Views Vary on New Reykjavík City Council

Prime Minister and leader of the Independence Party Geir H. Haarde announced yesterday that he supports the new majority coalition of Reykjavík City and predicts that it will survive this term. Foreign Minister Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir disagrees.

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Iceland Exports Sea Cucumbers to China

Icelandic Chinese Products Ltd. has for the past three years been preparing exports of sea cucumbers, caught in Icelandic waters, to China. The company has now reached an agreement with a large factory in Qingdao which will process the sea cucumbers.

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Storm Floods Boat in Keflavík Harbor

Emergency services in Sudurnes region, southwest Iceland, were called out several times yesterday because of a raging storm. A 180-ton boat broke free and drifted onto the beach in Njardvík and a small boat sank in the Keflavík harbor.

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