Author: Andie Sophia Fontaine - The Reykjavik Grapevine

COVID Roundup: 16 Domestic Cases, 9 Outside Quarantine

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There were 16 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, nine were outside quarantine at diagnosis….

National Election Board: Northwest District Could Not Prove Ballot Count Met Standards

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Kristín Edwald, the chair of Iceland’s national election board, told reporters that the board did not receive confirmation from the…

New Developments In Recount Case: Open Ballots Left Unsupervised For Unknown Time

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The daughter-in-law of the hotel manager of Hótel Borgarnes, where ballots for the Northwest District were counted over the weekend,…

COVID Roundup: 24 Domestic Cases Yesterday, Most Outside Quarantine

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There were 24 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 16 were outside quarantine at diagnosis….

Iceland’s Elections: Another District Recount Possible

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Following last Saturday’s election results, wherein Iceland had both a woman-majority Parliament and a new youngest member who was also…

Iceland’s Elections: Ruling Coalition Expands Seats, Coalition Talks Begin

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The final results of last night’s general elections saw the ruling coalition—led by the Left-Greens with the Independence Party and…

Last Polls Before Election Day: Ruling Coalition Facing Challenges

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Two separate polls now show the ruling coalition—led by the Left-Greens and also comprised of the Independence Party and the…

COVID Roundup: 36 Domestic Cases, Most In Quarantine

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There were 36 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, only eight were outside quarantine at…

Concert For The Environment Tonight

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With voting day coming up this Saturday, a special event will be held tonight to emphasise the importance of the…

COVID Roundup: 36 Domestic Cases, Vast Majority In Quarantine At Diagnosis

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There were 36 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, only 11 were outside quarantine at…

COVID Roundup: 46 Domestic Cases Yesterday, 24 Outside Quarantine

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There were 46 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 24 were outside quarantine at diagnosis….

Gallup: Significant Movement In Party Support Days Before Election Day

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A Þjóðarpúls Gallup poll conducted for RÚV from September 13th to 19th shows that the ruling coalition—led by the Left-Greens…

COVID Roundup: 25 Domestic Cases, Most Outside Quarantine

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There were 25 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 14 were outside quarantine at diagnosis….

Poll: Largest Portion Want Current Government To Continue

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According to a new poll conducted for Fréttablðið from September 13th through September 16th, the largest share of potential voters…

COVID Roundup: 25 New Domestic Cases, Most Outside Quarantine

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There were 25 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 13 were outside quarantine at diagnosis,…

COVID Roundup: 37 Domestic Cases Yesterday, Most Outside Quarantine

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There were 37 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 23 were outside quarantine at diagnosis,…

COVID Roundup: 26 Domestic Cases, Half Unvaccinated, Most In Quarantine

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There were 26 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, eight were outside quarantine at diagnosis,…

Gallup: Current Government Holding By Slimmest Possible Majority

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There have been some significant shifts in party support between August and September, according to a new poll from Þjóðarpúls…

COVID Roundup: 29 Domestic Cases Yesterday, New Restriction Relaxations Announced

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Following a government meeting held this morning, some new relaxations to domestic restrictions were announced by Minister of Health Svandís…

COVID Roundup: 26 Domestic Cases, Half Outside Quarantine

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There were 26 recorded domestic cases of the coronavirus in Iceland yesterday. Of those, 13 were outside quarantine at diagnosis….

COVID Roundup: 25 New Domestic Cases, Roughly Half In Quarantine

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25 new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. 12 were outside…

COVID Roundup: 44 Domestic Cases, Most Outside Quarantine

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44 new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. 25 were outside…

Man Suspected Of Shooting Mayor’s Car Now Harassing City Councilperson

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Police kept watch over Reykjavík City Hall last Tuesday while city council held proceedings as Centre Party vice councilperson Baldur…

Largest Portion Of Icelanders Believes Country Accepts Too Few Refugees

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A new poll from Market and Media Research asked Icelanders whether they believe too many, too few or just enough…

COVID Roundup: 37 Domestic Cases, Most Outside Quarantine & Unvaccinated

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37 new domestic cases of the coronavirus were detected yesterday, according to the latest data from covid.is. 22 were outside…