Iceland Monitor Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:03:00 +0000Record number of cruise ships to Iceland this year
The year 2019 will be the largest for cruise ships and cruise ship passenger numbers in Iceland according to marketing manager of Reykjavik Harbour. This increase has been steady in recent years.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 17:06:00 +0000Iceland Environment Association want controversial whaling report to be withdrawn
The board of the Iceland Environmental Agency has called for the University of Iceland’s Institute of Economic Studies to withdraw the report and redo it in cooperation with ecologists.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:03:00 +0000Nudes by famous Icelandic painter causes a scandal
The removal of two oil paintings by renowned Icelandic painter Gunnlaugur Blöndal was removed from the Central Bank of Iceland after one staff member complained. Blöndal painted most of his nudes in the 1930's and 1940's. The removal o...Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:34:00 +0000Man charged with attempted murder in Akureyri
A man in his twenties has been charged with attempted murder in Akureyri last November and posession of an illegal weapon.
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:04:00 +0000More snow for Reykjavik this morning
SNowploughs are busy clearing streets in Reykjavik this morning and have been at work since the early hours. A considerable amount of snow fell during the night and the temperatures have gond down since yesterday.
Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:42:11 +0000Icelandic Supermarket Offers In-Store Packaging Recycling
A local supermarket chain has begun a novel approach to reducing waste generated by their own products: in-store recycling. As...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:19:50 +0000Videos And Photos: The Icelandic Protests That Toppled The Government, Ten Years On
Ten years ago this week, protests in Iceland kicked into high gear, and precipitated the downfall of the government and...
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A new poll shows that the largest portion of Icelanders are in favour of setting their clocks back one hour,...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:41:43 +0000Aron And Hekla Iceland’s Most Popular Names Of 2018
Data compiled from the National Registry shows the most popular names given to children born in Iceland in 2018, some...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:15:45 +0000Safari of the North: Hunting for Northern Lights
I immediately regret the sun having fooled me into not dressing properly when we are waiting for the bus from...
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