The Icelandic men’s national football team faces France in a friendly match this evening.
The atmosphere was lively at Ingólfstorg square in Reykjavík yesterday, where an international crowd gathered to watch the World Cup final.
French dairy giant Lactalis has bought The Icelandic Milk and Skyr Corporation, producer of Siggi’s Skyr.
The French Film Festival will be held in Reykjavík January 27-February 10 and in Akureyri January 28-February 3.
Yesterday, former president of Iceland, Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, was awarded an honorary degree from Paris-Sorbonne University, where she studied French and French literature 1949-1953.
A memorial service was held this morning in honor of the 40 French sailors who 80 years ago lost their lives off the coast of West Iceland.
An Icelandic woman, living in Nice, had been asked by a friend to attend the fireworks show on Bastille Day, but she declined.
Following the attack that killed at least 84 people in Nice last night, the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs asks Icelanders in Nice and vicinity to contact relatives as soon as possible.