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Earthquake Shakes Iceland Again

Earthquake Shakes Iceland Again

An earthquake shook Iceland again at just before 1 am local time, in the latest of a series of seismic events hitting the country in the last 48 hours. This latest was one of the more significant tremors in that period, with a magnitude of 4.6. The strongest of these events struck just before two […]

Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

Iceland’s iconic horses are hardy and remain resilient despite the hardships they have been bred to face, including harsh winters and periodic volcanic eruptions. The Bardarbunga volcanic activity follows the eruptions of Grimsvotn in 2011, and Eyjafjallajökull in 2010. Iceland has a history of volcanic activity. With one of the highest concentrations of active volcanoes […]

Iceland Diverts Road to Protect Elves

Iceland Diverts Road to Protect Elves

Work was stopped on a new road in Iceland recently in response to protestors who say the highway would disturb the lives of elves living inside rocks along the way. Work on the road will remain at a standstill until a solution is identified. Highways spokesperson Petur Matthiasson said that his department received warnings about […]

Iceland Protests Started as Global Epidemic of Riots Continues

Iceland Protests Started as Global Epidemic of Riots Continues

Things appear to be getting hot in mid-winter Iceland, where protests have now started as what appears to be a global epidemic of riots, continues. The events started as thousands rallied out into the streets of Reykjavik on Tuesday to demand a referendum outside the Icelandic National Parliament. The current government of Iceland, that came […]

Viktor Yanukovych Ukraine Inspired by Iceland?

Viktor Yanukovych Ukraine Inspired by Iceland?

Ukraine’s interim government’s decision to issue an arrest warrant for Viktor Yanukovych, the recently deposed President, might be inspired by Iceland. According to some of the most recent news coverage on the turmoil in the former Soviet republic of the Ukraine, the newly instated interim authorities are seeking to trial Yanukovych for the killing of […]

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