In the wake of a recent spike of domestic infections over the weekend and yesterday, new domestic restrictions were announced at a press conference held just moments ago.
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We visited the starting point of a controversial hiking route close to the Blue Lagoon and spoke with a member of the Search & Rescue Team in Iceland (Landsbjörg).
The rescue team Þorbjörn has completed a new hiking route to the eruption site at Geldingadalur.
Friends and supporters of Uhunoma Osayomore, a human trafficking survivor facing deportation from Iceland, gave Minister of Justice Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir a petition of over 45,000 signatures urging Icelandic authorities to grant him protection, Vísir reports.
The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled today in the case of Guðmundur Andri... The post ECHR Grand Chamber Upholds Verdict On Iceland’s Appeals Court Case appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Friday the 13th in the year 2020 might seem an auspicious day, but the lovely songstress sóley has livened it... The post Release Alert! sóley Goes Experimental Accordion On Harmóník appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Sometimes an album or a song comes along at a point where it feels like it’s exactly what the world... The post Some Kind of Peace In A Chaotic Word: Ólafur Arnalds On His Most Intimate Album Yet appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
The collapse of Iceland’s economy in late 2008 incited a tremendous amount of anger in the nation’s people. While the... The post Where Is The New Constitution? – A Nation Still Waits For Iceland 2.0 appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
A colour coding system is to be implemented to track the spread of COVID-19 in Iceland, and act as a... The post New Colour System To Help Track Infection Risk appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
A family in Vogar has raised three ravens in the past. The last one, Kashmir, has just flown the nest.... The post Kashmir The Raven Is Quite The Social Butterfly appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Over 14,000 signatures have been added to a petition against the deportation of a family from Senegal, Vísir reports. The... The post Thousands Sign Petition Against Deportation Of Family appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
A Reform Party MP has been working on a bill to increase the penalties for child pornography from a maximum... The post Hopes To Raise Maximum Penalty For Child Pornography appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
‘Ráðherrann’ (‘The Minister’) tells the story of Benedikt Ríkharðsson, a populist MP who is elected Prime Minister following a radical... The post The Minister Reviewed: The Grapevine Interns Take On Icelandic Politics appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Due to the pandemic, many of the usual Halloween festivals have been cancelled, although the civil defence has not issued... The post Iceland Copes With A Cancelled Halloween appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Iceland has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s Grey List after satisfactorily completing measures against money laundering and... The post Iceland Removed From Grey List appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Many people have contacted eleven-year-old Ólíver after his mother told the story of the bullying he had faced at school,... The post 11-Year-Old Boy Cheered Up By Anti-Bullying Supporters appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
It is alleged that the shipping company Hraðfrystihúsið Gunnvör forbade the crew of the Júlíus Geirmundsson from discussing the COVID-19... The post Shipping Company’s COVID-19 Denial Exposed appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
A photo used with an unrelated crime story on MBL has raised numerous questions amongst Icelanders, chief amongst them being... The post Flags On Police Uniform Raise Questions; Capital Area Police Respond appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
“It’s a strange and scary time,” Krummi Björgvinsson says—over FaceTime, to be safe—when talk inevitably turns from his newest solo... The post Death Begets Life: Krummi On The Pandemic, The Future & Frozen Teardrops appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Yesterday’s powerful earthquake—a 5.7 just 3.3km beneath the surface near Krýsuvík—shook the greater part of southwest Iceland and prompted a... The post Earthquake News: How To React, More Quakes This Morning, Supermarket Trashed appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Nine-year-old Baltasar Máni had an exciting day at the Tjörnin pond yesterday when he befriended a swan, Vísir reported. Baltasar... The post Child Befriends Swan–Iceland Swoons appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Guðmundur Ingi Þóroddsson, the chairman of Afstaða, the advocacy group for improved prison policies and betterment, has expressed concern for... The post The City Needs To Do More To Protect Drug Users appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Residents of Vesturbær are the happiest with the city centre’s pedestrian streets, whilst residents of Grafarvogur are the most negative,... The post Mixed Opinions On Car-Free Streets, Most In Favour appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.
Seemingly random, in front of wood paneling and amid shelves of books, an odd looking, torn, bright yellow dress hung... The post Creating Visibility With Sound: Julius Rothlaender & Claire Paugam On ‘Vestur í bláinn’ appeared first on The Reykjavik Grapevine.