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Landspítali Doctor Answers Criticism

Responding to criticism voiced by the sisters of a man who seriously injured his brother-in-law on New Year’s Eve, a senior physician at Landspítali National University Hospital told RÚV that no patient seeking help is turned away from the addiction and psychiatric ward.

United Silicon, Helguvík.

Silicon Smelter Fumes Cause Concern

The United Silicon metal smelter in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland, is making the headlines again, this time after Stundin released a video of dust being released from the building in the dark of night.

Charles Gittins and Ólöf Hjálmarsdóttir.

Brit Reads to Iceland’s Elderly

Charles Gittins from the UK takes part in the Icelandic Red Cross’ program where volunteers visit members of the community who are at risk of social isolation. Charles has become a good friend to 103-year-old Ólöf Hjálmarsdóttir, to whom he reads out loud in Icelandic.

Pétursey.

Four Buses off Road in South Iceland

One bus rolled over on Ring Road one, by Pétursey (west of Vík í Mýrdal) in South Iceland just before noon, and three other buses skidded off the road in that area.

Road closed.

Ring Road in Southeast Closed

The Icelandic Road Administration has closed the Ring Road between Lómagnúpur, south of Vatnajökull glacier, in the west to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon in the east.

Greenland, Kulusuk.

Kulusuk Kids Get Icelandic Christmas Presents

Yesterday, members of the chess club Hrókurinn (the Rook) and Kalak, the partnership association of Iceland and Greenland, brought all the children of Kulusuk, Greenland, Christmas presents from women in the Gerðuberg knitting club.

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