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Eyjafjallajökull 2010

Nature & Travel

Eruption Area: New Cracks in the Icecap on Bárðarbunga

Ómar Ragnarsson, a journalist and pilot, says that in his flight over Vatnajökull this afternoon he saw new cracks in the ice of Bárðarbunga. Previous fissures also seem to be widening. The earthquake activity reminds him of the Krafla eruptions which lasted for eight years from 1976 to 1984.

Politics

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.’

Business

Icelandic goat Casanova at Háafell farm

Over USD 40,000 Raised to Save Icelandic Goat

A campaign on crowd-funding site Indiegogo has raised over USD 40,000 (EUR 30,000, ISK 4.5 million), half of its target amount, in an attempt to save the last remaining commercial goat farm in Iceland.

Nature and Travel

Eyjafjallajökull 2010

Eruption Area: New Cracks in the Icecap on Bárðarbunga

Ómar Ragnarsson, a journalist and pilot, says that in his flight over Vatnajökull this afternoon he saw new cracks in the ice of Bárðarbunga. Previous fissures also seem to be widening. The earthquake activity reminds him of the Krafla eruptions...

Society

Jail in Skólavörðustígur

Breaking into Jail?

We have all heard of people trying to break out of jail, but this is a bit strange. Last night the Reykjavík police got the most unusual call. A man was seen on the roof of the old city jail on Skólavörðustígur and at first it was thought that he...

Sport

Iceland vs Bosnia Herzegovina in basketball

Icelandic Team Makes History despite Bosnia Loss

The Icelandic national team in men’s basketball are through to next year’s EuroBasket tournament for the first time in the nation’s history despite losing 70-78 to Bosnia and Herzegovina last night.

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