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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:25:00 +0000
Earthquake measuring 3.5 in Bárðarbunga
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on the Richter scale occurred just before three AM last night around 2.5 km South East of the Bárðarbunga caldera.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:30:00 +0000
Icelandic musical legend Megas to perform on Monday night
On Monday night, Iceland's most famous singer/ songwriter Megas will be performing the poetry of Þorvaldur Þorsteinsson who died in 2013 aged only 52. He is accompanied by renowned composer and bass player Skúli Sverrison and a host of oth...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:20:00 +0000
Skiing areas across Iceland open today
Many of Iceland's skiing areas are open today. Bláfjöll, just a half-hour drive from Reykjavik is open today offering free entry to everyone .

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:08:00 +0000
VIDEO: Clear changes to Öræfajökull volcano
Renowned Morgunblaðið photographer Ragnar Axelsson has flown three times across Öræfajökull since the ice cauldron was first spotted in the caldera on November 17th. His photographs have been vital for scientists to make a 3D model of the gl...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:30:00 +0000
Road closed at glacier lagoon due to a stuck lorry
The number one ring road has been closed down temporarily due to a lorry that's stuck on ice on the road leading to the lagoon.

Iceland Review

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 12:49:42 +0000
Decked-Out Dalvík Home Brings Christmas Joy
During Advent Arnar and Jón bring Christmas joy to visitors in Dalvík, North Iceland by decking their halls with 40 boxes worth of Christmas decorations collected through the years.

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:35:05 +0000
Icelandair Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Strike
Many Icelandair flights to and from Keflavík airport have been cancelled and others delayed due to an aircraft mechanics strike which began at 6:00 am this morning.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:35:27 +0000
Iceland Wins Award For Most Beautiful Filming Location
Iceland received the award for most beautiful filming location at the International Film Business Awards, which took place in India recently.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 13:50:55 +0000
Sports Superstars Recover With Icelandic Leg Cast
American superstars Stephen Curry and Odell Beckham Jr. are rehabilitating with the assistance of a walker from Icelandic company Össur.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:41:22 +0000
Iceland Ranks 5th in Europe in GDP and Consumption per Capita
Preliminary figures for 2016 indicate Iceland’s GDP per capita was 28 percent above the EU28 average.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:53:35 +0000
Askasleikir On The Loose, No Bowl Safe
Chaos has erupted in several of Reykjavík’s noodle parlours today following reports of a quiet bearded man slurping up the... The post Askasleikir On The Loose, No Bowl Safe appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:55:03 +0000
Copycat Left-Over Thief Identified As Pottaskefill
There appears to be a copycat mischief-maker plundering for scraps and leftovers in the kitchens of Reykjavík, as several residents... The post Copycat Left-Over Thief Identified As Pottaskefill appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:18:28 +0000
Jónsi From Sigur Rós & Family Open Icelandic Art & Design Space
Today, Friday December 15, musician Jónsi from the world-renowned band Sigur Rós wil open up an inventive and exciting design... The post Jónsi From Sigur Rós & Family Open Icelandic Art & Design Space appeared first on The Reykjavik Gr...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:33:32 +0000
Four Murders In Iceland In 2017
There were four murders in Iceland this year – twice the usual maximum annual homicide rate for the country. Albanian... The post Four Murders In Iceland In 2017 appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:58:47 +0000
Suspected Murderer Of Klevis Sula Set To Be Released From Custody Today
The man who is suspected of attacking two Albani men in the Reykjavík city centre, including Klevis Sula who died... The post Suspected Murderer Of Klevis Sula Set To Be Released From Custody Today appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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