Police Chief Starts “Crime Wave”

A “crime wave” began in Eymundsson bookstores across Iceland on Thursday which will be “crime infested” for a few weeks. Capital region police chief Stefán Eiríksson started the event by reading a chapter from his favorite suspense thriller.

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Handicraft and Design Exhibition Opens

The exhibition “Handicraft through Design,” in relation to next week’s convention “Nordic Craft and Tradition,” opens today at Gerduberg Culture Center in Reykjavík, and features the work of 34 designers, artists and handcrafters.

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Major Amphetamine Bust in East Iceland

Fifty-six kilos of amphetamine were confiscated onboard a vessel in Fáskrúdsfjördur harbor in east Iceland yesterday, a cooperation between the Icelandic police and Europol which extended to other parts of the country and the European mainland.

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