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A parking lot at Bauhaus, a hardware store just outside Reykjavik.

Iceland's darkest hours photographed for The Guardian

yesterday, 16:18 GMT An interesting photo series shot by Stuart Richardson for British newspaper The Guardian features images of the almost constant darkness in the middle of the Icelandic winter.

An X-ray showing the man's intentestines and stomach carrying a kilo of cocaine.

X-ray of man who tried to smuggle one kilo of cocaine into Iceland

yesterday, 13:11 GMT The Reykjanes police department, in the region of Keflavik International Airport, seized just over 42 kilos of hard drugs in 46 drug smuggling cases in 2017. One man tried to smuggle one kilo of cocaine internally.

Sandfell is seen here at the middle of the photograph.

Tourist found dead yesterday was French

yesterday, 11:50 GMT South Iceland police are now investigating the death of a French tourist who was found dead on a steep slope at Sandfell in Öræfi yesterday. It is not believed that the death is suspicious.

The Douglas Dakota DC-3 C 117 plane wreck at Sólheimasandur, a popular tourist attraction.

Sólheimasandur death: Tourist died from hypothermia

yesterday, 11:05 GMT The American tourist found dead in Sólheimasandur at the end of October died of hypothermia. The man's car had been found empty at the famous Sólheimasandur plane wreck and search parties were called out.

The last eruption in Öræfajökull occured in 1727.

Earthquake in Öræfajökull last night

yesterday, 10:12 GMT An earthquake measuring 3.2 occurred at 02:14 AM in the North Eastern part of Öræfajökull volcano. There are no signs of an eruption according to the Iceland Met Office.

Tinna Sverrisdóttir and Lára Rúnarsdóttir at Andagift, a new centre for cacao ceremonies and kundalini yoga in Reykjavik.

A ceremonial cacao centre opens in central Reykjavik

two days ago Andagift is a new centre for yoga, medititation and cacao ceremonies which has just opened on Rauðarárstígur 1, across from the Hlemmur food halls. According to the two women who run it, it's a sacred space that offers diverse spiritual practices, sound healing, deep relaxation, meditation and cacao ceremonies.

Öræfi in South East Iceland.

Tourist found dead in South East Iceland

two days ago A man was found dead at Sandfell in Öræfi, South East Iceland at noon today. SAR teams had been searching for the man when local police were suspicious of an abandoned rental car parked at a parking lot near Sandfell for some time.

Licorice is hugely popular in Iceland and has become a hip ingredient in all kinds of foods.

Popularity of licorice in Iceland a health hazard?

two days ago "It's worrying that licorice is everywhere now in Iceland. You can hardly go out to eat without licorice being in the sauce on the lamb, in the dessert or even in your beer," says a professor and specialist in endocrinous and metabolic diseases Helga Ágústa Sigurjónsdóttir.

Ryan Carney Williams otherwise known as Ryan Hawaii wore eight pairs of trousers and 10 shirts to avoid luggage fees.

British Airways respond to story about tourist arrested for wearing too many clothes at Iceland Airport

two days ago Airline British Airways have sent us a response to the criticism by passenger Ryan Hawaii who was barred from boarding his British Airways flight at Keflavik International Airport for putting all his clothes on to escape luggage fees.

Tap water in Reykjavik is safe for consumption.

Reykjavik tap water safe for consumption

16 Jan Health authorities in Iceland have issued a statement saying that water in Reykjavik is deemed safe for consumption.

"No danger," say the Reykjavik Health authorities. .

Contamination detected in Reykjavik drinking water

15 Jan The Reykjavik Health Authority has issued a statement to warn people that slight contamination has been found in drinking water in some areas of the city. "It's a very small level of water pollution but above the recommended levels so we thought it right to warn the public," said Árný Sigurðardóttir at the City of Reykjavik.

One of Reykjavik's stranger tourist attractions.

Penises of every shape and size at Reykjavik's Penis Museum

15 Jan Travel blogger Joe Goes paid a visit to Reykjavik's famous Phallological Museum and shared his findings with viewers.

The purple colour depicts windspeeds of 16-24 m/s.

More bad weather for Iceland on Tuesday morning

15 Jan The area of low pressure which hit Iceland yesterday will return tomorrow morning causing bad weather, storms and snowfall.

December coach accident claims another life

15 Jan A Chinese man has died of his injuries received in the coach accident which occurred on December 27th in South Iceland. A Chinese woman died in the accident. The man's parents had spent the last few days with him.

Icelandic women priests join the #metoo movement

15 Jan Women priests in Iceland have released a statement in connection with the #metoo movement speaking out against sexual violence, harassment and prejudice within their ranks. They urge the bishop of Iceland and the church commission to push for change.

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