Latest News for: Reykjavik living


A 6,000-year-dormant Icelandic volcano just erupted — and it’s awesome

Vox 20 Mar 2021
The eruption near Reykjavik followed months of earthquakes, and led to beautiful orange and red skies ... It was the first volcanic eruption in this part of Iceland — the Reykjanes Peninsula, home to Reykjavik, where most of the country’s residents live — in 781 years ... It's about 15 miles south of Reykjavik and just erupted.

Iceland volcano erupts near capital Reykjavik shooting lava into the sky

Metro UK 20 Mar 2021
The blast happened on Friday night at Fagradalsfjall, a mountain on the Reykjanes Peninsula less than 20 miles southwest of capital Reykjavik ... Eyewitness Rannveig Gudmundsdottir, who lives in Grindavik, said ... Reykjavik’s international Keflavik airport did not close following the ...

Top eSport tournaments to bet on over the coming months

ThisGenGaming 18 Mar 2021
Over the past 12 months, the eSport scene has felt the impact of global travel restrictions and seen a number of tournament cancellations ... CS.GO PGL Major ... 2021 will see Valorant players involved in a series of regional events that will take place both online and at some live events (Reykjavik has just been confirmed for the last week of May) ... ....
photo: Creative Commons / Chris Yunker
Aerial view of Reykjavik city, Iceland

Fears of volcano eruption follows "swarm" of earthquakes - Iceland

Beijing News 08 Mar 2021
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND - The volatile islands of Iceland have experienced unusual seismic activity in the past week, with over 18,000 earthquakes occurring ... The majority of recent earthquakes have been recorded in the Southern Peninsula, located south of Reykjavik. Some two-thirds of Iceland's population lives in Reykjavik and its nearby towns ... ....

Southwest Iceland is shaking – and may be about to erupt

Phys Dot Org 05 Mar 2021
People living in the area have been advised to be extra careful due to dangers of landslides and rockfall. Many of the larger earthquakes have even been felt in Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik (where over half of the population lives), which lies only 27km away ... It looks like we are entering the next turbulent period ... Huge uncertainties ... Citation.

Chisnall, last Man United-Liverpool transfer, dies at 78

Supersport 04 Mar 2021
... made his Liverpool debut in the Charity Shield four months after joining the Anfield side and opened his account in a European Cup victory at KR Reykjavik.</p>However, his time at the club was short-lived as he scored only two goals in nine appearances.

Phil Chisnall, last Man United-Liverpool transfer, dies at 78

Independent online (SA) 04 Mar 2021
We are saddened by the passing of our former forward, Phil Chisnall ... Chisnall made his Liverpool debut in the Charity Shield four months after joining the Anfield side and opened his account in a European Cup victory at KR Reykjavik. However, his time at the club was short-lived as he scored only two goals in nine appearances.

Iranian researchers issue report on human rights situation in Iceland

Press TV 03 Mar 2021
More than 12,000 children are living in poverty, or living near the poverty line, in Iceland ... A survey has found that there are 761 homeless people living in Iceland ... The majority of the homeless are in the country’s capital, Reykjavik. Recently, Icelandic media have reported on a group of locals living permanently at the Reykjavik campsite.

Riot is bringing in-person League of Legends and Valorant tournaments to Iceland

The Verge 01 Mar 2021
One day later, on May 24th, Riot will kick off Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Masters Reykjavik, which the studio says is the first live international ...

This Spring Break, 65 Is the New 20

The Daily Beast 25 Feb 2021
“My wife, Beth, and I have been vaccinated,” said Jim Kurtt, who lives just outside of Minneapolis ... “So there’s this 25 year-old kid who lives in Reykjavik, and it’s like, I’m going to tap this guy on the shoulder and see if he can take me someplace in Reykjavik that the ordinary tourists wouldn’t necessarily run into on a four-day trip.”.

Perspectives on 2020: How Baltasar Kormakur shot for 300 days this year

Screen Daily 24 Dec 2020
The Icelandic filmmaker tells Screen about being the first to colour-code on set (but not wanting it to be his legacy) and shooting for 300 days in 2020 ... It helped that the director lives in a country that introduced social-distancing guidelines but has never gone into full lockdown — and that he owns Reykjavik Studios, his own facility ... .

Revealed: Most expensive cities in the world for expats

Gulf News 16 Dec 2020
Once a costly place for businesses to send expatriates, Iceland’s Reykjavik is now ranked as the 63rd most expensive location to live, as the loss of tourism due to COVID-19 has impacted the currency, therefore driving down the cost ... According to the Cost of Living report, oil prices dragged down inflation globally.

Discover Iceland’s Elf School, and find out everything you need to know about the mysterious hidden people

Metro UK 14 Dec 2020
That boy is now 69 years old, lives in Reykjavik and is just one of the 1,400 elf witnesses Magnus Skarphedinsson, headmaster of Iceland’s Elf School, has interviewed ... According to him, elves and hidden people – a bigger type of elf – live and look much like humans.

‘Another Round’ wins four European Film Awards including best film

Screen Daily 12 Dec 2020
, in which four teachers test the theory that life is better lived with a constant level of alcohol in the blood, is Denmark’s entry for the Oscar ... The event also streamed a live musical performance from Reykjavik, where the EFAs are set to return for the 35th&nbsp;edition in 2022.


Santa Monica Daily Press 26 Nov 2020
LIVE MUSIC! ... But to make it more human and personal, I asked my Estonian friend Leeni Laasfeld, vocalist, composer, musician and angel, who we met at the Hilton Hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland a few years back (she has lived there for years), to give a first hand account.

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