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Iceland Monitor

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:03:00 +0000
Iceland's post offices close early on Friday due to Iceland -Nigeria match
Most of Iceland will probably be glued to their screens at 3 pm on Friday when Iceland's plays its second match in the World Cup, this time against Nigeria.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:15:00 +0000
Secret Solstice Festival kicks off this Thursday
The Secret Solstice Festival starts tomorrow, Thursday and continues until the early hours of Sunday morning, for its fifth edition during 96 hours of continuous sunlight.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:08:00 +0000
Tourist poops outside public lavatory in North Iceland
It seems that it's still common for tourists in Iceland to go to the lavatory outdoors in public instead of using public lavatories. Recently a farmer in North Iceland spotted a woman pooping in her field.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:58:00 +0000
Icelanders organise protest outside US embassy in Reykjavik tomorrow
Over a thousand people are attending and thousands are interested in a protest organised on Facebook against the US policy of separating children from parents at the US border.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:05:00 +0000
Three reports made about icebergs today in Icelandic waters
The marine traffic control centre in Iceland received three reports of iceberg sightings this morning, all in different areas. Visibility is good today.

Iceland Review

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:19:39 +0000
President and First Lady Visit Estonia
The President and First Lady of Iceland began an official visit to Estonia today.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:51:42 +0000
Icelandic Fan Arrested in Russia
The World Cup has gone smoothly for the most part for an Icelandic police delegation of five officers.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:55:27 +0000
Wants Iceland to Denounce US Treatment of Migrants
Logi Einarsson, chairman of the Social Democratic Alliance, says Icelanders must denounce the US government’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:42:56 +0000
Women in the City Council Spotlight
Women are in the spotlight at the first meeting of Reykjavík’s newly-elected City Council.

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:56:38 +0000
Gyrfalcon Breeding at 40-Year High
There appear to be more gyrfalcon chicks and eggs in Iceland this spring than at any time since the early 1980s.

Iceland Reykjavik Grapvine

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:36:24 +0000
#SmiteTheWorld Daily: The Berg Melts, #RúrikManía, Hannes & Alfreð Acclaim, Bugs & More
TWO DAYS TO NIGERIA! Here’s the latest burning hot news from the ice-cool confines of Camp Smite. “The Berginator” muscle... The post #SmiteTheWorld Daily: The Berg Melts, #RúrikManía, Hannes & Alfreð Acclaim, Bugs & More appea...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:16:47 +0000
Art, Fischer, Dancing, & Atlas The Dog: Lilja Bergisdóttir’s Perfect Day In Reykjavík
Lilja Birgisdóttir is an Icelandic artist, which means an all around “þúsundþjalasmiður” (“jack of all trades”). She’s part of the... The post Art, Fischer, Dancing, & Atlas The Dog: Lilja Bergisdóttir’s Perfect Day In Reyk...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:55:01 +0000
Jacqueline Boxx’s Subversive World of Burlesque
Baltimore native Jacqueline Boxx has created quite a wave in the world of burlesque. She is shattering stereotypes in a... The post Jacqueline Boxx’s Subversive World of Burlesque appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:43:36 +0000
Icelandic Police Reportedly Enjoying Themselves In Russia
Five Icelandic police officers are in Moscow for the World Cup, although not just to support their country’s team. RÚV... The post Icelandic Police Reportedly Enjoying Themselves In Russia appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:05:16 +0000
Icelandic Government To Meet Over US Border Policy
Iceland’s parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee will soon meet to discuss how to respond to US policy on the treatment of... The post Icelandic Government To Meet Over US Border Policy appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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