MP Bank Might Still Buy SPRON Savings Bank

Although chairman of MP Bank Margeir Pétursson said on Friday that the bank had canceled its acquisition of SPRON, MP Bank CEO Styrmir Thór Bragason said on Monday that if approval is received from the Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) shortly, MP Bank will stand by its plans.

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First Day of Summer Celebrated in Iceland

The First Day of Summer will be celebrated with events for the entire family in various Reykjavík neighborhoods and all around the country. In Vesturbaer, people are invited to take part in a cultural history walk that starts at Hólavallakirkjugardur cemetery at 9:30 am.

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Today is the First Day of Summer

Today is the first day of Harpa, the summer month in the old Icelandic calendar, which is also officially the first day of summer. The holiday always falls on the first Thursday after April 18 and has been a bank holiday since 1921.

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