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Iceland Monitor

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:03:00 +0000
Police worried about increased heroin use in Iceland
News of increased violence in the drug world of Iceland and an increase in young people dying of an overdose have been prominent in the last few days.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:04:00 +0000
Yellow weather warning for North and East Iceland
A yellow weather warning has been declared for North and East Iceland and travellers are warned of bad road conditions and asked to take great care. Snow or sleet is causing bad visibility in these areas.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 10:01:00 +0000
Sleet and snow in the cards for Thursday
Late tonight and tomorrow, sleet and snow is expected in Iceland especially in the North East and East. Today there is rain and sleet in many parts but dry in the West.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:59:00 +0000
Sheep brings two lambs into Eskifjörður healthcare centre
A ewe and two lambs entered the healthcare centre in Eskifjörður, in the East fjords of Iceland yesterday.

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:44:00 +0000
Three earthquakes in Bárðarbunga
Three earthquake measuring from 2.7 up to 3.6 occurred in Bárðarbunga last night at around 8 pm.

Iceland Review

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:31:18 +0000
One Fourth of Women in Iceland are Survivors of Rape or Attempted Rape
One fourth of women in Iceland are survivors of rape or attempted rape.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:51:36 +0000
Hotel Construction Stopped by Cultural Heritage Agency
The Cultural Heritage Agency of Iceland stopped construction of a hotel in downtown Reykjavík after the remains of a coffin were found by the site yesterday.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:09:28 +0000
Over 100 Car Break-Ins in Reykjavík Since October
Over 100 car break-ins have been reported to Reykjavík Capital Area Police since October 1.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:35:55 +0000
Former Mayor Lands in Controversy Over Banksy Work
Jón Gnarr took a Banksy work home from the mayor’s office when he left the position in 2014.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 11:22:25 +0000
Fifty-Five Year Anniversary of Surtsey Eruption
Today marks the 55th anniversary of the Surtsey eruption which formed Iceland’s newest island in 1963.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:50:21 +0000
Icelanders Protesting Changes To Disability Pensions
The Facebook page “Jæja” is organising a protest outside Parliament tonight. The event page decries the proposed cuts in disability... The post Icelanders Protesting Changes To Disability Pensions appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 13:01:37 +0000
Iceland’s President Apologises For Threat To Ban Pineapple Pizza
An off-the-cuff remark President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson made over two years ago is still haunting him, as he felt compelled... The post Iceland’s President Apologises For Threat To Ban Pineapple Pizza appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine....

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:50:44 +0000
One In Four Icelandic Women Subjected To Sexual Violence
One in four women in Iceland have been raped or subjected to attempted rapes, and the same proportion have been... The post One In Four Icelandic Women Subjected To Sexual Violence appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:12:31 +0000
Dancing In Darkness
Info: See The Best of Darkness premiering on the 17th of November 2018. For more information about the performance, visit... The post Dancing In Darkness appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 14:54:36 +0000
Yellow Weather Warning In Effect Across East Iceland
The Icelandic Meteorological Office has issued a yellow weather warning across the Northeast, Eastern Coastal Areas, East Fjords and the... The post Yellow Weather Warning In Effect Across East Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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