Iceland



Sleeping Volcano

This colorful satellite picture of Öræfajökull volcano, Southeast Iceland, was taken on Monday.
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Sleeping Volcano

This colorful satellite picture of Öræfajökull volcano, Southeast Iceland, was taken on Monday.

Billions to Be Invested in Pools

In the coming years, the City of Reykjavík plans to invest between seven and eight billion of ISK on the renovation on swimming pools, the building of new ones, and on the improvement of facilities for sea swimmers.
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Billions to Be Invested in Pools

In the coming years, the City of Reykjavík plans to invest between seven and eight billion of ISK on the renovation on swimming pools, the building of new ones, and on the improvement of facilities for sea swimmers.

Aftershocks to Be Expected

The seismic activity that began on the Reykjanesskagi peninsula, Southwest Iceland, Wednesday morning has decreased, although aftershocks are still being registered.
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Aftershocks to Be Expected

The seismic activity that began on the Reykjanesskagi peninsula, Southwest Iceland, Wednesday morning has decreased, although aftershocks are still being registered.

ISK 100,000 Fine for Failure to Present Certificate

A fine of ISK 100,000 (USD 795; EUR 650) may now be issued to travelers who fail to present a certificate upon arrival in Iceland, showing negative results of a PCR test.
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ISK 100,000 Fine for Failure to Present Certificate

A fine of ISK 100,000 (USD 795; EUR 650) may now be issued to travelers who fail to present a certificate upon arrival in Iceland, showing negative results of a PCR test.

58 Failed to Present Certificates at Border

Of the 706 passengers who arrived in Iceland over the weekend, 58 failed to bring along a certificate, showing negative results of a PCR test for COVID-19, a valid certificate of vaccination for the disease, or proof of prior infection.
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58 Failed to Present Certificates at Border

Of the 706 passengers who arrived in Iceland over the weekend, 58 failed to bring along a certificate, showing negative results of a PCR test for COVID-19, a valid certificate of vaccination for the disease, or proof of prior infection.

WOW Building Torn Down

The fuchsia-colored office building that used to house the headquarters of WOW Air has just been demolished.
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WOW Building Torn Down

The fuchsia-colored office building that used to house the headquarters of WOW Air has just been demolished.

Nine in Police Custody in Connection with Murder Case

Nine individuals are in police custody in connection with the murder of an Albanian citizen in his 30s, shot to death in front of his home on the street Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, February 13.
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Nine in Police Custody in Connection with Murder Case

Nine individuals are in police custody in connection with the murder of an Albanian citizen in his 30s, shot to death in front of his home on the street Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, February 13.

Some Easing of Restrictions Expected

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir has received a memo from Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason, suggesting some easing of domestic COVID-19 restrictions in Iceland.
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Some Easing of Restrictions Expected

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir has received a memo from Chief Epidemiologist Þórólfur Guðnason, suggesting some easing of domestic COVID-19 restrictions in Iceland.

Nine in Police Custody in Murder Case

Nine individuals are in police custody in connection with the murder of an Albanian citizen in his 30s, shot to death in front of his home on the street Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, February 13.
mbl.is - News in English

Nine in Police Custody in Murder Case

Nine individuals are in police custody in connection with the murder of an Albanian citizen in his 30s, shot to death in front of his home on the street Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, February 13.

John Snorri and His Companions Presumed Dead

Mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile, who have been missing on K2 since February 5, are believed to have died on the mountain.
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John Snorri and His Companions Presumed Dead

Mountaineers John Snorri Sigurjónsson, from Iceland, Muhammad Ali Sadpara, from Pakistan, and Juan Pablo Mohr Prieto, from Chile, who have been missing on K2 since February 5, are believed to have died on the mountain.

Fatal Shooting Feared to Suggest New Reality

If the fatal shooting on Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, Saturday night turns out to be connected to power struggle in the underworld, as mbl.is’s sources claim, then what we’re seeing is a serious development and a new reality in Icelandic society.
mbl.is - News in English

Fatal Shooting Feared to Suggest New Reality

If the fatal shooting on Rauðagerði, Reykjavík, Saturday night turns out to be connected to power struggle in the underworld, as mbl.is’s sources claim, then what we’re seeing is a serious development and a new reality in Icelandic society.

Ad Campaigns Aimed at Vaccinated Tourists

Since vaccinations for COVID-19 are underway in Europe and the US, Icelandic businesses and institutions in the tourism industry are preparing advertising campaigns, aimed toward people who have been vaccinated and are planning to travel.
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Ad Campaigns Aimed at Vaccinated Tourists

Since vaccinations for COVID-19 are underway in Europe and the US, Icelandic businesses and institutions in the tourism industry are preparing advertising campaigns, aimed toward people who have been vaccinated and are planning to travel.

‘Otherworldly’ Vatnajökull National Park Deemed Europe’s Second Best

Vatnajökull National Park ranks second among Europe’s national parks in 2021 on TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best list.
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‘Otherworldly’ Vatnajökull National Park Deemed Europe’s Second Best

Vatnajökull National Park ranks second among Europe’s national parks in 2021 on TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best list.

Iceland Remains Europe’s Greenest

According to the latest figures, updated yesterday, from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Iceland is still the country among EFTA and EU member states with the lowest 14-day incidence per 100,000 inhabitants, or 8.4.
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Iceland Remains Europe’s Greenest

According to the latest figures, updated yesterday, from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Iceland is still the country among EFTA and EU member states with the lowest 14-day incidence per 100,000 inhabitants, or 8.4.

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