Akureyri

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Akureyri has a stunning setting in the basin of the Eyjafjörður fjord in the north of the island.

Reykjavík holds a tourism trump card, but Iceland’s capital is effectively buckling under its visitor weight. With whispers of future tourism caps, as(...)

 Iceland’s president   Olafur Ragnar Grimsson    after  he denied  the prime minister’s request  to dissolve the parliament and hold snap elections. Photograph: Birgir Por Hardarson/EPA

Iceland’s prime minister became the first casualty of the global revelations on offshore companies as he resigned yesterday. In a day of high drama i(...)