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Mystery Illness above Iceland

Yesterday afternoon, American Airlines flight 109, en route from London to Los Angeles, turned around shortly after flying past Keflavík International Airport, because of a mystery illness onboard.

Neðstikaupstadur_isafjordur

Sun Day on Monday

For more than one hundred years, the people of Ísafjörður, the West Fjords, have celebrated Sun Day (sólardagur), January 25, the day the sun returns in town after a two-month absence.

Kári Stefánsson

More than 41,000 Sign Health Care Petition

More than 41,000 people have signed a petition demanding that Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, allocate 11 percent of the country’s annual GDP toward healthcare instead of the current 8.7 percent.

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