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ICELAND NEWS

No testing for tourists in Iceland if they have already had COVID-19 infection

December 01, 2020 4:32 pm

Travellers arriving from the European Economic Area (EEA), who can present documents to prove they have already had and recovered from the coronavirus infection, can skip both testing-upon-arrival and quarantine

Iceland is inviting people to scream out frustrations in 'beautiful, wide-open spaces'

July 17, 2020 6:10 pm

Screaming as a therapeutic tool was developed in the 1970s as a way to release pent-up emotion

Iceland hit by thousands of quakes and threat of volcanic eruption

June 23, 2020 2:10 pm

The island nation has experienced increased seismic activity in the past month. Authorities warn that its Grimsvotn volcano, Iceland's most active, could erupt soon.

What could happen if you go for a walk in Iceland? You might just bump into PM—see viral video

June 21, 2020 8:03 pm

The 44-year-old was walking to work when CNN correspondent and anchor Max Foster bumped into her.

With testing, Iceland claims major success against COVID-19

May 04, 2020 2:39 pm

The country confirmed its first case of the virus on Feb. 28, and declared Ischgl a high-risk zone on March 5, two days before authorities there confirmed the first case.

Emotional chipko

April 17, 2020 3:46 am

Iceland authorities are encouraging citizens to hug trees for emotional support during social isolation. There’s a lesson in it

Iceland’s purple planes are grounded, and with them, its economy

August 26, 2019 9:57 am

Tour companies, hotels, rental car agencies and retailers now lament cancellations and diminished sales in the summer high season, forcing price cuts.

Memorial plaque installed at Okjokull glacier, the first one in Iceland lost to climate change

August 20, 2019 11:08 am

After about 100 people made a two-hour hike up a volcano, children installed a memorial plaque to the glacier, now called just ``Ok,'' minus the Icelandic word for glacier.

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change

August 19, 2019 2:11 pm

The disappearance of Okjokull, a glacier in the west of the sub-Arctic island, is being seen as directly due to the warming of the climate caused by human activity.

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, UN drugs war probe

July 15, 2019 12:34 pm

Sotto's remarks are the latest in a series of comments from lawmakers urging the government to not cooperate after the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday adopted Iceland's resolution to investigate thousands of deaths under Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-drugs campaign.