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Nature & Travel

Energy Boss Warns: Dam or Run Out of Electric

Iceland needs to orient its framework agenda on energy production in a way that not only considers the impacts of damming more of the highlands, but also the impacts of running out of electricity. So says head of marketing and business development at power company Landsvirkjun.

Politics

Prime Minister Eats More Cake

Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson still has cake on his mind. In an interview on eyjan.is he said that he had recently begun a physical fitness program and when he was offered a cake in parliament, he had to have half a piece.

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Politics

Prime Minister Eats More Cake

Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson still has cake on his mind. In an interview on eyjan.is he said that he had recently begun a physical fitness program and when he was offered a cake in parliament, he had to have half a piece.

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Culture

Nature and Travel

Stunning Video of Icelandic Landscape

Among the hundreds or thousands of Iceland-related videos uploaded to the internet by tourists every year, it is hard to know which are worth your precious time.

Eruption

New Highland Road Will Avoid Volcanic Lava

A new road will be marked out this summer near to the site of the Holuhraun volcanic eruption. The driving track will replace the old route which was lost under the lava.

Society

Ten Graduate from UN Gender Equality School

The United Nations’ International Gender Equality Studies Diploma Program, hosted at the University of Iceland, today graduated its third class, consisting of five men and five women from Iceland, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda and Palestine.

Sport

Top Striker Quits Club

Pape Mamadou Faye, the striker for Víkingur in Iceland’s top flight of football, the Pepsi League, has unexpectedly quit.

Sci & Tech

EVE Online Players Helping Nepal

Players of EVE Online, the online multiplayer role playing game from Icelandic company CCP, have collected over USD 68,000 so far to help the Red Cross in earthquake relief work in Nepal.

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