Thomas Møller Olsen's sentence of 19 years for the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, as well as drug smuggling, was confirmed at the Court of Appeal today.
Aurora Seafood has received the innovation award Svifalda for their sea cucumber fishing around Iceland.
There is a considerable risk of a rockslide forming near Svínafellsjökull glacier. The rockslide is believed to come to a stop on the glacier, and it could create a tidal wave in the glacial lagoon.
Today is Icelandic Language Day, celebrated on the birthday of Icelandic poet and nationalist Jónas Hallgrímsson.
Both puffins and common seals are in risk of extinction in Iceland, a report from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History states.
Reykjavík police authorities try to abstain from announcing about missing children to avoid paedophiles and drug dealers trying to contact them on the streets.