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Day: August 18, 2009

Neue Umfrage: Zufrieden trotz Krise

Das öffentliche Gesundheitsinstitut von Island hat drei Umfragen über die Auswirkungen des Bankenzusammenbruchs durchgeführt. Danach halten sich die Isländer für fast so zufrieden wie vor der Krise.

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Baby Boom in Iceland Nine Months into the Crisis

There were just as many children born in the north Icelandic town of Húsavík in June and July—nine months after the banking collapse last fall—as during the first five months of this year. Births in Reykjavík are also approaching an all-time high.

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Police Arrest Alleged Members of Crime Circle

Two men and one woman have been sentenced to custody until Friday due to suspicion of breaking-and-entering and attempted sale of loot. The threesome may be members of a larger crime circle responsible for a wave of break-ins in the capital region.

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Minister of Finance: New Icesave Deal Not Expected

Iceland’s Minister of Finance Steingrímur J. Sigfússon said at parliament yesterday that there is no reason to think that Icelandic, British and Dutch authorities will have to renegotiate on the Icesave deposits because of the disclaimers Iceland has introduced.

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