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Iceland Monitor

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:39:00 +0000
Rain and possible flooding tomorrow morning in Reykjavik and surroundings
Strong winds and considerable rain is expected tomorrow morning with the greatest amount of rain around 20 - 30 km west of Reykjavik.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:59:00 +0000
Strætó bus routes now on Google Maps
You can now find the Strætó, Icelandic bus routes on Google Maps. Google Maps public transport systems feature data from 18 thousand cities worldwide.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:50:00 +0000
Volcanologist unhappy about Sunday Times Katla report
Volcanologist Evgenia Ilyinskaya is very unhappy about a Sunday Times article which appeared this weekend titled "Giant Iceland Katla about to erupt."

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:01:00 +0000
Storms today in South Iceland
Today there is heavy rain and strong wind in South Iceland and the capital area and people are advised to clear drains to prevent flooding.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:55:00 +0000
Beautiful autumn weather this weekend
Today is a wonderful day for going to the countryside to observe autumn hues in Icelandic nature. Clear skies and sunshine are expected in South and West Iceland today, Saturday.

Iceland Review

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:37 +0000
Icelandair Draws Criticism of Former Prime Minister
Former prime minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir has publicly criticized Icelandair’s recent decision to get rid of all part-time positions.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:00:16 +0000
Idea that Iceland Has No Class Divisions a Myth, Says Sociologist
Although it’s often said that Iceland is a country without significant class divisions, a sociologist who has been studying this phenomenon for years says this is far from the truth.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:00:52 +0000
Two Icelanders Medal at Judo Competition for Juniors
Two Icelanders, Úlfur Böðvarsson and Árni Lund, medaled this year’s Swedish Open judo competition for Juniors and Cadets.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:00:34 +0000
Brits Could Learn From Icelandic Fishing Expertise, Says Minister
Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs says that Iceland is prepared to lend the UK a hand in developing a fisheries policy.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:00:52 +0000
Thomas Møller Olsen Appeals for Reduced Sentence in Birna Case
Olsen is petitioning for his sentence to be reduced, redirecting the blame for Birna’s murder to his shipmate.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 11:08:50 +0000
Icelandic Gov’t To Launch Campaign Encouraging Tourists To Not Buy Bottled Water
In an effort to try and reduce plastic waste, the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources and the Environment... The post Icelandic Gov’t To Launch Campaign Encouraging Tourists To Not Buy Bottled Water appeared first on The Reykjavi...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:18:12 +0000
No, Katla Is Not About To Erupt
Despite what you may have seen in the more lurid headlines circulating, Katla, one of Iceland’s most famous volcanoes, is... The post No, Katla Is Not About To Erupt appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:41:10 +0000
Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson: The Voice Of Iceland
If you were to make a list of pivotal players in the Icelandic music scene, the name Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson, also... The post Vilhjálmur Vilhjálmsson: The Voice Of Iceland appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:54:05 +0000
VIDEO: Daring Early-Morning Heist Liberates Sex Doll From Captivity
A sex shop that was broken into and robbed last February has been struck again, in a daring early-morning act... The post VIDEO: Daring Early-Morning Heist Liberates Sex Doll From Captivity appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:01:08 +0000
Word Of The Issue: Olnbogabarn
Anyone who has more than one child and says they love them all equally is lying, as anyone with siblings... The post Word Of The Issue: Olnbogabarn appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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