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Man Charged with Attempted Murder at University

A 26-year-old man has been charged by the Reykjavík District Court with attempted murder for an attack in the early hours of Sunday March 6, which took place at the student common area at the University of Iceland.

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Contractors Suspected of Human Trafficking

Foreign workers of a contracting firm under investigation for massive tax fraud, sought help at the Embassy of Poland in Reykjavík last Friday after electricity had been cut off from the building in which they resided.

Glitnir

Bank Execs Plead Innocent

Lárus Welding, former director of Glitnir Bank, and four other executives from the failed bank, have this morning pleaded not guilty to all charges as their trial begins.

Man Confesses to Arson

A man in his forties has confessed to setting fire to a building that housed an auto body shop on Grettisgata, near downtown Reykjavík.

Brazilian Drug Story Continues

The father of the 20-year-old Icelandic woman arrested in Brazil on December 26, suspected of drug smuggling, says she is a victim and that she has denied charges.

Borgartún bank robbery suspects

Bank Robbery: Getaway Car Found, Photo of Suspects Published

The white getaway car, thought to have been used by the men who robbed Landsbanki’s Borgartún branch earlier this afternoon, has been found on Barmahlíð, in the Reykjavík neighborhood of Hlíðar, a short distance from downtown, mbl.is reports. The car is a Ford Transit van with the registration...

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