by Reykjavík Grapevine on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 19:36
A single cruise ship in Reykjavík harbour releases as much pollution as 10,000 cars, in part due to a lack of necessary equipment on the part of harbour authorities. Vísir reports that 90 cruise ships, carrying over 100,000 passengers, have come to Iceland so far this year. The number of cruise ships is expected to […]
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by Reykjavík Grapevine on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 19:12
Iran and Iceland are currently exploring economic ties with each other, and looking for ways to broaden them. PressTV reports that Director of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Valiollah Afkhami-Rad and Iceland’s Accredited Ambassador to Tehran Gunnar Pálsson have been in talks to review what the two countries could offer each other. Afkhami-Rad, while […]
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by Reykjavík Grapevine on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 18:59
It looks very unlikely that Iceland will cut political ties with Israel, going by what the previous and current Foreign Ministers have said on the subject. While the Foreign Affairs Committee will soon meet to discuss what the Icelandic government will do in response to the attacks on Gaza, one option is vanishingly unlikely: the […]
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by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 17:10
One cruise ship docked in Reykjavík for 24 hours discharges the same amount of nitrogen into the atmosphere as 10,000 cars, according to a recent article published by the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH).
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 15:37
Q: What are the largest companies in Iceland?
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 15:26
Approximately 11,000 people attended Iceland’s fourth annual SlutWalk last Saturday.
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 13:28
According to the website strangebuildings.com , Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík’s iconic church, is one of the strangest buildings in the world. It should be noted that the list is interactive and constantly updated according to votes, with Hallgrímskirkja at 3rd place at the time of writing.
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 12:10
Water is the elixir of life and the basis of life on earth.
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 12:06
Icelandic CrossFit champion Annie Mist Þórisdóttir won second place in the individual women’s category at the International CrossFit Games held last week in Los Angeles. Canadian Camille Leblanc-Bazinet was the victor of the category, winning her the title of fittest woman in the world.
by Iceland Review on Monday Jul 28, 2014 at 11:35
With memories from the last festival still fresh, organizers of ATP Iceland have already announced the first headliner for next year: Belle & Sebastian will perform at Ásbrú, the former NATO base in Keflavík, on July 2 as part of ATP Iceland 2015.