Iceland protests five-nation fishing deal in Arctic

2015-07-24 16:28

Iceland has protested at a five-nation accord to ban unregulated fishing around the North Pole and says it will not be bound by the deal.

Riders circle Iceland under midnight sun

2015-06-26 21:16

Cyclists from 11 countries have completed a 1 300km three-day non-stop race circling Iceland under the midnight sun.

Iceland ships 1 700 tons of whale meat to Japan

2015-06-04 22:27

A ship carrying 1 700 tons of whale meat has left Iceland bound for Japan, says a leading animal welfare group that is protesting against the controversial delivery.

Sinking Iceland volcano raises flood worries

2014-09-10 19:44

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano registered one of its most powerful earth tremors yet while the sinking of its caldera raised concerns of an eruption and flooding.

Iceland issues red alert after new eruption

2014-08-31 20:49

Iceland has raised the aviation alert at its largest volcano, Bardarbunga, to maximum level red following a new eruption in a lava field nearby.

More quakes jolt Iceland overnight

2014-08-27 16:03

Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and another quake shook a nearby volcano, with overall seismic activity staying high.

Iceland lowers volcano warning, no sign of eruption

2014-08-24 19:19

Iceland has lowered its warning code for possible volcanic disruption to the aviation industry to orange from red.

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

2014-08-23 22:18

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has begun erupting under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.

Iceland raises volcano alert level

2014-08-18 21:21

Iceland's Met Office has raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange.

Iceland gets own cyber coins

2014-03-25 21:21

Iceland has grown a little richer, at least in cyberspace, with the launch of a virtual currency its pseudonymous founder hopes will circumvent the island's capital controls.


Iceland whaling season under way

2015-06-29 18:54

Icelandic whaling boats have left port to begin the 2015 whaling season, as more than 700 000 people signed a petition calling for an end to the hunt.

Iceland continues talks with foreign creditors

2015-06-09 15:00

Iceland's finance ministry says it is continuing talks with foreign investors and creditors on rules that govern how capital controls will be lifted.

Icelandic volcano eruption ends

2015-02-28 18:18

Iceland officials say the eruption of the Bardarbunga volcano that began in August has come to an end.

Iceland cuts aviation alert to orange

2014-08-31 20:49

Iceland has cut its ash warning level for aviation to orange from red, saying a fresh fissure eruption in Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano system was not creating ash.

Iceland raises volcano aviation alert again

2014-08-31 13:00

Iceland's authorities have raised the aviation warning code for a region close to the subglacial Bardarbunga volcano after a small fissure eruption in the area.

Iceland volcano quakes but does't erupt

2014-08-26 17:48

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight, the biggest since tremors began 10 days ago, but there is still no sign of an eruption.

Powerful quake at Icelandic volcano, aviation alerted

2014-08-24 10:57

Icelandic authorities have registered the strongest earthquake so far at the Bardarbunga volcano in the south-east, where activity increased a week ago, and maintained a red alert warning for aviation.

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

2014-08-19 17:10

Thousands of small intense earthquakes have rocked Iceland raising concerns of an volcanic eruption.

If Japan stops whaling, militants will target Europe

2014-03-31 18:54

Environmental movement Sea Shepherd is ready to refocus its attention on stopping whaling by Norway and other European nations if Japan abides by a UN court order.

Land bulge clue to aviation threat from volcanoes

2014-01-12 21:00

Bulging in land that occurs before a volcano erupts points to how much ash will be spewed into the sky, providing a useful early warning for aviation, geologists in Iceland say.

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