Santa Claus may be coming to towns across the world this December, but in Iceland children await not just one Santa Claus, but 13 trolls known as the 'Yule Lads' who come to town during the 13 days before Christmas.
It has not been a good week for sexism.
Previously captive cetaceans are to be rehabilitated in a wild environment.
Residents on a remote Icelandic island are working together to protect the puffin population.
Icelandic budget airline Primera Air announced they will be ceasing operations and filing for bankruptcy, telling staff that all flights were being halted and leaving thousands of passengers stranded.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a burger!
The marine conservation charity Sea Shepherd has released pictures which they say show Iceland’s only whaling company, Hvalur hf, butchering the sea creature.
Two Iceland football fans have paid homage to the spirit of the Vikings by travelling 5,000 kilometres to watch their team play in the World Cup
"Icelandic people generally feel for the Palestinian people and their plight,” petition founder Árni Steingrímur Sigurðsson told Euronews.
Female employees at a music-themed restaurant in Iceland have been told to wear skirts to work, it has been claimed.
Why is Iceland such a hotbed for bitcoin mining and what repercussions has the glacial country seen from this activity?
Recent developments in the news have shown that equal rights and opportunities for women, let alone basic respect for their bodies, is a battle that has yet to be won, even in what we thought were mor
Lauded as the world leader in gender parity, Iceland is reaping the harvest of a decades-long struggle to give women a fairer deal.
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The Scandinavian island ranks first in the World Economic Forum's gender equality report. So what is Iceland doing right?
A controversial proposal to outlaw boys being circumcised in Iceland has been slammed by religious leaders across Europe.
Some of Iceland's young claim attitudes to sex are being shaped by pornographic material.
A statement, signed by 65 clergywomen, also described 64 accounts of gender-based discrimination and violence from women priests working in the national church
Iceland’s new law requires companies to prove they’ve closed the gender pay gap.
Progressive Iceland is not immune to sexual predators or misconduct, and spurred by the #MeToo campaign, women, (and some men), are taking action for change.