Artist Commandeers Church, Hilarity Ensues

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Snorri Ásmundsson, artist and enfant terrible against the Icelandic establishment, held a performance piece last week on the tiny north…

Iceland’s Fishing Minister: No Plans For “All-Seeing Eye” Within Government

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A proposed drone surveillance plan for Iceland’s fishing fleet has provoked a strong response from the Confederation of Iceland Enterprise…

Many One-Lane Bridges In Iceland Fall Short On Safety & Weight Tolerance

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There are still many one-lane bridges in Iceland that do not meet established requirements for safety and weight tolerance. There…

Asylum Applications Decrease, While Iraqi Deportations Increase

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Applications for asylum have decreased by 40% between last year and this one, RÚV reports. However, deportations of Iraqi asylum…

Iceland’s Fishing And Environmental Ministers Disagree Over Whaling

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Iceland’s Minister for the Environment, Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson of the Left-Green Party, is not convinced that Iceland’s whaling policies are…

Reykjavik Primary Schools To Offer Free Student Supplies This Autumn

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Reykjavík City Council just took another step towards increasing equality for all students, regardless of their family’s income level, RÚV…

US Fighter Jets Patrol Northwest Iceland Today

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Residents of the Westfjörds will have to exercise some patience today, as US fighter jets will be flying loudly in…

Icelandic Special Forces Descend Upon Illegal Bird Hunters

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A group of middle-aged men who were apparently shooting birds for sport were stopped by the Special Forces last Saturday….

Icelandic Pilot Whales Stuck, Rescued, Then Come Back

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A valiant rescue effort to herd a pod of pilot whales in west Iceland was successful, but now the whales…

Island Life: Exporting Hay, Glacial Floods, And Happy Campers (Or Lack Of)

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Farmers in northeast Iceland were delighted to learn that they can export hay to Norway. The northeast has had a…

Last Words: Transformation Sequence

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A couple weeks ago, I publicly came out as trans and non-binary. The journey to this point began in my…

Reykjavik Pride Begins!

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The most wonderful time of the year is here again, everyone! Reykjavík Pride kicked off yesterday, and was rung in…

Police Warn North Icelanders To Watch Out For Travelling Door-Knocker

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Police in North Iceland are advising residents to be on the lookout for a foreign tourist who travels from town…

Icelandic Whaling Company Did Not Abide Food Handling Laws

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Hvalur hf, the last Icelandic whaling company to hunt endangered fin whales, never followed Icelandic food handling laws regarding the…

Three Centenarian Icelanders Share Their Secrets For Longevity

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Three Icelandic women, all 100 years old or older, offered their methods for attaining a long and healthy life, at…

South Iceland Flooding Continues, Part Of Route 1 Closed

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Flooding is still pretty severe in south Iceland, and part of Route 1 is closed. Travelers are advised to exercise…