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Take-Away Coffee From Window Of Man's Home

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 18:09

A Reykjavík resident has taken it upon himself to sell coffee he makes in his own kitchen, and sell it from his ground floor window.

How Icelandic Politicians Stack Up

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 18:05

A new poll on the character traits of various Icelandic politicians revealed some interesting results.

Deportations Could Lead To Torture Or Death

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 18:03

Three asylum seekers are facing deportation to countries where they will likely be tortured and possibly executed.

Norway Still Most Popular Among Emigrating Icelanders

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 15:43

326,340 people were living in Iceland at the end of the first quarter of 2014, including 163,660 males and 162,680 females.

Summer Is Upon Us

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 15:03

Despite the fact that it's still only April and it snowed last week, tomorrow is the first day of summer.

The Pearl of Reykjavik

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 13:46

Perlan is a landmark building in Reykjavík. 25.7 metres high, it was designed by Ingimundur...

Icelandic Tax Worker Mistakenly Refunds Millions

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 13:04

Mistakes at the Icelandic tax office could be costing millions of krónur.

Sticks of Dynamite Cleaned in North Iceland Washing Machine

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 12:15

A minor panic ensued this morning when an Icelandic laundry washed some dynamite.

A Dog in Downtown Reykjavík Hoping for Some of Those Good Burgers

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 9:08

Good weather for lying out on Austurstræti, but it'd be even better with a burger

Airport Workers Strike Again

by Iceland Review on Wednesday Apr 23, 2014 at 8:29

A continuing dispute between the Icelandic state and staff of Isavia, the country’s airports and air navigation service, means more strike action and flight delays this morning.

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