Ministers Request Lower Salaries

Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde has submitted a letter to the wage council, which handles salaries for officials, and requested a five to 15 percent decrease in salaries for everyone whose wages are decided by the council.

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Arrest of Demonstrator Protested

Almost 500 protestors assembled outside the police station in Reykjavík on Saturday, following the organized demonstrations, to demand that their fellow demonstrator, who had been arrested the previous day, be set free.

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