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Pirates at the Helm in Government Talks

Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has given Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir the mandate to form a government.
Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir.

Environment Associations Take Minister to Court

The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected.

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Woman Suspected of Arson

A woman in her thirties has been arrested by police, suspected of starting a fire in an apartment building in Reykjanesbær yesterday morning.

Features

Street Art in Reykjavík

Q: Whilst in Reykjavik I was amazed by the street art and took quite a few photographs. Is the law on street art/graffiti in public places as liberal as it seems?

Seed of the Enada gigas.

Stone Carried by Midwives

Q: When we visited Hveragerði, a local rock collector told us about a stone found in Iceland that was traditionally carried by midwives and given to pregnant women in the olden day

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Happy Whistling Song

Q: Last year I spent a week traveling around Iceland in early October in what was my favorite holiday of all time.

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Video: Deplorable Conditions at Egg Farm

Last night, the news analysis program Kastljós revealed deplorable conditions at an egg farm, which for years has been marketed as taking exceptionally good care of its hens and being environmentally friendly.

Environment

Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir.

Environment Associations Take Minister to Court

The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected.

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Teachers Sign Wage Contract

The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night.

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