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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 20:03:00 +0000
Record 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 +0000
Iceland Environment Association want controversial whaling report to be withdrawn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 +0000
Nudes 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 +0000
Man 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 +0000
More 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.

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Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:42:11 +0000
Icelandic 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... The post Icelandic Supermarket Offers In-Store Packaging Recycling appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 14:19:50 +0000
Videos 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... The post Videos And Photos: The Icelandic Protests That Toppled The Government, Ten Years On appeared first on The Reykjavik Gr...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 12:13:33 +0000
Most Icelanders Support Setting Clocks Back One Hour
A new poll shows that the largest portion of Icelanders are in favour of setting their clocks back one hour,... The post Most Icelanders Support Setting Clocks Back One Hour appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:41:43 +0000
Aron 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... The post Aron And Hekla Iceland’s Most Popular Names Of 2018 appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 10:15:45 +0000
Safari 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... The post Safari of the North: Hunting for Northern Lights appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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