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February 28, 2005

Ásgrímsson Still Chair

At a meeting of the Progressive Party this Sunday, Prime Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson was reelected chairman of his party. While his support had decreased, with a vote of 82% in favour of reeelection compared with 92% two years ago.

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Flu Kills Pensioners

According to the Chief of Infectious Diseases at the National University Hospital, Haraldur Briem, the severe strain of influenza that hit Iceland this winter has caused the death of many old age pensioners.

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New Theatre Director Fires Ten Actors

New theatre director, Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, has called for a meeting at the National Theatre today where she will announce the termination of contract for ten of the theatre’s youngest actors.

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