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Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and David Cameron.

Power from Iceland to Britain?

At a meeting in Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliament building, yesterday, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to form a task force to look into the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable...

Minister of Finance Bjarni Benediktsson speaking at the Independence Party general meeting in 2013.

Central Bank Recommends Exemption

The Central Bank of Iceland has recommended an exemption from the Foreign Exchange Act be given to the failed banks, Kaupthing hf., Glitnir hf., and LBI hf.

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Hospital Phone Call “Irrelevant”

A phone call from Landspítali, which became the reason for a Vietnamese couple to file charges against the hospital for breach of privacy, was not the reason the Directorate of Immigration began investigating whether the couple’s marriage was arranged, according to the Directorate’s lawyer.

Reykjavík with Hallgrímskirkja in the background

Unions Strike a Deal with State

An agreement was reached at about 5:00 am between the State and SFR Union of Public Workers, the Union of Nurses’ Aides and the Police Federation of Iceland.

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