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Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir.

Sixty-Seven Percent Want Interior Minister to Quit

The latest opinion poll conducted by daily newspaper Fréttablaðið found that 67 percent of respondents would like Icelandic Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir to step down in light of the so-called ‘leak affair.’
Holuhraun Hordur Finnbogason

Eruption: Three Scenarios Most Likely

Specialists at the Iceland Met office and the University of Iceland this afternoon met to discuss the short lived eruption and what might possibly follow. At this moment it is unclear how the situation will develop. However, three scenarios are considered most likely:
Cracks in Dyngjujökull by Holuhraun

Civil Protection Level Downgraded to Alert Phase

The National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has decided to move the civil protection level from emergency phase back to alert phase for the eruption north of Vatnajökull glacier, which began at midnight and ended at around 04:00.

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Reykjavík Walks

In Reykjavík Walks , Icelandic historian Guðjón Friðriksson guides you around the streets of downtown Reykjavík.
Reykjavík Walks book cover

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