New plants found in Surtsey

Scientists discovered five new plants on the volcanic island of Surtsey, off Iceland’s southern coast, in their annual expedition this week. The island was created in a volcanic eruption in 1963 and since been a “living laboratory.”

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Dangerous proposal

Two cabin guards in Langidalur valley in Thórsmörk, south Iceland, had to drive a tractor into the river Krossá on Sunday to save a Swiss couple in a rental car. The driver had wanted to propose to his girlfriend in the river.

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Disney interested in Nylon

The Walt Disney Company has requested a meeting with the Icelandic girl band Nylon and Believer Publishing House to discuss a potential TV program and an album, as confirmed by their agent Einar Bárdarson.

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