Police at the scene yesterday.

One in Police Custody Following Attack on Students

yesterday, 11:42 GMT One teenager was remanded in custody yesterday afternoon, following an attack on students in Borgarholtsskóli secondary school, Reykjavík, which left six people injured.

Guðmundur Felix Grétarsson, with his wife Sylwia Gretarsson Nowakowska.

Icelander Receives World’s First Transplant of Both Arms and Shoulders

yesterday, 10:33 GMT A 48-year old Icelandic man, Guðmundur Felix Grétarson, became the first patient in the world yesterday to undergo transplant surgery of both arms that includes the shoulders.

The Fellahverfi neighborhood is multi-cultural.

Icelandic Is Essential to Getting Access to Society

two days ago “Having good command of Icelandic is the key to access to society and a prerequisite for people’s wishes and dreams coming true.”

Restaurateur Garðar Kjartansson.

Live Music Every Night on Laugavegur

two days ago Live music will be on offer every night of the week at a new restaurant and bar at Laugavegur 18, Reykjavík.

From the scene.

Six Injured After Attack on Students

two days ago Six persons were transported to the emergency room of Landspítali National University Hospital yesterday afternoon, following an attack on students at Borgarholtsskóli secondary school in Grafarvogur, Reykjavík.

From the sauna.

Iceland’s Largest Sauna Comes with Ocean View

13 Jan Sky Lagoon geothermal baths, under construction on Kársnes point in Kópavogur, in the capital area, will boast Iceland’s largest sauna.

Healthcare workers, ready to test arriving passengers for the coronavirus at Keflavík International Airport.

Quarantine Required for Children Arriving in Iceland

13 Jan Starting today, January 13, children born in 2005 or later are required to go into quarantine, along with their parents or guardians, upon arrival in Iceland.

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir.

Some Restrictions Eased in Iceland Today

13 Jan Some restrictions on public gatherings in Iceland were eased today, and the new rules will be in effect through February 16.

The northern lights, seen from Straumsvík, Southwest Iceland.

Northern Lights - Night after Night

12 Jan The northern lights have put on one evening show after another in recent nights.

The box containing the Moderna vaccine has arrived.

First Doses of Moderna Vaccine Arrive in Iceland

12 Jan Twelve hundred doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the US pharmaceutical company Moderna arrived in Iceland from Belgium early this morning.

Heilbrigðisstarfsfólk í Flugstöð Leifs Eiríkssonar.

What Happens If Passengers Refuse to Be Tested at Border?

12 Jan Possible changes to a regulation regarding border testing for the coronavirus in Iceland are being examined.

Móskarðshnjúkar peaks in Esja mountain.

Accidents Due to Unsafe Ice on Lake and Icy Mountain Slopes

11 Jan Unsafe ice on lakes and icy mountain slopes caused several accidents over the weekend.

Iceland’s Talks Not Limited to Pfizer

11 Jan Icelandic officials have not only been engaged in talks with Pfizer, but with other pharmaceutical companies as well regarding a research project which would involve vaccinating about 60 percent of the Icelandic nation.

Unforgettable Encounter With White-Tailed Eagle

10 Jan “This was an unbelievable moment, which I’ll never forget.”

Will Bird Flu Spread to Iceland?

9 Jan Bird flu, or avian influenza, is spreading fast in Europe and, as a result, there is a phase one alert in Iceland.


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