Former chief executive of collapsed Kaupthing Bank, Hreiðar Már Sigurðsson, is arrested on suspicion of embezzlement, Iceland's first high-profile arrest since the 2008 financial collapse.
Iceland suspends the use of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine due to concerns of side effects, becoming the fourth European country to do so.
Numerous tremors rock the Katla volcano in Iceland prompting the government to raise the alarm level.
The United States Air Force sends 12 F-15C Eagles and 350 personnel to Iceland and the Netherlands to deter further Russian aggression in Europe.
Mark Karpelès, the CEO of defunct Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, is charged with embezzlement in Japan. Karpeles asserts his own innocence. [http:--www.france24.com-en-20150911-japan-charges-bitcoin-exchange-ceo-with-embezzlement-jiji-press?ns_campaign=reseaux_sociaux&ns_source=twitter&ns_mchannel=social&ns_linkname=editorial&aef_campaign_ref=partage_aef&aef_campaign_date=2015-09-11&dlvrit=66745 (AFP via France 24)]date=August 2019
The trial of former French President Jacques Chirac on embezzlement charges begins in Paris.
The Government of Iceland imposes a flight ban, following the eruption of Iceland's most active volcano, Grímsvötn.
Same-sex marriage is legalized in Iceland making it the 9th country to do so
The Irish Aviation Authority closes Donegal Airport, cancels at least two flights and announces the closure of all airspace in Ireland on Monday due to Icelandic volcanic ash, while British Airports, including some in Scotland, may also be affected due to continued eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
Travel chaos spreads across Europe as planes are grounded in the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia as a result of the giant cloud of ash coming across from Iceland.
Iceland holds a referendum about compensating the United Kingdom and the Netherlands after the collapse of the Icesave bank, with a 95% "no" vote recorded.