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Iceland Monitor

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 21:44:00 +0000
Larger earthquakes possible in South Iceland over next few days
Seismologists in Iceland say that they cannot rule out that larger earthquakes will occur in South Iceland within the next few days, possible of the size of the mighty South Iceland quakes in 2008 measuring 6 on the Richter scale.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:04:00 +0000
Yesterday's South Iceland earthquake much greater than previously thought
The earthquake that occurred last night 6 km North East of the town of Selfoss is much greater than previously reported. The Iceland Met Office said that it was of a magnitude of 3.4 but now it reports that the tremor was actually of a magnitude ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:30:00 +0000
Tremors in South Iceland
An earthquake at a magnitude of 3.4 was felt in the town of Selfoss last night. Locals reported cupboards shaking and crockery breaking. An ongoing swarm of earthquakes has continued into the morning.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:31:00 +0000
Historic win for Iceland's national women's football team against Germany
It's not just the men's national football team in Iceland that's making headlines. The Icelandic women's national football team has been doing amazingly well and today they beat Germany 3:2 in Weisbaden.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:53:00 +0000
Gagged Icelandic newspaper publishes a black cover page today
This weeks edition of Stundin has a black cover page. An injunction was placed on the newspaper last week along with Reykjavik Media for using documents from the collapsed Glitnir bank in their coverage.

Iceland Review

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:00:00 +0000
Tourists Less Satisfied With Their Trips To Iceland
Travellers visiting Iceland aren‘t as pleased with their trips compared to last year, according to a new Gallup poll.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:00:00 +0000
Firefighting Foam Fills New Hangar In Three Minutes
Shortly before the opening of Icelandair‘s gigantic ten-thousand square metre hangar in Keflavík Airport, its fire-extinguishing system was tested.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:03:15 +0000
Iceland Beats Germany In World Cup Qualifying
Germany‘s team was thought to be the likely winner, as its team hadn‘t lost a match in World Cup Qualifying since June 1998, with 26 wins in a row prior to this match.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:24:58 +0000
Fewer Renting, More Living With Parents
The number of Icelanders living in rental housing has dropped over the past 12 months, while the number of those living with their parents has increased.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:21:00 +0000
The Top 10 Shows Icelanders ‘Binge Race’ on Netflix
New numbers from Netflix reveal which TV series Icelanders ‘binge race,’ watching the whole season within a day of its release.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:13:08 +0000
What’s New & Who’s Who #6: Drag, Techno, Indie, Soft Rock
SO MUCH NEWNESS. It’s part six of our epic Airwaves 2017 festival debutantes guide. Mighty Bear Iceland’s resurgent drag scene... The post What’s New & Who’s Who #6: Drag, Techno, Indie, Soft Rock appeared first on The Reykja...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:35:26 +0000
Comic By Elín Elísabet
Elín Elísabet is an illustrator with an abnormal interest in the mundane. You’ll find her around the streets of Reykjavík,... The post Comic By Elín Elísabet appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:30:16 +0000
Life In Pictures: Katrín Jakobsdóttir
As she prepares for the upcoming elections, the chair of the Leftist-Green party Katrín Jakobsdóttir has barely any time to... The post Life In Pictures: Katrín Jakobsdóttir appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:45:19 +0000
Comic By Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir
The post Comic By Lóa Hjálmtýsdóttir appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:09:49 +0000
Icelandic Football Valkyries Smite Bratwurst German Frauen
So you know how fucking awesome our men’s football national team is? Well, equally fucking awesome is our female national... The post Icelandic Football Valkyries Smite Bratwurst German Frauen appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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