Icelandic Króna Could Strengthen in Spring

The ISK could get stronger in the spring, says a report from the Analytical Department of Íslandsbanki bank. The report states that improving international economy, recovering domestic economy and increased trust of domestic and foreign investors in the country’s economy, financial system and the ISK could strengthen the ISK.

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Appearance of Enslaved Girl Changed

One Icelander and five Lithuanians have been charged by the State Prosecutor for enslaving a Lithuanian girl who was forced into prostitution in Lithuania and then forcefully moved to Iceland for the same purpose. Before she was moved to Iceland her hair was cut and colored and her documents forged.

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Full Moon For Fireworks

Icelanders will enjoy a clear sky, blue moon and calm weather tonight when they celebrate the New Year with fireworks and bonfires around the country, reports Fréttabladid today.

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Analysis: ICESAVE Bill Passed With Narrow Majority

Althingi parliament passed the Icesave bill with a narrow majority, late last night after a hard, day-long debate. As 33 MP’s voted yes to the bill, 30 were against, someone shouted “treason” in the auditorium, reported Fréttabladid.

Two government MP’s voted against the bill, Lilja Mósesdóttir and Ögmundur

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