More Tremors Below South Iceland Volcano

The seismic activity in the area around Eyjafjallajökull glacier in south Iceland, which covers an active volcano, increased again last night with a series of smaller earthquakes measured between 3:40 and 5:20 am. The largest quake was 2.6 on the Richter scale.

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Icesave Talks: No Meetings Scheduled

No negotiation meetings are scheduled with the UK and the Netherlands on the Icesave loan terms this week, according to chairman of the Independence Party Bjarni Benediktsson. However, the Icelandic committee is reviewing certain legal issues.

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Air Traffic Controllers on Strike in Iceland

A four-hour strike by air traffic controllers in Iceland began today at 7 am, which is causing delay to all scheduled flights to and from the country, as well as domestic flights. Five airplanes were supposed to depart from Keflavík International Airport between 7 and 11 am.

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