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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# reykjavik

This year
Taoiseach wants to 'see an end' to whaling and will raise the issue with Icelandic PM
Iceland, Norway, and Japan are the only countries that still hunt whales commercially.
Taoiseach signs 'Register of Damages' for those who have suffered from ongoing war in Ukraine
It’s described as the ‘first step towards an international compensation mechanism for victims of Russian aggression’.
Zelenskyy thanks Council of Europe for 'damages register' and calls for additional fighter jets
He also called on leaders to support Ukraine’s ‘peace formula’.
Varadkar lends support to Ukraine 'damages register' and pledges new funding to Council of Europe
Russia was excluded as a member last year and the ongoing war in Ukraine will dominate the Summit.
All time
Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.
One dead and 12 seriously injured after tourist bus overturns in Iceland
Some passengers were airlifted to hospital in the capital city Reykjavík.
Iceland's jailed bankers say they were scapegoats for the financial crisis
They’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.
'It's been a bit taboo ... but it attracts people': Inside the world's biggest penis museum
“It all started as a joke,” the museum’s manager said. “My father had fun just collecting, doing something no one has done before.”
Flights to the US from €149 as WOW Air enters Irish market
The Icelandic carrier will fly to Boston and Washington, via Reykjavik – from later this year.
You can now get direct flights from Ireland to Iceland
Nice one.
Angry driver tries to fight car park barrier, loses
Nobody beats the barrier.
Icelandic police's adorable Instagram will restore your faith in humanity
Everybody be cool this is a robbery. A robbery of your HEART!
Icelandic girl allowed to keep 'masculine' name after winning court case
Blaer Bjarkardottir, 15, had been referred to as ‘girl’ by officials before winning her case.
Iceland did not need to repay Dutch and UK savers, says court
A European court ruled today that Iceland was entitled to refuse to pay immediate deposit guarantees to savers when a major bank collapsed.
Plane bound for Moscow lands in Iceland after bomb threat
The flight from New York made an emergency landing after an anonymous phone call said there were explosives on board.