Valur Lýðsson was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing his brother Ragnar by assaulting him.
Although it’s often said that Iceland is a country without significant class divisions, a sociologist who has been studying this phenomenon for years says this is far from the truth.
Olsen is petitioning for his sentence to be reduced, redirecting the blame for Birna’s murder to his shipmate.
The rate of registered Icelanders has gone below 60% for the first time, decreasing from around 90% near the turn of the millenium.
Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer and are in preventative drug treatment have been forced to be without drugs for days or to loan each other drugs in order to be able to continue treatment due to a shortage of anti-hormonal drugs in the country
Bjarni Már Júlíusson, the CEO of ON Power has been fired for improper conduct toward his colleagues.
The case represents a miscarriage of justice, said defense lawyer Ragnar Aðalsteinsson, and it’s important that the court admit to its mistakes.
Back in its original spot where it’s stood since 1937, Bæjarins Beztu has also returned to its original hours.
During a tour of the arboretum in the Hallormsstaður National Forest, the president was introduced to a partially completed bust of himself.
24% of Icelandic males between 25 to 34 years old have not completed secondary education, a rate lower than most European countries.
The retrial of six individuals sentenced in the infamous Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case decades ago began today.
Union directors are calling on Icelandic authorities to address the growing problem of human trafficking and social dumping in Iceland.
The Directorate of Health has released the results of long-term study entitled “Suicidal Thoughts and Suicide Attempts Among Icelandic Young People: Findings of Upper Secondary Surveys, 2000 – 2016.”
The elementary school in the East Iceland village of Eskifjörður is working to reduce the cost of school lunches for its students.
The Icelandic Coast Guard has agreed to lease two helicopters similar to models previously involved in fatal accidents.
The university played the Lazytown song “We Are Number One” on the 50 brass bells housed in the 110-foot clock tower that stands at the center of campus.
Vaccinations should be a prerequisite for preschool admission, says City Councillor Hildur Björnsdóttir.