National Assemblies Continue in Iceland

The first National Assembly was held in Iceland in November last year, where around 1,400 people from all parts of the country met to discuss what kind of a community should emerge from the crisis. Now national assemblies are being held in different parts of the country.

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East Iceland Music Festival Awarded

The brothers Magni and Áskell Heidar Ásgeirsson received the Eyrarrós, a special recognition for an outstanding contribution to a cultural project in a rural area, yesterday for the music festival Braedslan in Borgarfjördur eystri, east Iceland.

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Fishermen Faint Due to Lack of Oxygen

Two men lost consciousness in the hold of the ship Hoffellid SU due to lack of oxygen last weekend while they were preparing to unload the catch, pearlside, in Fáskrúdsfjördur, east Iceland. One of the men was discharged from intensive care yesterday, but the other one is still being kept on a ventilator.

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Glacier Accident Will Be Investigated

The District Commissioner of Selfoss is planning to investigate the cause of the accident on Langjökull glacier on Sunday where a mother and son from Scotland on a ski-doo trip lost track of their traveling companions and were lost in a blizzard for hours.

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