Women Of Foreign Origin In Iceland Join #MeToo Movement

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Women of foreign origin in Iceland have presented a united front in joining the #MeToo movement.  As Kjarninn first reported Thursday, a group…

Labour Legislation And Mass Resignation Of Icelandic Nurses

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Residents of this country, as well as visitors to it, followed the news closely throughout May and into the early…

Reykjavík’s First Soundwalk: Listening To The Sounds Of The City

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The wind blows, the sea hisses. Cars putter and splash. The sounds of Reykjavík are all around you and, if…

The Cost of Cancer

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In the wake of the holidays one year ago, after far too many baked good, chocolates, wine, assorted festive meats…

Help! I Need A Place To Live!

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”Room for rent in 101 Reykjavík. 11 square metres. Internet not included. 65.000 kr. per month.” “Room for 1 person….

A Coin Of Our Very Own

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On March 25 the internets made it rain all over Iceland. Auroracoin, a cryptocurrency for Iceland to call its own,…

In Love And In Hate With The European Union

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To EU or not to EU? That’s… not exactly the question. As Icelanders have amassed in the thousands at Austurvöllur…

Steroid Use On The Rise?

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More steroids were confiscated by police in the first 3 months of the year than had been seized in the…

Baltasar Kormákur Film Debuts In New York

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“Two Guns,” a new film by Baltasar Kormákur, premiered in New York Monday night, and has thus far received positive…

Search On For French Couple In Highlands

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Police and search teams are on the look out for a French couple stranded in Fjallabaksleið nyrðri, a stretch of…

Mackerel Wars Rage On

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The European Union is set to open sanction proceedings against Iceland as their latest move in the so-called “mackerel wars,”…

Icelandic Short Film Wins Award

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An Icelandic short film has won an award at the Giffoni International Festival in Italy. “Hvalfjörður” was awarded the Golden…

Less Traffic In The Highlands

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Park rangers and rescue workers reporting that traffic through the Icelandic highlands has been less this year than in years…

Home Sales On The Rise

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The number of people buying houses in the capital area has increased, with  37 more purchases registered last week than…

Summer Festival Marred By Drunkenness, Violence

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The good times at Mærudagar, an annual summer festival in the northern town of Húsavík, were diminished by public drunkenness…

Coastal Fishing Makes Big Money

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Coastal fishing has earned 1.6 billion ISK for ship owners so far this year, with 6,000 tonnes of fish being…

Too Many Seagulls At The Pond

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An action plan to reduce the number of seagulls lurking around Reykjavík’s pond has been proposed at a city council…

Too Few Tourists In Iceland?

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Margeir Vilhjálmsson, Managing director of Geysir Car Rental, believes that too few tourists are coming to Iceland each year and…

Sidewalk Chalk-apalooza!

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A bunch of folks got together and went crazy with the sidewalk chalk in Lækjartorg earlier today, decorating the busy…

Icelanders Fattest In Europe

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After years of paying allegiance to Coca Cola and KFC, Icelanders can add another superlative to their national résumé. Not…

2 Women Among Highest Paid CEOs

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A list of the highest paid CEOs in the country has been released and it includes just 2 women. Rannveig…

Bam Margera Arrested Upon Arrival In Iceland

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‘Jackass’ star Bam Margera was arrested upon landing at Keflavík International Airport yesterday for some hijinks he got up to…

Flights Between Akureyri and Copenhagen?

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Weekly flights between Akureyri and Copenhagen may be starting next spring, according to the director of marketing for North Iceland,…

Coast Guard Searches For Man Overboard

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A search is on for a man who fell overboard from the ship Skinney SF this morning. The man fell…