According to a new survey by marketing company Maskína, 45 percent of Icelanders are in favour of Borgarlínan, a proposed bus rapid transit and later, light rail in Reykjavik. Support for Borgarlínan seems to depend very much on which political parties people support.
Over a thousand people are attending and thousands are interested in a protest organised on Facebook against the US policy of separating children from parents at the US border.
Dagur B. Eggertsson, council chairman of the Alliance Party in Reykjavik will remain Mayor of Reykjavik.
A peaceful protest has been organised tomorrow at Reykjavik Harbour when whale hunting company Hvalur hf. begins hunting for fin whales.
Even though Iceland has been touted internationally as a sort of “paradise for equal rights” a new Ph.D. thesis by Ásta Jóhannsdóttir points to something different.
The Alliance Party, The Left Green Aliance, Pirates and the Reform Party have agreed to begin coalition talks for a new majority in the Reykjavik City Council.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir Prime Minister of Iceland and Jüri Ratas, Prime Minister of Estonia met yesterday in Reykjavik.
Sanna Magdalena Mörtudóttir, new city councillor for the Socialist Party and deputy city councillor Daníel Örn Arnarsson made a media announcement late last night saying that they would not participate in negotiations to form a majority in the Reykjavik city council.
The Zuist society, founded in 2016 now wish to build a temple in Reykjavik. Leader Águst Arnar Ágústsson says it’s been his dream to build a temple since the religion was founded.
Mayor Dagur B.Eggertsson has ruled out any kind of coalition with Eyþór Arnalds of the Independence Party. He says that parties are talking already and that things will become clearer in the first half of this week.
These photographs of Fagraskógarfjall mountain were captured yesterday by our photographer and they show how the whole side of the mountain collapsed, leaving what looks like an open wound.
Despite a storm today in parts of Iceland and more rainy weather, a meteologist at the Iceland Met Office says that after next weekend the weather may change for the better.
A great number of people have arrived at Melrakkaslétta peninsula in North East Iceland after police received notification that a polar bear had been spotted in the northernmost part of the area.
A landslide occurred in Hítardalur, West Iceland on Saturday measuring 10 – 20 million cubic metres.
Gylfi Sigurðsson, midfielder and member of the Icelandic national football team and Everton got engaged to his girlfriend Alexandra Helga Ívarsdóttir this weekend in the Bahamas.