Tariffs on Alcohol, Tobacco and Fuel to Increase

Minister of Finance Steingrímur J. Sigfússon presented a parliamentary bill on increased tariffs on alcoholic beverages, tobacco, gasoline and oil yesterday. Once passed, the price of alcohol and tobacco will increase by 15 percent, the price of gas by ISK 10 per liter and of oil by five.

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Akureyri Big Band Holds Debut Concert

The Akureyri Big Band will hold its debut concert at the local venue Graeni Hatturinn tomorrow evening as part of the Akureyri International Music Festival (AIM), which takes place for the fourth time this year during the long Whitsun weekend.

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