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The Week in Iceland


The weekly news programme from RÚV English: an entertaining look at what's been going on in Iceland this past week by Alex Elliott.


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Latest Episodes

Alex Elliott is joined this week by the linguist and lecturer of Icelandic Jón Símon Markússon. Highlights this week include: the stricter assembly limit, helping hospitality, banning blood mares, and bringing manuscripts home. Today's closing song i... more

4 days ago

Alex Elliott is joined this week by RÚV Polski's Beata Wawiernia. Highlights this week include: coping with Omicron, coping with January weather, the latest #MeToo developments, and plenty more. Today's closing song is Ef þú hugsar eins og ég, by Unn... more

11 days ago

A special edition of the weekly news programme from RÚV English: an entertaining look at what's been going on in Iceland over the past 12 months. Alex Elliott is joined by Jóhann Bjarni Kolbeinsson and Ólöf Ragnarsdóttir, the journalists behind this ... more

25 days ago


4.7 out of 5 stars from 26 ratings
  • Coughing

    The Polish woman being interviewed on the 21 June 2021 show coughed throughout the whole episode. Completely distracting.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States7 months ago
  • My link with Iceland

    This podcast is my way to stay connected to the country I love, despite the fact that I live abroad. Thank you so much for the amazing work and keep going!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdoma year ago
  • Started listening

    I started listening in March 2020 after canceling my vacation from the US because of COVID and have kept on listening to find out what’s going on in Iceland!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Could be more on topic

    Like the idea of the show but they always get off topic. The headlines are read at the beginning of the show and then maybe 1-3 of them actually get covered because the guests add their personal opinions and history in. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Excellent show

    Seconding Dkeever, Alex and most of his guests are a delight to listen to, and they live up to their tag line of ‘what’s going on, why it’s happening, and why you should care’. more

    Apple Podcasts
    Travelling Squid
    United States2 years ago

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