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Crash Survivor Posts Video

A tourist who survived a car crash in Ljósavatnsskarð, Northeast Iceland, on November 24, has posted a video on YouTube of events leading up to the crash.

One More Charge in Rape Case

The much-talked-about rape case, in which charges were filed against two men for rape in an apartment in Reykjavík, took a new turn yesterday.

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Lawyer to be Charged for Leaking Information

Jóhanna Sigurjónsdóttir, a lawyer for two young women who recently accused two men for rape in an apartment in Reykjavík, intends to charge the lawyer for one of the suspects for leaking confidential information.

Hundreds Protest Handling of Rape Cases

Hundreds of people protested in front of the Reykjavík Police station on Hverfisgata last night, following reports that police had failed to request the detention of two alleged rapists.

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Cases of Rape Cause Fury

The Greater Reykjavík Police are being harshly criticized on social media for their reaction to two charges of of rape.

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Casino Owners to Jail

This morning, the Reykjavík District Court sentenced two men and one woman to jail for running the casino Poker and Play in Skeifan, Reykjavík, between 2000 and 2012.

Murder Suspect in Custody

A man in his forties is in police custody, suspected in the killing of a man in an apartment on Miklabraut, Reykjavík, last night.

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Impostors Expelled for Theft

October 9, six men and one woman from Belarus were expelled from Iceland and barred from reentering the country, because they applied for asylum using falsified passports and stole goods worth millions of ISK.

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Strikers Protest; Police Still Ill

Members of SFR Union of Public Servants, the Icelandic Union of Nurses’ Aides and the Police Federation of Iceland planned a protest in front of government offices this morning at 9:15 to demand pay comparable to that of other government workers.

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Man Charged in Fatal Car Accident

The South Iceland chief of police has charged a man for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal traffic accident which occurred east of Meðallandsvegur by Eldhraun lava field, August 4, 2013.

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Strike Seems Imminent

Árni Stefán Jónsson, head of SFR Union of Public Servants, tells Vísir there is no chance an imminent strike will be postponed, even though the state presented a new proposal this morning.

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