Forty workers fall ill

Forty workers at Kárahnjúkar dam in Iceland’s eastern highlands suffered from diarrhea and vomiting on Friday after having consumed food and drink from open containers inside the tunnels where they were working.

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Cause of fire unclear

The investigation into the cause of the fire in downtown Reykjavík on Wednesday resumed this weekend and its cause is still unclear. Police are looking into all possible scenarios.

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Iceland to receive 30 refugees

The Icelandic Refugee Committee has decided to accept 30 refugees this summer from Colombia. The group will consist of women and children on behalf of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) project “Women at Risk.”

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