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Sun, 29 Nov 2020 08:05:00 +0000
1,100-Year-Old Siblings
When Þórey Jónasdóttir turned 75 on Monday, her group of siblings reached the combined age of 1,100.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 08:06:00 +0000
Major Advantages to Running Ferry on Electricity
The Vestmannaeyjar islands ferry Herjólfur runs smoothly on electricity, resulting in major fuel cost savings.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:36:00 +0000
Indications of Imminent Exponential Growth
The daily number of new confirmed domestic cases of COVID-19 continues to rise in Iceland.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 11:41:00 +0000
Online Offers Increasingly Popular
Today is Black Friday, and numerous Icelandic stores are advertising discounts.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 10:43:00 +0000
Tax on Sugary Foods Suggested to Improve Public Health
A task force appointed by the Icelandic minister of health has turned in suggestions for an action plan, where economic incentives would be used to improve public health.

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Fri, 27 Nov 2020 21:08:48 +0000
RCK Newscast #53: Árni Már’s ‘Formfast’ AtGallery Port
Valur Grettisson and Pollý visited visual artist Árni Már Erlingsson at Gallery Port to talk about his most recent exhibition... The post RCK Newscast #53: Árni Már’s ‘Formfast’ AtGallery Port appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 19:39:16 +0000
Protestors Get Mixed Result From Appeals Court; Face Suspended Sentence, Legal Fees
Today, the Appellate Court ruled in the case of Ragnheiður Freyja Kristínardóttir and Jórunn Edda Helgadóttir, who in May 2016... The post Protestors Get Mixed Result From Appeals Court; Face Suspended Sentence, Legal Fees appeared first on The ...

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 16:18:31 +0000
Rex Pistols Releases ‘What Love Is’
The incomparable Rex Pistols has just dropped a new album, ready for digital download. ‘What Love Is’ features Rex Pistols’... The post Rex Pistols Releases ‘What Love Is’ appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 15:16:03 +0000
Health Inspectorate Wants To Ban Sale Of Fireworks
The Health Inspectorate wants to ban the sale of large fireworks to the public and says that they should only... The post Health Inspectorate Wants To Ban Sale Of Fireworks appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 12:34:56 +0000
Thunderbolt And Lightning (Very, Very Frightening!)
Several lightning strikes have been detected amongst the storms and bad weather that is currently all over the country. According... The post Thunderbolt And Lightning (Very, Very Frightening!) appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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