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Teens Wreck Cars in Reykjavík Suburb

Four young men aged 16-22 were arrested in Breiðholt, a suburb of Reykjavík, on Friday on suspicion of having damaged more than 20 cars. The suspects had to remain in custody while being questioned; Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are investigating the case.

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Guðmundur of the North answers questions.

Business

Inspired by Iceland’s ‘Human Search Engine’ on BBC

The latest tourism marketing campaign by Inspired by Iceland, a ‘human search engine,’ was covered on bbc.com on Friday. Seven different people, all men called Guðmundur or women called Guðmunda, living in the seven different regions of the country, answer questions.  

Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson

Politics

Opposition MPs Angry at PM for Having Cake

Opposition MPs were upset when Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson left the parliament’s floor in the middle of a debate yesterday, allegedly to eat cake. They accused him of being disrespectful.

Intercultural Day Reykjavík 2013

Culture

Reykjavík Multicultural Day Coming Up

The seventh Reykjavík Multicultural Day will take place this Saturday, May 9. The program kicks off at 1 pm with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja, the Reykjavík landmark church, down Laugavegur and on to the City Hall.

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Politics

Opposition MPs Angry at PM for Having Cake

Opposition MPs were upset when Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson left the parliament’s floor in the middle of a debate yesterday, allegedly to eat cake. They accused him of being disrespectful.

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Business

Inspired by Iceland’s ‘Human Search Engine’ on BBC

The latest tourism marketing campaign by Inspired by Iceland, a ‘human search engine,’ was covered on bbc.com on Friday. Seven different people, all men called Guðmundur or women called Guðmunda, living in the seven different regions of the...

Culture

Reykjavík Multicultural Day Coming Up

The seventh Reykjavík Multicultural Day will take place this Saturday, May 9. The program kicks off at 1 pm with a parade from Hallgrímskirkja, the Reykjavík landmark church, down Laugavegur and on to the City Hall.

Eruption

Holuhraun Emitted 11 Million Tons of SO2 Gas

Scientists at the Icelandic Met Office have calculated that a total of 11 million tons of sulfur dioxide (SO2) were emitted during the six-month Holuhraun eruption in Iceland’s northeastern highlands.

Society

Teens Wreck Cars in Reykjavík Suburb

Four young men aged 16-22 were arrested in Breiðholt, a suburb of Reykjavík, on Friday on suspicion of having damaged more than 20 cars. The suspects had to remain in custody while being questioned; Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are investigating...

Sport

Iceland Ties with Serbia in Handball after Win

Iceland tied with Serbia in an away game in Nis yesterday, 25-25, in the 2016 Euro Qualifier. However, Iceland won against Serbia at Laugardalshöllin stadium in Reykjavík last Wednesday, 38-22.

Sci & Tech

Westfjords Look Forward to Fewer Power Cuts

Residents of the northern Westfjords region can look forward to greater energy security next winter with this week’s formal opening of the powerful new backup generator in Bolungarvík.

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