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Birna Brjansdottir, whose mysterious killing in Iceland has horrified and riveted the tiny country, where murder is exceedingly rare. Photograph: Reykjavik Metropolitan Police via The New York Times

For weeks, the people of Iceland, a small Nordic country where the police do not usually carry guns and murders are exceedingly rare, have been horri(...)

Discover an insider’s Venice with a new book on the city’s attractions written by Bauer hotels owner Francesca Bortolotto Possati.

Venetian chic Francesca Bortolotto Possati, owner of the iconic Bauer hotels, releases her ode to the sinking city next month in the form of Venetian(...)

Reykjavik Police found the body of  20-year-old Birna Brjansdottir on a beach in the south of the capital   eight days after she went missing. Photograph:  Reykjavik Metropolitan Police/EPA

There are few places in the world where someone is less likely to be murdered than in Iceland. During the last two decades, an average of about two p(...)

A Norwegian Air International Boeing

In little over a month, Cork Airport has announced not just one but two new transatlantic services. Norwegian Air International will offer direct f(...)

 Edward Horgan, Claire Horgan and Paul Horgan of   Horgans Delicatessen Supplies in Mitchelstown. “The Icelandic diet came in ranked first and one of the products that featured strongly in the diet was Skyr,” says Claire Horgan.

Everyone loves an underdog and the story of how Iceland, with just 320,000 inhabitants, captured the public’s imagination at the European Championship(...)

Dublin was Europe’s fastest growing category one airport – those handling 25 million-plus passengers – in the three months ended September 30th

Dublin’s and Shannon’s status as the only EU airports with US pre-clearance is under threat as Washington is considering opening similar facilities i(...)

Iceland’s prime minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson (right) casts his ballot next to his wife Ingibjoerg Elsa Ingjaldsdottir in a polling station in Fludir, Iceland, during the snap general election, on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Voting has started in Iceland in one of the tightest elections in years, with the anti-establishment Pirate party on course to make major gains that c(...)

Northern Lights:  the giants in heaven had thrown out a basin of soapy washing up water and streaked the sky with it. Photograph: Rune Stoltz Bertinussen)/AP Photo/Scanpix Norway

Driving through the depths of Connemara on a lonely winter’s day is the same kind of haunting, remote feeling you get as you’re travelling across the (...)

A weekend in London is probably just what you need right now

WHAT’S HOT? Skyr We’re spotting the Icelandic wonder-yogurt in more Irish shops. Delish Pantisocracy Panti’s new RTÉ Radio 1 show on Tuesday nigh(...)

Reykjavík calling: Colm O’Herlihy

Colm O’Herlihy’s first foray into the music world was pretty atypical for a teenagers. As a 16-year-old in Macroom, Co Cork, he formed Remma, a band (...)

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