Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir Pens CNN Article on Gender-Based Violence

Iceland’s prime minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir has penned an article for CNN’s news site regarding gender-based violence, harassment and discrimination in Iceland and abroad, Vísir reports. The [...]

Chief of Police to Meet with Minister of Justice over Recent Conflict 

Iceland’s chief of police Haraldur Johannessen will meet with Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir today to discuss recent turmoil within the ranks of the Icelandic police [...]

Neo-Nazi Event Spurs Protest in Iceland

A protest titled “Iceland Against Nazis” will be held tomorrow in Reykjavík in response to the appearance of a neo-Nazi group that waved flags and handed out flyers in downtown Reykjavík [...]

John McAfee’s North Iceland Hideout Revealed?

John McAfee, the founder of computer security company McAfee, appears to have been hiding in Dalvík in North Iceland. McAfee has been on the run from authorities since 2012 when he was accused of [...]

Asylum Seeker on 12th Day of Hunger Strike

An asylum seeker on his 12th day of a hunger strike says he is exhausted, but he would rather die in Iceland than be sent back to Greece. Vísir reports that the man, named Amin Ghayszadeh, has [...]

More than 80 Medications Unavailable in Iceland

Drug manufacturers’ preference for larger markets means that dozens of medications are currently unavailable in Iceland, RÚV reports. Pharmacist Aðalsteinn Jens Loftsson says the situation can [...]

Band Together to Protest Pence

Eleven organisations have banded together to hold a public protest on the occasion of US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Iceland, Vísir reports. Pence is expected for an official visit to [...]

“I Am Not My Husband’s Handbag:” Iceland’s First Lady

Iceland’s First Lady Eliza Reid believes global politics can catch up to social progress when it comes to the treatment of world leaders’ spouses. The writer and editor, who is married to [...]

Icelandic President Visits Poland for WWII Commemoration

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and First Lady Eliza Reid attended a ceremony in Poland yesterday marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. Prominent politicians [...]

Ancient Iron Smelting Techniques Revived at West Iceland Festival

Iron smelting, Viking crafts, and Viking tool forging were just a few of the activities guests partook in at the Járngerðarhátíð (Iron Making Festival) held in West Iceland last weekend. Hosted [...]

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