The young men say they used lighter fluid to set a pile of dry leaves on fire against the wall of the school in order to keep warm.
The government should take action to educate foreign workers about their rights, says the Association of Icelandic General Practitioners.
An investigation into a threat case between a policeman and a young man, which had been dating, was flawed.
If the new regulations are approved, gay blood donors will be required to have been abstinent for six months prior to donation.
In 2018, efforts were made to increase awareness among doctors about the risks of over-prescribing antibiotics. The Directorate of Health hopes that this will lead to doctors reducing the amount of antibiotics prescribed to patients.
The Guðmundur and Geirfinnur cold case might be re-opened in the light of the acquittal of five of the six original suspects.
Police clarified that “we know how ATMs work” but that due to bank security and privacy protocols, “we have no authorization to get information from the bank system except with a court order.”
The district court of Reykjavík has sentenced the Icelandic government to pay ISK 100,000 in damages to a man who was held in a prison cell for thirteen hours after being arrested.
The video, part of an initiative entitled “Gender-Based Violence is Closer Than You Think,” shows men reading out the true stories of women around the world who have survived sexual assault.
"“Did you go to the ATM earlier tonight but forget to take your money? Lucky for you, there were two trustworthy young gentlemen behind you in line."
The five individuals charged in the Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case received a full acquittal today, 38 years after the original sentence.
This was among the findings just released by Statistics Iceland, which also showed that voter turnout increased for the first time since 2002.
Reykjavík city will construct 25 homes for homeless with social problems. Homelessness has increased by 95% since 2012.
Valur Lýðsson was sentenced to seven years in prison for killing his brother Ragnar by assaulting him.
Although it’s often said that Iceland is a country without significant class divisions, a sociologist who has been studying this phenomenon for years says this is far from the truth.
Olsen is petitioning for his sentence to be reduced, redirecting the blame for Birna’s murder to his shipmate.