Islands berühmtester Demonstrant ist tot

Helgi Hóseasson, aka „Islands Demonstrant“ starb am vergangenen Sonntag in einem Pflegeheim in Reykjavík. An der Ecke von Langholtsvegur und Holtavegur, wo er mit seinen Protestschildern über viele Jahre stand, haben Menschen Blumen und Kerzen aufgebaut.

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Iceland’s Protestor Remembered

Helgi Hóseasson, a.k.a. “Iceland’s Protestor,” died at the Grund nursing home in Reykjavík on Sunday at 89. People have placed candles and flowers where Hóseasson used to stand with his protest signs, on the corner of Langholtsvegur and Holtavegur.

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Iceland Ties Norway 1-1 in Football

The game between Iceland and Norway in men’s football on Laugardalsvöllur stadium in Reykjavík on Saturday ended with a draw, 1-1. This was Iceland’s final game in qualifying round for the 2010 Football World Cup in South Africa.

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More than 1,000 Icelanders Move Back Home

Since the economic crisis hit Iceland last fall, mass emigration has often been reported on in the local media. However, during the first half of 2009, 1,131 Icelandic citizens moved to Iceland from foreign countries—a similar number as the year prior.

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