New Album Dedicated to West Icelanders

Icelandic band Baggalútur released the album Sólskinid í Dakota (“The Sunshine in Dakota”) last week with songs which they composed to eleven poems written by two of the most famous “West Icelandic” poets, Káinn and Stephan G. Stephansson.

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Hells Angels Found Club in Iceland

The Icelandic motorcycle club Fáfnir has disbanded as it formally became a Hells Angels support club last week, bearing its name. Some club members are suspected of extensive fraud and the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police wants the club to be banned.

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Videoverleih in Reykjavík fiel Brand zum Opfer

Einer der beliebtetsen und bekanntesten Videoverleih-Läden Islands, Laugarásvídeó in der Strasse Dalbraut in Reykjavík, wurde Samstagnacht von einem Feuer zerstört. Bewohner des Gebäudes meldeten den Brand. Es gelang ihnen auch, unverletzt aus dem brennenden Haus zu entkommen.

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