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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 20:44:00 +0000
Kringlan Mall reopened today: "I'm on cloud nine"
“It’s like being in a constant emotional roller coaster. Now I’m just unbelievably joyful and grateful. I’d say that the work that has been done here in just five days is outstanding,” said Baldvina Snælaugsdottir, marketing manager of ...

Thu, 20 Jun 2024 15:05:00 +0000
The lava tongue thickens as inflation continues
Inflation measures at a constant rate in Svartsengi. The lava tongue north of Mt Sýlingarfell, which flows from the volcanic eruption at Mt Sundhnúkur, continues to thicken.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 14:00:00 +0000
A group of tourists rescued on Svínafellsjökull glacier
The rescue teams of Landsbjörg and the helicopter team of the Icelandic Coast Guard were called out late last night for a group of tourists who were in trouble and had lost their way up on Svínafellsjökull glacier in southeast Iceland.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 11:17:00 +0000
Firemen attempt to cool the lava with water
Yesterday lava was about to flow over the defense wall close to Svartsengi. It was decided to cool the lava and the Grindavík Fire Department, along with other emergency responders, started for the operation around dinner time yesterday.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 18:30:00 +0000
The Sports Hall in Grindavík will be demolished
The town council of Grindavík has authorized the director of the Department of Planning and Environment to begin preparation work for the demolition of the multi-purpose Sports Hall Hópur in Grindavík.

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Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:08:59 +0000
Reykjavík Real Estate Continues To Be Really Expensive
Over 85% of homes in the capital area have a property value over 60 million krónur (US$432,000, €403.000), according to... The post Reykjavík Real Estate Continues To Be Really Expensive appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Wed, 19 Jun 2024 12:58:32 +0000
Spit Mask Used By Police On Independence Day
Police officers arrested a man during Independence Day celebrations on June 17 and the altercation has since been circulating on... The post Spit Mask Used By Police On Independence Day appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 11:41:40 +0000
Kringlan Closed Until Thursday Due To Fire
A fire broke out at the Kringlan shopping mall on Saturday. All available crews from the Fire Department worked to... The post Kringlan Closed Until Thursday Due To Fire appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

Sat, 15 Jun 2024 16:58:29 +0000
Fringe Bangs Again: Gird your loins for a wild week at the 2024 RVK Fringe Festival
There’s something creeping up on Reykjavík’s cultural scene this week. It lurks on the edges of the city’s nightlife, getting... The post Fringe Bangs Again: Gird your loins for a wild week at the 2024 RVK Fringe Festival appeared first on The...

Fri, 14 Jun 2024 19:16:57 +0000
The Town That Nature Closed
Exploring the impact of ongoing volcanic activity on Grindavík and its displaced residents To live in Iceland is to be... The post The Town That Nature Closed appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.

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