Iceland Monitor Fri, 23 Mar 2018 18:26:00 +0000Fund raising effort for Iceland's most remote art museum
The incredible art collection by artist Samúel Jónsson in Selárdalur, North Iceland, has inspired awe and wonder by everyone who visits it. Now, a society has been formed to save the statues by the artist, who passed away in 1969 and to restore...Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:01:00 +0000Icelandic cartoonist not allowed to print the Icelandic "HÚ!" on T-shirts
Dagsson.com, the company of famed Icelandic cartoonist Hugleikur Dagsson is not allowed to print T-shirts featuring a cartoon with the famous Icelandic football chant, the "Hú". The reason: It's become a registered trademark.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:00:00 +0000Shipwreck finally visible after twenty years
The wreck of cargo ship Víkartindur are now visible on the beach of Háfsfjara in Þjórsárósar, South Iceland, where the ship stranded twenty years ago.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:06:00 +0000Mother of disabled girl charged for threatening life of coach suspected of sexual abuse
The mother of a disabled young woman has been charged for threatening to kill her daughters coach.
Thu, 22 Mar 2018 15:45:00 +0000Iceland's energy not for the EU to decide
Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson says Iceland's energy matters are not an issue that Icelanders should have to discuss with the European Union in Brussels. The country's energy matter are simply not a "Single Market issue" he s...
Iceland Review Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:00:54 +0000New Museum Visitor Center Planned for Westfjords Outsider Artist Samúel Jónsson
The Samúel Jónsson Art Museum in the Westfjords, a museum dedicated to the life and work of its namesake, is raising funds to build a visitor center.Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:00:59 +0000Iceland's 'Youngest Reporters' Broadcasting Live from Hafnarfjörður
Iceland’s “youngest reporters” have started their own news station at Hraunvallaskóli in Hafnarfjörður.Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:00:10 +0000Reykjavík Preschool System to Expand Substantially in Next Six Years
Over eight hundred spaces will be added to Reykjavík’s preschool system over the next six years.Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:00:05 +0000New Proposal for 24-Hour Homeless Shelters
Iceland’s Welfare Watch committee is recommending that overnight homeless shelters in Reykjavík remain open 24 hours a day.Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:10:26 +0000Mývatn Area Sewage Treatment Plan Approved
The Public Health Authority of Northeast Iceland has approved a joint plan between Skútustaðahreppur municipality and 13 local companies to reform sewage treatment in the region.
Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine Fri, 23 Mar 2018 17:19:38 +0000Where To Watch Iceland Rain Molten Wrath Upon Hapless Mexico Tonight
The Icelandic horde will descend upon the unsuspecting Levi’s Stadium in San Francisco tonight for an unparalleled decimation of the...
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Today, Iceland’s Parliament passed a law putting the onus of consent on being told “yes”; rather than not being told...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:40:17 +0000Photos: Flying Over Iceland For A Road Trip In The Snowy East
This week, we flew out to the east side of Iceland for a four day road trip through Egilsstaðir, Borgarfjörður...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:36:54 +0000“HÚH!” Is Apparently Trademarked, Confounding Beloved Icelandic Artist
Artist Hugleikur Dagsson has learned he cannot sell T-shirts with the word “HÚH!” on them, as someone took out a...
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Americans living in Iceland have organised their own “March For Our Lives” against gun violence in the US, and it...
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