Day: June 9, 2009
Fast 900 Menschen protestierten gestern auf dem Austurvöllur Platz vor dem Parlament in Reykjavík gegen die vereinbarte Verpflichtung Islands gegenüber den Icesave Geschädigten der Landsbanki Bank.
A group of Icelandic and foreign divers cleaned the thermal chimneys on the ocean floor of Eyjafjördur fjord in north Iceland last weekend for the upcoming diving season this summer. They are considered unique and have become a popular destination for divers.
CB Holding, which is in the majority ownership of the now state-run Icelandic investment bank Straumur-Burdarás, has taken over English football club West Ham United. The club was previously owned by former Landsbanki chairman Björgólfur Gudmundsson.
Three Icelandic oil companies, N1, Olís and Skeljungur (Shell Iceland), lowered the liter price of gasoline by ISK 12.50 yesterday, admitting that it was premature increasing the price immediately after Iceland’s parliament passed a bill on higher fuel tariffs.
The Icelandic government has earmarked loans Landsbanki has granted to its customers and are to be repaid in the next seven years to repay Icesave deposits. The loans are worth ISK 662 billion, more than half of the bank’s assets.
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