Murder in Reykjavík

A male in his fifties who was found unconscious with serious injuries in a flat in Reykjavík yesterday died last night in hospital. He is believed to have been brutally assaulted. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

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Ministers Critical of Merger

Thorgerdur Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Minister of Education, and the deputy leader of the Independence Party believe that last week’s merger of the two energy companies Reykjavík Energy Invest and Geysir Green Energy was too hasty.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

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Police Resort to Teargas

In order to stop group fighting in Keflavík in the early hours of Sunday morning, the police resorted to the use of teargas.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

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Yoko Ono has Arrived – Ringo on His Way

Yoko One has arrived in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Iceland for the installation of her “peace column” on the island of Videy, near Reykjavík. Sean Lennon, the son of Ono and John Lennon, will be attending the ceremony as well.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

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Winter is Looming

Even though it is still only early October, many places in the North of Iceland experienced snowfall on Saturday night and Sunday morning.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

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Police Ratio Highest in Iceland

Iceland boasts the highest ratio of police officers per capita of all the Nordic countries according to a new survey. Nevertheless, a senior police official claims that more interest in the profession needs be created..

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