Business opportunities in development

The Icelandic Foreign Ministry has launched a project to encourage cooperation between Icelandic companies and companies in developing countries. The aim is to create a venue for public and private enterprises which creates business opportunities and sets goals for development, Morgunbladid reported.

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Reykjavík’s police want dogs for crowd control

The Reykjavík Police Force is looking at ways to utilize dogs for purposes other than seeking and finding illegal drugs. Hördur Jóhannesson, deputy sheriff, said that police in Reykjavík had been looking into using dogs to help in difficult situations like riots and to seek and find other things than drugs, Fréttabladid reported.

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Fire set to an apartment block

An apartment in a complex of fifty apartments, in Breidholt Reykjavík, was severely damaged in a fire yesterday. Police suspect someone started the fire on purpose. Other inhabitants in the complex have recently asked for the eviction of the apartment’s inhabitants.

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