The funds will help the Story Circle reach women who have experienced violence and/or sexual harassment, support them through targeted programs and creative projects, and educate them about the resources that are available to them within Icelandic society.
Police have officially brought charges against Sindri Þór Stefánsson and several other individuals in the matter of 600 stolen computers from three data centers in December 2017 and January 2018. The computers were outfitted for bitcoin mining and worth an estimated ISK 200 million.
The City of Reykjavík Human Rights Council has unanimously approved gender neutral restrooms in all of its administrative buildings, effective this fall.
Under the terms of the proposition, the speed limit on four downtown streets would be reduced from 50 km/hr to 30 km/hr.
Two of Iceland’s most important medieval manuscripts were brought to the country from Denmark earlier this week and will be on display as part of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Iceland celebrating 100 years of Icelandic sovereignty.
Six whales out of the 262 allowed by this year's quota have been hunted since the whaling season began just over a month ago.
The ski area 25 minutes outside of Reykjavík has been converted into the Skálafell Bike Park for the seventh summer in a row.
The Icelandic Coast Guard’s helicopters were called out three times in a matter of hours on Wednesday afternoon.
The newly approved proposal also lays out plans for new public transportation links with Kopavógur, as well as new schools, shops, and services.