Earlier this week, a giant shopping bag in central Reykjavík advertising the grand opening of the first H&M store in Iceland, sparked controversy. It has now been removed.
The main proceedings of the case against Tomas Möller Olsen, charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, began today in the district court of Reykjanes, South Iceland.
Reykjanesbær town council wishes to completely shut down the United Silicon factory while work is underway on fixing its pollution issue.
Reykjavík’s Environmental- and Planning Commission is against plans to build a hundred meter (328 feet) tall Ferris wheel in Reykjavík, called the Reykjavík Eye.
This Saturday, the former bus center Hlemmur in central Reykjavík will finish its transformation into Hlemmur Food Hall, a bus stop-food hall hybrid.
The low number of children born with Down syndrome in Iceland has caused a stir after CBS‘s report on the matter aired earlier this week.
A peculiar erasure of an iconic artwork decorating the Fishing Industry Building in the Reykjavík city center has Icelanders dumbfounded.
Director of the Downtown Reykjavík Association states harsher penalties should be imposed on graffiti in order to tackle the problem.
South Iceland Police believe a body found yesterday is that of Nika Begadze, a Georgian asylum seeker.
Two hundred competitors are registered to compete in the World Yoyo Contest which began at Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavík yesterday.
Two men have confessed to illegally cultivating 600 cannabis plants in Reykjavík, nearly 200 of which were almost ready to be harvested.
The 19th annual Reykjavík Pride kicked off yesterday when the festival president Eva María Þórarinsdóttir Lange and Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson helped to paint a rainbow walkway leading up to the entrance of city hall.
Police in southern Iceland are now investigating three alleged sexual assault cases, all of which are considered to have occurred over this past weekend, Verslunarmannahelgi (Merchants’ Weekend), and during the week leading up to it.
Verslunarmannahelgi, the Icelandic Merchants’ weekend, held every year during the first weekend of August, is arguably the busiest weekend of the year in Iceland when it comes to traffic.
Over the weekend, residents of Reykjanesbær in Iceland’s southwest smelled the effects of odor pollution resulting from the United Silicon plant in the area.
Results from a new MMR poll reveal that 64.1 percent of Icelanders have a positive stance towards foreign tourists.
Two special forces officers will be working the Þjóðhátíð Festival in the Vestmannaeyjar islands this weekend.
At approximately 10:30 yesterday evening, an altercation was reported at the N1 gas station on Hringbraut in Reykjavík.
Search and rescue personnel in the southern West Fjords were mobilized around 4 pm yesterday due to a traveler in distress west of Rauðisandur beach.