Bald neuer Isländischer Geisterfilm

Die Isländische Produktionsfirma Pegasus hat vergangene Woche die Filmrechte an Gardurinn (dt.: Der Garten), einer Geistergeschichte für Jugendliche von Gerdur Kristný, erworben. Regie wird Reynir Lyngdal führen, und die Arbeiten am Drehbuch beginnen in Kürze.

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Pipe Bomb Victim Dies

A 23-year-old man who was seriously injured in an explosion from a pipe bomb on January 19 died from his injuries on Thursday night last week. He lived with his parents in Hveragerdi, south Iceland, was unmarried and had no children.

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Three Nations Mentioned as Icesave Mediators

Germany, France and Norway are being considered as mediators in the Icesave dispute between Iceland, the UK and the Netherlands, as Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet reported yesterday. Einar Karl Haraldsson, information officer at the Icelandic Prime Ministry, dismisses such claims.

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Iceland Beats Denmark by Five Goals

The Icelandic men’s team in handball beat Denmark by five goals, 27-22, in the European Championship in Linz, Austria, on Saturday. The victory pushed Iceland to the top of their group in the preliminary round and guaranteed continued competition.

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