yesterday, 14:21 GMTIn the last week more than 3000 earthquakes have been detected in the last week close to Eldvörp in the Reykjanes/Svartsengi volcanic system and yesterday the Civil Protection Department of Iceland elevated their alert level to Uncertainty level.
yesterdayThe Progressive Party is gaining momentum, not only in Reykjavik, but in most places around the country and is clearly the winner of the local elections last Saturday. The biggest changes will be in Reykjavik where the current administration has lost its majority.
14 MayEurope has voted in Eurovision 2022 and most of the votes went to Ukraine. Before the votes from the public came in, it looked like UK might win the competition. But once all the votes were in, Ukraine came out on top.
14 MayA big earthquake was felt today just before 17:00 o'clock in the Southwest of Iceland, in an area called Þrengslin, a road that leads to Þorlákshöfn, Eyrarbakki, Stokkseyri and eventually Selfoss.
13 MayMy name is David and I am a local. Seltjarnarnes is my home for almost 7 of the 18 years I have now lived in Iceland. Even though I shall always be a „bloody foreigner“, I am as much a „Nesbúi“ as any of the Icelanders living in this town.
13 MayThere were some procedural defects in the way the so called Sjöundá Farm criminal case was handled back in 1802. For example, today a priest would never be used in order to force confessions as was done back in the day.
11 MayKatrín Jakobsdóttir the prime minister of Iceland is a woman of many skills. Yesterday she assisted an ewe at lambing on the farm Skarðaborg in South-Þingeyjar county in the Northeast of Iceland.
10 MayNow is the time to celebrate in Iceland because The Sisters got into the finals in the Eurovision 2022 Contest. Their song has been gaining popularity in the last few days and their excellent performance tonight got them into the finals.
10 MayIcelanders will be glued to the television tonight hoping and praying. The Icelandic band Sisters will play in the first of two semi-finals in Eurovison in Torino tonight at 19:00 Icelandic time.
10 MayThe prices of residential rentals has begun to rise again and with added demand for apartments from foreign workers and tourists it looks like rent might go through the roof. The workers’s union Efling covers the situation of renters in their latest newsletter.