therefore, all negotiations between WOW air and Indigo Partners have been cancelled.

No weather for travel today!

Travel warning: Orange and Yellow alerts active today in Iceland

yesterday Hurricane strength wind gusts are expected in south east Iceland between Vík and Djúpivogur on Friday afternoon until midnight. No travel recommended in this area. In Reykjavik heavy snowfall is expected this afternoon.

Bad weather on its way to Iceland tonight

two days ago An area of low pressure is on its way frm the south to Iceland's south coast and will have arrived by midnight, accompanied by strong winds and heavy rain.

Icelandic children playing at Nauthólsvík geothermal beach.

Iceland in fourth place of world's happiest nations

20 Mar The World Happiness report was pubished today and the four happiest nations of the world, in this order, are Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland.

Storm expected late Wednesday afternoon in many parts

20 Mar Bad weather will hit North West Iceland this afternoon with winds of up to 20 - 25 m/s in the West Fjords and up to 20 m/s on Holtavörðuheiði.

The Snæfellsnes peninsula offers a wild, magical landscape of lava fields, golden beaches and of course the famous Snæfellsjökull glacier.

A magical weekend beneath the mysterious Snæfellsjökull glacier

20 Mar The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is renowned for beautiful nature and charming villages. There are many things to do and see there, and most of them can be covered in a day trip from Reykjavik, even in winter.

Driving into an avalanche danger zone is not a great idea.

Tourists disregard road barriers and drive into an avalanche in Iceland's West Fjords

20 Mar Two tourists sought police assistance after getting trapped between two avalanches, The two men had disregarded road barriers and were promptly rescued - and fined.

Protests began at a parliament meeting at 1 pm.

Three arrested at Parliament today

19 Mar Police interfered with around 30 protesters who were standing in front of doors at Alþingi, the house of Parliament in Reykjavik. Three people were arrested.

Iceland wants to borrow whale skeleton from Denmark

19 Mar The Icelandic Museum of Natural History has requested to borrow a skeleton of a North Atlantic right whale from the Danish zoology museum. Danes own two such skeletons that come from adult whales hunted in Iceland in 1891 and 1904.

Asylum seekers have protested at Austurvöllur square in recent weeks.

Independence Party member voices complaints about rubbish left by asylum seekers

19 Mar Eyþór Laxdal Arnalds, chairman of the district council for the Independence Party writes an article in today's Morgumblaðið sayiing that the longstanding protest by asylum seekres in Austurvöllur has left the grass muddy and that the area is messy. The asylum seekers have now left the area.

Photos: Iceland strikes for the climate

18 Mar On Friday, students and other members of the public went on a climate strike for the third consecutive time. The turn out on Friday was the largest yet.

Strike action planned for Friday

18 Mar Three sets of strikes have now been voted on: Firstly among workers in hotels, secondly among bus company workers, and thirdly among workers at Almenningsvagnar Kynnisferða, which services a part of the city bus routes of Strætó BS. All three were accepted with a large majority of ballots cast.

There are 38 Icelandic contestants in the Special Olympics this year.

Icelanders doing well at Special Olympics

18 Mar The Special Olympics started in Dubai on Thursday and 38 Icelanders are taking part in 10 different sports.

Icelandic racists were completely over shadowed by crowds  at Austurvöllur.

Icelanders flock to support asylum seekers and counter racist groups

17 Mar When the small nationalist party of Iceland, Þjóðfylkingin, annonced that they were going to protest against asylum seekers, who have been protesting in Austurvöllur square in recent weeks, crowds of people flocked to show their support and their solidarity against racisim.

Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir.

Actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir in US edition of Vogue magazine

15 Mar Icelandic actress Hera Hilmarsdóttir is one of fourteen women on the cover of the latest edition of Vogue US.

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