Author: Aliya Uteuova - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Icelander Missing In Ireland

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41-year-old Jón Þröstur Jónsson went missing in Whitehall, suburb of Dublin, Ireland on Saturday, February 9th. He is described as…

City Officials Propose Separate School For Children Of Refugees And Asylum Seekers

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A working group suggests establishing a special school department for children of immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in Iceland. A…

US Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo To Visit Iceland Today

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After his visit to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, Mike Pompeo, the United States Secretary of State will finish off his…

People Named ‘Valentine’ Can Get A Free Trip To Iceland

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If your name is Valentine, all the days of strangers associating you with Valentine’s Day have paid off. It looks…

More Than 100 People Protest Deportations of Refugees & Asylum Seekers From Iceland

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Yesterday, on February 13th, No Borders Iceland held a protest against the deportation of refugees from Iceland. More than a…

Protest Tomorrow Against Deportations of Refugees From Iceland

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On Wednesday, Feb. 13, No Borders Iceland and numerous asylum seekers will hold a protest against the deportation of refugees…

A Bleak Week Ahead For Icelandic Weather

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With occasional sighting of sunshine in North Iceland on Tuesday, this week is looking to be a grey one. At…

Björk’s Most Elaborate Staged Concert Set To Premiere, New Director Announced

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Björk will debut a new theatrical production in New York City this May. Entitled ‘Cornucopia,’ Björk has teamed up with…

RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens Won An Unforgettable Trip To Iceland

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Last Friday, Feb. 1, two queens on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars won a mega-packed trip of a lifetime to…

Orange And Yellow Alerts Issued For Iceland Today

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Today, the Icelandic Met Office issued an Orange alert for weather in South Iceland. Strong gales or storms are expected as…

The Big Chill Is Here To Stay

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If last week’s chill got you wishing for warmth, alas, you wishes have not been heard. Here is the latest…