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Those Who Left And Those Who Stayed, Part 2: Choosing The Less Worst Thing

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On the morning of February 24th, the world woke to the news that after weeks of sabre rattling, Russia had…

Four Bodies Recovered From Plane Crash In Þingvallavatn

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All four bodies of the men who died in a plane crash in the lake Þingvallavatn have now been recovered…

Identities Of Those Lost To Plane Crash Revealed

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The identities of those who past away in last Thursday’s plane crash have now come to light, DV reports. The…

Tragic End To Search For Missing Plane

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Divers for the Icelandic Coast Guard found four bodies in Þingvallavatn lake last night, RÚV reports, not far from the…

Search For Missing Plane Continues

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A massive search and rescue operation is currently underway in Iceland, as a four-seater plane carrying three tourists and one…

RVK Newscast 162: Rage Against The Danes

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Welcome to back to RVK Newscast with editor-in-chief of Reykjavík Grapevine, Valur Grettison, joined by his trusty Chief Morale Officer,…

Dog Missing For 20 Days Found On Mountainside, Rescued, And Reunited With Owners

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Píla, a dog living in Bolungarvík who was scared off by fireworks and since went missing on January 6th, has…

Dog Park Possibly Built In Klambratún

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Among the proposals that have been submitted by the City of Reykjavík for the district planning of Norðurmýri, Holt and…

Wist From The Westfjords: The Gentle Folk Of Árný Margrét

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Árný Margrét creates sublime, wistful songs that draw on themes of love and longing in the best tradition of heartfelt…

Union Heads Resign: Conflict Between Leadership, Current And Former Members

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Sólveig Anna Jónsdóttir, the director of labour union Efling, announced she was resigning from her position yesterday, RÚV reports. Shortly…

The Cat Returns—After Four Years

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Narfi, a nine-year-old cat who has been missing for the past four, has been found at last, Vísir reports, due…

Art! Art! Art! Our Art Picks For This Week!

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Art is the food of the soul. Someone said that, right? Anyway, here’s some art exhibits you shouldn’t miss.  Intruder…

Cheer Up, Dear: The Grapevine’s Guide To A Happy Reykjavík Day

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“It can’t rain all the time,” Eric Draven famously said. However, in a town with weather like Reykjavík, it can…

Missing Honeymoon To Iceland After Experimental Vaccination With Novavax

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Pete Harris from England recently found out that he would be missing his dream honeymoon to Iceland after participating in…

Tourists Behave Riskier Than Locals At Eruption Site

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Tourists seem to behave differently at the eruption site than locals. According to RÚV, foreign tourists are more likely to…

The Butterfly Effect In The North: Egill Bjarnason On How Iceland Changed The World

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It’s not that Icelanders are full on megalomaniacs (we are though, in general), but our history and culture have shaped…

RVK Newscast #111: Katla’s Folklore Explained & The Last Of COVID-19

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Iceland is doing very well with vaccinations, meaning that we are very close to abolishing all domestic restrictions in connection…

Picture Story: Guardians Of The Geldingadalsgos

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Iceland’s civil defence relies heavily on local search and rescue (SAR) teams, highly-trained volunteers who undertake a huge range of…

Traditional Iceland With Miss Iceland: Elísabet Hulda’s Perfect Day

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Elísabet Hulda Snorradóttir is the reigning Miss Universe Iceland 2020 as well as a Chinese Studies student at the University…

Remember That Girl Who Cried, Left The Party And Moved To Berlin?: ‘Norms’ Is A Web Series About Her

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“This is a story about a dildo.” And so begins the trailer for ‘Norms’, a new web series by the…

Volcano Closed To The Public Today Due To Pathway Construction

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The volcanic eruption at Geldingadalur will be closed today as rescue teams are constructing and updating the hiking trails. The…