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Iceland Review Online (official account). The longest running magazine presenting Iceland, since 1963. Visit our website for the latest news from Iceland.
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Iceland Review 13h
What is your favourite Icelandic word, saying, or sentence?
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Iceland Review 15h
This year’s Ram Registry, an annual catalog of the stud rams available for breeding, includes stalwart bachelors such as Kölski, Glæpur, Borkó, and Raxi.
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Iceland Review 15h
Sorpa, Reykjavík's waste management and recycling centers, say that no one has yet shown that the banning of plastic bags has an influence on people’s attitudes or behavior
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Iceland Review 20h
The idea to make the central highlands a nature reserve might come to fruition soon
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Iceland Review 20h
“Although there aren’t many individuals in need of such resources, it’s very important that they are guaranteed suitable support and this can’t be done as well in standard nursing units," said Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir.
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Iceland Review Nov 15
The preliminary results are in from a nation-wide study on the impact of trauma on women’s health.
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Iceland Review Nov 15
Remains of a coffin were found on the lot, which is the former site of one of Iceland’s first Christian cemeteries.
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Iceland Review Nov 14
About half of the break-ins in question occurred in downtown Reykjavík.
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Iceland Review Nov 14
Comedian and former Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr has been the subject of criticism for taking a Banksy work home from the mayor’s office when he left the position in 2014.
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Iceland Review Nov 14
Formed by a volcanic eruption off the coast of South Iceland in 1963, Surtsey island is now a nature reserve and breeding site for over a dozen bird species and two types of seals.
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Iceland Review Nov 13
A sheep with her two lambs popped in for a surprise visit to the health centre in Eskifjörður. Previously, a sheep gatherer had been to the centre as he twisted an ankle trying to catch the sheep. "We think she was checking up on him" - Sævar Guðjónsson
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Iceland Review Nov 13
The largest group of foreign nationals is from Poland, numbering 19,025 or 43.5% of all foreign nationals residing in the country.
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Iceland Review Nov 13
The horse’s breeder hopes the colour will spread and establish itself among Icelandic horses.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
The puffin population has reduced by 40% since the millennium, while the number of seals in Iceland is at an all-time low.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
Kristinn Rúnarsson and Þorsteinn Guðjónsson died on an expedition up Mount Pumori in 1988. Now, 30 years later, their bodies have been found.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
Rising some 170 metres Grábrók is the most famous of three interconnected craters which formed in a fissure eruption 3,400+ years ago.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
In 2011, just under 56% of 17-year-olds were on the job market, as compared to 68% of 17-year-olds in 2018.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
Members of the Independence Party in Fjarðabyggð are critical of an initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren, claiming it is unnecessarily expensive
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Iceland Review Nov 12
The cargo ship, which was transporting cement, ran aground last Saturday at Helguvík harbour near Keflavík.
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Iceland Review Nov 12
The beer baths in Árskógssandur allow visitors to try Kaldi beer in a different way
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