Neujahrs-Schlussverkauf startet positiv

Am Samstag begannen in den Geschäften der Hauptstadtregion und in den Einkaufzentren Kringlan und Smáralind der Schlussverkauf. Die Mitarbeiter sagen, die Menschen drängten sich in den Läden und der Umsatz in den ersten Tagen sei höher gewesen als erwartet.

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Christmas Book Sales in Iceland Successful

Egill Örn Jóhannsson, managing director of publishing house Forlagid, and Pétur Már Ólafsson, a publisher at Bjartur-Veröld, are both satisfied with book sales in the 2009 Christmas season. They are also content with book sales in the entire year of 2009.

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President of Iceland Vetoes Icesave Legislation

President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson announced at a press conference which began at his residence, Bessastadir, today at 11 am that he has decided to veto the Icesave legislation passed by the Icelandic parliament on December 30 and send it to a national referendum.

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