Shrimp Processing Terminated in Akureyri

More than 20 workers will lose their jobs when Samherji ceases processing shrimp at its processing plant Strýta in Akureyri (pop. 17,000), northeast Iceland, next spring. Strýta currently employs 30 people and ten will continue working at Samerji.

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Beyoncé and Jay-Z in Iceland

American R&B queen Beyoncé Knowles and her boyfriend rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z had a stop over in Iceland on Sunday and stayed for the night at Hótel Keflavík. On Sunday evening they went to local pub Paddy’s to watch American football.

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