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Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

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Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Kolgrafafjörður

Kolgrafafjörður Popular with Tourists

Kolgrafafjörður on Snæfellsnes peninsula, West Iceland, has been proving popular with tourists since the mass herring deaths in 2012 and 2013. Up to 200 people visited the area on Wednesday.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Government Yet to Discuss EU with Opposition

This week the government has not discussed with the opposition the issue of whether to withdraw from EU accession talks. The opposition plans to address the issue with the speaker of parliament today.

Eygló Harðardóttir

Social Affairs Minister Criticized for Skipping Sochi

Ólafur Magnússon, the head of the Icelandic Sports Association for People with Disabilities (ISAD), said it was disappointing that Minister for Social Affairs Eygló Harðardóttir has decided against attending the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, because of events in Ukraine.

European Central Bank

EU Ambassador: No Pressure to Decide on Talks

Matthias Brinkmann, European Union Ambassador to Iceland, said in an interview with RÚV that there is no pressure on Iceland to make a decision as to whether or not to continue EU accession talks.

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