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Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has the lead

Historian and associate university professor Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has the lead after first results in the Icelandic Presidential elections today.
25.06.2016 - 23:20

Icelanders voting for a new president

Voters in Iceland elect a new president today, for the first time in two decades. Polls were opened at 9:00 GMT this morning and will close at 22:00 GMT this evening. First results are expected about an hour later. At 18:00 GMT today the turnout in...
25.06.2016 - 18:37

Mótmælendur ryðjast inn í þinghúsið í Bagdad

Þúsundir mótmælenda réðust í morgun inn á Græna svæðið svokallaða í Bagdad, þar sem eru helstu stjórnarbyggingar Íraks.
30.04.2016 - 12:26

Gyldendal gefur út Íslendingasögur

Undirritaður hefur verið samstarfssamningur milli danska forlagsins Gyldendal og Saga forlags á Íslandi um útgáfu allmargra bóka í Danmörku sem sækja efni í fyrstu heildarútgáfu Íslendingasagna og þátta á dönsku. Heildarútgáfa á Íslendingasögunum...
16.04.2016 - 14:48

Svíi í haldi Tyrkja, grunaður um hryðjuverk

Tvítugur Svíi situr í tyrknesku fangelsi, grunaður um ólögleg samskipti og jafnvel samstarf við hryðjuverkasamtökin Íslamska ríkið. Hann mun hafa verið handtekinn í ágúst þegar hann kom til Tyrklands frá Sýrlandi, og hefur setið inni síðan. Þetta...

Severe property damage in violent storm

No injuries or casualties have been reported after a violent storm swept across Iceland. The storm reached speeds more than 32 meters/second (71 mph) in 37 locations and caused severe property damage and electricity blackouts in many areas. The...
08.12.2015 - 11:13

Updated: Hurricane strength winds

Violent storm or hurricane force winds are forecast for all areas of Iceland Monday evening, first in the south. Considerable sleet or rain in the southeast in the evening. Slowly decreasing wind over night, but widely southerly storm until tomorrow...
07.12.2015 - 19:56
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Nikkei kaupir Financial Times

Japanska fjölmiðlasamsteypan Nikkei hefur keypt útgáfufélag Financial Times fyrir rúma 176 milljarða íslenskra króna og staðgreiðir upphæðina. Seljandi er Pearson útgáfufélagið, sem einnig á helming í fréttatímaritinu Economist.
23.07.2015 - 15:49

Immediate evacuation due to floods

The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management has ordered an immediate evacuation of the area due to the imminent and immediate danger of flash flooding. Reports confirm a large body of water emerging from under Gígjökul. Inhabitants...
15.04.2010 - 19:01

Water level has risen to 84 cm

The volume of water following in Markarfljót has increased significantly and the water level at Markarfljótsbrúnna has risen to 84 cm. The flow of water in to the lagoon fed by Gígjökull, has also increased.
14.04.2010 - 11:50

Information on evacuation

Earth tremors are reported under the summit of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier, in the south of Iceland. The Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management, in consultation with geophysicists from the Icelandic Meteorological Office, have...
14.04.2010 - 04:27