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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.

Akranes.

Akranes “In Shock”

The priest of Akranes says the local community is in shock after the police yesterday found a couple dead in their apartment. A memorial was held this morning at the school where the woman worked.

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.

Cannabis plant

Sort Your Garbage, Cannabis Too!

Several plastic bags, containing a large amount of waste from cannabis production, were placed in a container intended for corrugated paper in Akureyri yesterday.

American Tourists in Trouble

Police officers from Selfoss, South Iceland, came to the assistance of three American women early yesterday morning who had run into trouble in an area east of Þingvallavatn lake.

Reynisfjara

Warning Signs on Reynisfjara Beach

Today is the last day police will stand watch on Reynisfjara beach, South Iceland, following the death of a Chineses tourist, who was swept out to sea by a wave on February 10.

Ambulance

Lack of Communication Nearly Costs Life

A 65-year-old woman, who nearly died of exposure early Sunday morning because of lack of communication between a 112 National Emergency Number operator and police, was released from hospital on Monday.

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