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Search For A Man Who Was Not Missing Called Off

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50 rescue workers were called out to Breiðdalsvík at around 20:00 last night to search for a man who turned…

Horror-Scopes: The Autumn Fog Reveals Your Fate

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In Horror-Scopes, the Grapevine’s dedicated team of amateur astrologists give you their mystical visions on the dark fate that lies…

A Feast For The Soul: MSEA’s Most Intimate Album Yet

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“It’ll be my first gig of 2020!” MSEA—real name Maria-Carmela Raso—says of her album launch concert, which is set for…

Gunnlaugur The Cat Goes On An Epic Adventure!

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A pet cat has returned home safe and sound after going missing four months ago, Vísir reports. Gunnlaugur, who lives…

Jón Þrastar Jónsson’s Family Launches Media Complaint

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The family of Jón Þrastar Jónsson, who disappeared in Dublin in February 2019, are planning to submit formal complaints to…

Newcomer Dr. Pill On His Eclectic Debut Album ‘Ottersitting’

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Today, Dr. Pill—real name Phil Uwe Widiger, himself a Grapevine alum—dropped his debut release ‘Ottersitting’, a genre-bending melange of industrial,…

Sheepdog Tímon Rescued From Ravine

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Icelandic sheepdog Tímon had quite the misadventure this month when he first went missing on a hike with his owners…

Creating Context In The Cloud With Bergur Ebbi

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How to sum up a conversation with Bergur Ebbi? It would seem the man has done it all. Study law,…

Syrian-Icelandic Teen At Language Conference: “We Can All Be Who We Are”

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Ayah Ahmad, a nineteen-year-old high school student and assistant teacher held a speech last weekend at a Tungumálatöfrar (“Language Magic”)…

Unknown Body Discovered In Breiðholt

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The body of an as of yet unidentified man was discovered in Breiðholt at the end of last week. It…

Rifts, Rain And Rebirth: Up Close And (Very) Personal With The Þríhnúkagígur Volcano

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Childhood adventure books led me to believe that descending into a volcano would be a far more frequent occurrence than…

Joy And Jollof Rice: Introducing Ogolúgo, 101’s Only African Restaurant

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Ogolúgo means “welcome” in Hausa and the name couldn’t be more fitting for Laugavegur’s latest culinary arrival. Since its early…

Iceland Sends 20 Million Icelandic Kronur In Food Aid To Lebanon

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Icelandic Minister of Foreign Affairs and Development Cooperation Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson announced that the Icelandic government would be sending 20…

Konráð Hrafnkelsson Found Safe And Sound

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Konráð Hrafnkelsson, the Icelandic man who, as reported, had gone missing in Brussels on July 30th, has been found safe…

Icelandic Man Missing In Brussels

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A 27-year-old Icelandic man by the name of Konráð Hrafnkelsson residing in Brussels has been missing since July 30th, Morgunblaðið…

Icelandic Government Promises “Ambitious” 35% Emissions Cut By 2030

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The Icelandic government announced 15 new additions to the Climate Action Plan yesterday, pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions by…

Growing Pains: Special-K Discusses Her New Intimate EP ‘LUnatic thirST’

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Special-K soars to new realms of musical, lyrical and emotional maturity in her latest avant-garde pop offering, ‘LUnatic thirST’. As…

Pagans Are The Largest Non-Christian Faith In Iceland

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According to the latest data from the National Registry, members of the Ásatrú Society comprise the largest non-Christian religion in…

Fisherman Missing Off Boat In Vopnafjörður, Search Enters Second Day

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Search is underway for a crew member from a fishing boat in Vopnafjörður in northeast Iceland who went missing just…

Knit Today Coronavirus: Ýrúrarí’s Unconventional Take On Face Masks

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You’d be a little taken aback if your doctor turned up with green lips, vampire fangs and dental braces or…

Track By Track: ‘Cold Wind’ By Fjara

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‘Cold Wind’ is the debut EP from four-piece instrumental band Fjara. In this edition of Track By Track, guitarist—and past…