Icelandic Strawberries Hit the Market

Strawberries from the Silfurtún greenhouses in Flúdir, south Iceland, are ripe and ready for the market. The harvest is good this year and, during the upcoming high-season, approximately half a ton of strawberries are expected to hit the stores every week.

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Landsbanki CEOs Said Iceland Would Guarantee Icesave

The then CEOs of Iceland’s Landsbanki, Sigurjón Th. Árnason and Halldór J. Kristjánsson, sent a letter to the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and the Icelandic Financial Supervisory Authority (FME) on September 23, stating that the Icelandic state would guarantee the minimum deposits in Icesave.

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Torfhof in Südisland

Der alte Torfhof Keldur im Rangárvellir, Südisland, ist diesen Sommer für Besucher geöffnet. In Keldur ist ein einzigartiges Ensemble alter Torfhäuser erhalten. Das Eingangsgebäude wurde in der ältesten Torfbauweise errichtet, die in Island bekannt ist.

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