Release of New Albums in Iceland

On Monday the album Ern er vor sál will be released, with songs by sportsman and composer Ernst Fridolf Backman, who is approaching his nineties. His grandson, Thorbjörn Björnsson performs the songs on the album with assistance from his friends from the Berlin music scene.

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Business Minister Defends Iceland’s Progress

Minister of Business Affairs Gylfi Magnússon dismissed the criticism of the government’s financial advisor, Swedish banking expert Mats Josefsson, who stated at a conference in Reykjavík on Wednesday that the restoration of the country’s banking system is not being prioritized by the government.

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