Harpa Live performance Corridor, the internationally awarded constructing for design and acoustics, has come beneath fireplace this final week as 20 service representatives walked out of their jobs after having been pressured to take pay cuts. On the similar time, director Svanhildur Konráðsdóttir acquired a pay rise.
A drunk man who had run berserk driving a digger machine in South Iceland needed to be stopped by police and his car overturned. He was transported to a hospital in Reykjavik through helicopter.
Jim Ratcliffe, who owns a number of lands and salmon rivers in Iceland is Britan’s richest man, based on yesterday’s Sunday Instances.
Skies are sunny in Reykjavik this morning and temperatures will go as much as 14 levels Celsius Rain is nevertheless anticipated within the South in direction of the night.
The whale looking season is about to bein and on Wednesday, whale looking ship Hvalur eight was ready for sea at Reykjavik harbour.
The Reykjavik Fireplace Division was known as out final night time when a 500 litre fishtank exploded in an house. Water and fish flooded the house.
Microsoft will likely be introducing Icelandic as the most recent language in Microsoft Translator on Friday.
The Hlemmur space in central Reykjavik, which lies on the high of Laugavegur predominant buying road, will expertise extra modifications within the close to future. A brand new land use plan will likely be prepared by autumn and two architectural corporations have been chosen for the job.
A person who was searching for to purchase medicine from strangers in Breiðholt , a district of Reykjavik acquired robbed as a substitute by the sellers who threatened him with a knife and took his cash.
Strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson grew to become the World’s Strongest Man yesterday within the contest of the identical identify that occurred in Manila within the Philippines.
Over 5 thousand Icelanders have within the final 24 horus signed a petition to demand that Iceland boycott the Eurovision Tune Contest which is able to happen in Israel in 2019 by not collaborating.
The climate forecast shouldn’t be trying good for this coming weekend. A storm with very sturdy wind is anticipated and persons are urged to comply with the forecast fastidiously.
Regardless of a wave of criticism on Israel profitable the Eurovision Tune Contest on Saturday, Iceland expects to participate in subsequent 12 months’s contest which is able to happen in Israel.
Most Icelanders oppose switch of energy over Iceland’s power sector to European establishments based on a contemporary opinion ballot produced for the organisation Heimssýn which opposes the concept the nation ought to search membership of the European Union.
Rental costs are anticipated to go up even quicker within the capital space. Rental worth has gone up quicker than actual property in current months.