Though land rise continues near the town of Grindavík, Southwest Iceland, it has slowed since the end of January, the Icelandic Met Office reports. The
When we arrive on the third floor, the press conference has already started. My shoes make horrible squeaking noises on the parquet and people turn around to look at me. I lean against the nearest wall as if it were an old friend, assuming an attitude that is at once outwardly cool and inwardly neurotic.
In front of me, seated at the table – along with his coach, a fellow teammate, and a representative of the Icelandic Handball Association, I’m guessing – is my subject. He is staring down at the table and fidgeting incessantly with his pen. Remaining silent for almost the entirety of the news conference, he interjects only once, when head coach Guðmundur Guðmundsson fields a question about the team’s video analysis of opponents.
“We watch more than enough videos,” my subject says, grinning. “There’s nothing that we … that we don’t get to see,” he concludes, in a statement that seems almost lecherous – accidentally full of sexual innuendo.
More than 8,800 people were registered as unemployed in January, an increase of 789 people from December, RÚV reports. According to Unnur Sverrisdóttir, the head
In a fun and edifying take on end-of-year ‘Best Of’ lists, UNESCO’s Cites of Literature launched a social media campaign naming their recommended reads for
A new parliamentary bill would impose fines on Icelandic companies that do not fulfil a gender quota on their corporate boards, mbl.is reports. The bill