Icelandic magma marks geothermal heat milestone

Geothermal power development has traditionally been about drilling down into subsurface reservoirs of hot water. Enhanced geothermal is expanding the field to include dry, permeable hot rock where water can be added.

Iceland mulls online porn ban

Iceland is considering a ban on internet pornography, in a move that would make it the first western democracy to do so.

Game of Thrones featurette hits The Wall

The popular HBO series Game of Thones is poised to return and anticipation is high.

Iceland crowdsources new constitution on Facebook

Iceland's found a novel solution to the need to update its constitution: it's crowdsourcing it using Facebook.

Authorities 'were right to close airspace' after Icelandic volcano

Despite all the grumbling at the time, European aviation authorities were justified in grounding planes following the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano last year, new research shows.

First American in Europe may have been captured by Vikings

It seems that native Americans made it to Iceland long before Christopher Columbus crossed the Atlantic the other way.

Iceland becomes safe haven for whistle-blowers

Iceland has passed a law designed to make it a haven for free expression and freedom of information.

Norway and Iceland conspire to end world

Icelandic volcano ends air travel. Norway being run with an iPad out of Madrid airport. Steve Jobs to shift more continental plates.

Pentagon's spying on us, says WikiLeaks

Whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks has accused the US government of spying on the organisation and its staff - and Icelandic authorities of colluding.