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Amphibious vehicle, Jökulsárlón.

Widower Criticizes Lax Safety at Jökulsárlón

The widower of a woman who died in an accident at Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland two years ago said that while he feels some sympathy for the captain of the amphibious vehicle that ran over his wife, safety precautions at the lagoon were totally lacking.

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MP Suggests Calling Emergency Line to Disarm Police

Andri Þór Sturluson, member of parliament for the Pirate Party, took to Facebook in order to encourage those who are against the arming of Icelandic police officers to call the national emergency hotline (112) whenever they see suspicious, armed men, whoever they may be.

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Speeding with Injured Cat

The Reykjavík Metropolitan Police received notice last night that a cat had been run over in the eastern part of the city, but supposedly survived.

Color Run.

Armed Police Raise Concerns

Reykjavík’s third annual Color Run—an untimed, 5K family fun run for charity—was supervised this year by armed members of Iceland’s Special Forces unit, Vísir reports.

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Capital Police Chief Harassed Officer

A workplace psychologist, appointed by the Ministry for the Interior to investigate a policeman’s complaint against capital region police chief Sigríður Björk Guðjónsdóttir, has concluded “beyond all doubt” that her behavior constituted abuse. It was not workplace bullying, however, but rather...

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Suspect Charged with Birna’s Murder

Thomas Møller Olsen, a 25-year-old Greenlander and crew member of the trawler Polar Nanoq, has been charged with the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman who disappeared in Reykjavík on January 14.

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Woman Found, Man Still Missing

Anna Nicole Grayson, the 29-year-old woman, who was reported missing on March 13, has been found, as the Reykjavík Metropolitan Police reported yesterday. However, no progress has been made in the search for 26-year-old Artur Jarmoszko, who went missing on March 1.

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