From the scene of the fire.

School Fire: Boys Confess to Arson

17 May Three boys have confessed to being responsible for the fire that heavily damaged Seljaskóli grade school in Breiðholt, Reykjavík, Sunday morning.

Sentenced in Iceland for People Smuggling

10 May A Palestinian man, residing in Sweden, has been sentenced to nine months in prison for people smuggling.

From Ljubljana, the city in Slovenia where the real Urha Polona lives. She, too, is a victim of the fraud.

European Rent Fraud Reaches Iceland

7 May “This is fraud. Don’t book, buy or rent anything!”

The district court house of East Finnmark, Vadsø.

Suspect Has Long Criminal Record

30 Apr The Icelandic man suspected of shooting his 40-year-old half-brother to death in Mehamn, North Norway, Saturday morning, has a long criminal record.

The victim lived in Mehamn, North Norway.

Icelander Shot to Death in Norway

29 Apr A forty-year-old Icelandic fisherman was shot to death in the village Mehamn in Finnmark county, North Norway, Saturday morning.

Too young to be charged

31 Aug The boy, whose photos the police posted on Facebook in connection with recent attacks on girls in Garðabær and who subsequently came forward yesterday, is too young to be charged

From Raufarhöfn.

Wave of break-ins in Northeast Iceland

31 Aug Three houses in Raufarhöfn, Northeast Iceland, have been broken into in recent days, according to the Húsavík Police.

A view over Eskifjörður, the East Fjords.

‘Lock your house and close all windows,’ police warn

29 Aug The East Iceland Police Department is still looking for suspicious individuals, who appear to have been in Neskaupstaður and Eskifjörður yesterday.

Two more girls attacked in Garðabær

29 Aug The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police Department is investigating two separate attacks on girls in Garðabær, a municipality just south of Reykjavík.

Man attacked Sunday likely sustained a spinal cord injury

28 Aug It is feared that a security guard who was attacked outside a nightclub in downtown Reykjavík Sunday morning may have suffered a spinal cord injury.

The South Iceland District Court

Man accused of killing his brother says he remembers no fight

28 Aug Yesterday was the first day of hearings in the South Iceland District Court in the case of a man accused of killing his brother at a farm in South Iceland in the morning of March 31.

Date Rape Drug Cases on the Rise

30 Jul The number of victims of date rape drugs seeking help at Stígamót, an Icelandic education and counseling center for survivors of sexual abuse and violence, has never been as high as last year.


A tourist attacked downtown Reykjavík

27 Oct 2017 Last night around 7 o'clock two men attacked a tourist in front of the grocery store Bónus on Reykjavík's main street Laugavegur. The tourist who comes from Thailand was taken to the hospital with internal injuries and had to undergo surgery.

Organized Crime and Prostitution on the rise in Iceland

26 Oct 2017 Organized crime is on the rise and prostitution and human trafficking is a growing problem in Iceland, according to the Icelandic Police.

Arnar Jónsson Aspar's home in Mosfellsdalur.

Chokehold the cause of death in Mosfellsdalur attack

28 Jun 2017 Only one of the suspected attackers in the murder in Mosfellsdalur is still in custody. Snapchat videos two attackers took of the victim after the attack form a part of the evidence in the case.




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