16 hrs ago
Security Trumps Justice in Upcoming Manning Trial
Prosecutors will proceed with the charge that Pfc. Bradley Manning "aided the enemy" when the trial of the alleged whistleblower commences next week.
20 hrs ago
WikiLeaks prosecutor accepts GI's plea to 1 count
Prosecutors say they will accept an Army private's guilty plea to a lesser version of one of the 22 counts he faces.
Sing Away the Night
Eurovision is a big deal in Iceland. Many will claim to have no interest in the annual Eurovision Song Contest but deep inside, many more than are willing to admit it take part in a gathering of some kind on the night of the Eurovision final.
Sat May 18, 2013
Iceland: The dark Norse of design
When Iceland's three major banks collapsed in 2008 few could have imagined how quickly the country would get back on its feet or that the recovery would be led, in large part, by the creative design industries.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Season's First Hike ...
With spring thaw and sunny weather comes that urge to go outside and exercise, enjoy the good weather and get moving again after winter slumber.
Thu May 16, 2013
Reykjavik Arts Festival Opens Tomorrow
The 27th ReykjavA k Arts Festival kicks off tomorrow with a ten-minute newly commissioned sound piece by the Vessel Orchestra at 5:45 pm at ReykjavA k harbor.
Iceland Welcomes Arctic Council Agreement on Oil Pollution
The Arctic Council states signed a legally-binding Agreement on Cooperation on Marine Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response in the Arctic in Kiruna, Sweden, yesterday.
First Icelander to Climb Everest's North Face
Mountaineer Leifur A-rn Svavarsson is planning to become the first Icelander to climb Everest from the North Face via Tibet.
Why is violent crime so rare in Iceland
Iceland is awash in guns, yet it has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world.
Wed May 15, 2013
Are You Hungry Enough To Eat A Horse? Measure Accordingly
Calling all pasta-holics! As you know it can be tough making sure that you make just the right amount of pasta to go with your favorite sauce.
Mayor's Snoring to Resonate in Central Reykjavik
The sounds made by Mayor of ReykjavA k JA3n Gnarr while sleeping will form the basis for a new sound sculpture by Finnbogi PA©tursson. It will be part of an exhibition which opens in the Sculpture Garden on NA1 2lendugata in the city center on Saturday.
An alien looking landscape of fire and snow, Iceland is a mysterious land of beauty
If you're looking for a hip and action-packed weekend break, Iceland's capital Reykjavik is an affordable choice, says Albertina Lloyd Standing in a valley of ice and snow, with only the occasional black volcanic rock interrupting the seemingly endless expanse of white, I feel like I am on another planet.
Tue May 14, 2013
Real Clear Politics
Block China's Arctic Council Bid
The People's Republic of China has recently cast itself as an Arctic nation. In addition to acquiring two icebreakers and building an enormous embassy in Reykjavik, Iceland, Beijing has formally applied for "observer status" in the Arctic Council, an intergovernmental forum of Arctic states founded by the United States and seven other countries in ... (more)
Mon May 13, 2013
Former Newberry soccer player lands in Iceland
Former Newberry College women's soccer player Theresa Berman is continuing her playing career in Iceland, joining Throttur Reykjavik of the Iceland Pepsi-League Women.
The Huffington Post
Popocatepetl Eruption: Mexico Readies Shelters As Volcano Shakes, Spews Ash
Seismic activity has increased at the Popocatepetl volcano near Mexico City, leading authorities to alert towns in two central states and the capital.
Five NAVY boats in Reykjavik ,Iceland
Iceland resident ander was lucky to see these ships from five different countries -- Germany, Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands and Norway -- docked in the capital Reykjavik for exercises with the country's coastguard Sunday.
Homeless Seek Shelter in Reykjavik Prison
Icelandic women are a rare breed, a limited edition really. So are Icelandic men.
Sat May 11, 2013
Reykjavik Intercultural Day Well Attended
As winter gives in to spring thaw and life draws to a close for some, the season births new life eager to discover the wonders of this world.
US student attempting record of youngest person to fly solo around world - Indiatalkies.com
London, May 11: An American student is attempting to make a record as the youngest person in history to fly solo around the world, and will be making his first stop in the UK after setting off from California on May 2. 20-year-old Jack Wiegand is also using the trip to raise money for two charities: Big Brothers Big Sisters and International ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
The Guelph Mercury
Travel: Iceland proves a hit for marking 30th birthday
With my 30th birthday fast approaching a few months ago, I dealt with reaching the mildly horrifying milestone like any rational person - by fleeing home.