Smelter expansion on landfill?

Alcan Iceland is looking into possibilities to expand the aluminum smelter in Straumsvík by Hafnarfjördur on a landfill in the inlet by which it stands, after Hafnarfjördur rejected Alcan’s first expansion proposal.

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Women paint the town pink

Women in Iceland celebrated the Day of Women’s Rights yesterday, marking 92 years since women in Iceland were given the right to vote. Women took a historic walk through downtown Reykjavík and wore pink for the occasion.

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Drug busts on the increase

A special street squad cooperating with the drug department of the capital region police has been successful in solving drug-related cases. The squad has already made 220 drug busts this year, more than the total number of busts last year.

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