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Education Minister Lilja Alfreðsdóttir, right, looks at an old manuscript at the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, guided by the institute's director, Guðrún Nordal.

Iceland to Request Manuscripts from Denmark

29 Aug The Icelandic government is interested in reclaiming Old Icelandic manuscripts from Denmark.

From the museum.

Tourists Take Part in Bloody Battle in Skagafjörður

3 Aug For the past month and a half, tourists have enjoyed taking part in a bloody battle in Skagafjörður, North Iceland.

Little Gay Reykjavík: Book on Queer History

23 Jun A new book, titled Little Gay Reykjavík: Queer History and Anecdotes, by Guðjón Ragnar Jónasson, has just come out in English.

The Lady of the Mountains this year was actress Aldís Amah Hamilton.

June 17th in Pictures

18 Jun Thousands of people took part in festivities all over the country yesterday, on the National Day of Iceland, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Republic of Iceland.

Today Is National Day of Iceland

17 Jun Today, the 17th of June, is the National Day of Iceland.

Part of the book cover of 'Iceland in World War II.'

New Book on Iceland in World War II

15 Jun A new book in English on Iceland in World War II has just hit the shelves in Iceland.

The Catalina flying boat, landing at Reykjavík Airport yesterday.

Reykjavík Airshow Tomorrow

31 May The Reykjavík Airshow will be held tomorrow, June 1, at Reykjavík Airport, between noon and 4 pm.

Three of the DC-3/C-47 aircraft at Reykjavík Airport.

Four DC-3/C-47 Aircraft on Display at Reykjavík Airport 6-8 PM

21 May Isavia has just announced that the four DC-3/C-47 aircraft, which have landed at Reykjavík Airport on their way to Normandy from the US, will be on display tonight between 6 pm and 8 pm.

Guðmundur Einarsson, left, and Geirfinnur Einarsson. The both disappeared without a trace.

Will Iceland’s Most Notorious Missing Person Case Be Reopened?

20 May The most notorious unsolved missing person case in Iceland is in the news again.

Fifteen DC-3/C-47 aircraft, like the ones in the picture, will be arriving in Reykjavík next week.

Fifteen DC-3/C-47 Coming to Reykjavík

16 May Reykjavík Airport is getting ready for the arrival of 15 DC-3/C-47 aircraft next week.

Parading on the First Day of Summer.

First Day of Summer - Summary

25 Apr Today is the First Day of Summer in Iceland.

The Evanger herring processing plant in Siglufjörður, Northeast Iceland.

Siglufjörður Avalanche Remembered

13 Apr A hundred years ago this week, avalanches hit Siglufjörður and vicinity in Northeast Iceland, killing 18 people.

A turf church in Árbæjarsafn in Reykjavik.

Iceland's traditional turf houses

15 Jan Half of Iceland's population was still living in turf homes in 1910. Due to lack of trees in Iceland, building out of turf was a popular building material and thick turf walls were useful to ward off the cold.

Sovereignty celebrations in Reykjavik in 1018.

Iceland's oldest building open on Sovereignty Day, December 1st

23 Nov Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, the President of Iceland, Margrethe II, Queen of Denmark, and Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark will attend the centenary celebrations.

The present brothers from Reynistaður, from left, Steinn, Helgi and Jón Sigurðsson, standing beside the memorial.

Reynistaður brothers are home, 238 years after leaving

2 Sep 2018 A memorial for the legendary brothers from Reynistaður was unveiled in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, last weekend.

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