Iceland looked to have elected a woman-majority parliament but a recount of votes on Sunday (26 September) showed there will still be more men than women in the chamber, state broadcaster RUV reported.
The world's largest plant that sucks carbon dioxide directly from the air and deposits it underground is due to start operating on Wednesday (8 September), the company behind the nascent green technology said.
The Biden administration waived sanctions on the company behind Russia's Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday (19 May), a move decried by critics of the project in Congress.
The collapse of talks on a fishing quota deal with Norway has exposed the vulnerability of the UK’s fishing industry and left it in a weaker position than when the UK was in the EU, fishing leaders have said.
Nordic countries would have to generate another 290 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity, an increase of 75% from current levels, to meet the additional demand for power if they become carbon neutral, a study published on Thursday showed.
The Faroe Islands has managed to test nearly 10% of its population for coronavirus and no one has died from the disease so far. Its virus strategy was undoubtedly helped by its remote location but the main reason for the rapid response is a surprising one: the humble salmon.
At a meeting of the Arctic Council, secretary of state Mike Pompeo refused to identify global warming as a threat, instead hailing an oil rush as sea ice melts. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.
Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir confirmed at last week's NATO summit that her country would launch an investigation into Iceland’s controversial whaling industry, following the killing of what is thought to be a protected blue whale.
One of the main proponents of British membership of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - a possible option for the UK's post-Brexit trade regime - quit on Wednesday (15 November) after 14 years at the helm of EFTA’s court.
Scientists will study the possibility of producing geothermal energy from magma for the first time, in a $100 million project in Iceland, which if successful could produce up to 10 times more energy than from a conventional well.
Iceland's centre-right Independence, Reform and Bright Future parties have agreed to form a coalition government and will give parliament a vote on whether to hold a referendum on joining the European Union.
Iceland could hold a referendum on joining the EU if new negotiations on forming a coalition government are successful, the head of one of the three parties involved in the political talks said today (2 January).
One in seven people with HIV in Europe is unaware of their infection, the EU and World Health Organization reported Tuesday (29 November) as 2015 marked another record year for new HIV cases in the region.
Despite tensions over conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, Russia and the West have maintained a strong working relationship in the Arctic and Canada's new Liberal government is looking to further bolster that cooperation.
With England's disgraced football team returning from France after being dumped out of Euro 2016 by Iceland, Prime Minister David Cameron heads to Brussels today (28 June) for an awkward encounter with his 27 counterparts.
Spain's acting Industry Minister José Manuel Soria said today (15 April) he was resigning with immediate effect after alleged links to offshore dealings which emerged after he was named in the Panama Papers.
Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson became the first major casualty of the Panama Papers revelations, stepping down yesterday (5 April) after leaked files showed his wife owned an offshore firm with big claims on the country's collapsed banks.
Iceland's opposition filed a motion of no confidence in the prime minister and protesters gathered outside parliament yesterday (4 April) after the Panama Papers showed his wife owned an offshore company with big claims on the country's collapsed banks.