An Icelandic Photographer Shows Stunning Eruption Pictures

One of the many photographers who have explored the eruption at Fimmvörduháls is Chris Lund an Icelandic photographer in his thirties. He is the son of Mats Wide Lund, one of the best known Icelandic photographers. Mats travelled around the country in an airplane and his collection of areal photos of farms is of historic importance in Iceland.

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Deutsche Bank Investigates Former Landsbanki’s Principal Players

According to Ríkisútvarpid the German banking giant Deutsche Bank is now investigating the actions of the owners and managers of Landsbanki prior to the October 2008 collapse to see if any laws were broken. The station claims the investigation aims at finding out whether those involved might be prosecuted in either Iceland or Germany and some lost money recovered.

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Icesave-Discussions to Start Again?

There are some indications that the governments of the UK and Holland may be ready to start negotiations with the Icelandic negotiations committee as early as next week. Bjarni Benediktsson, Chairman of the Independence Party, the opposition leader, said that the governments have said that they may fall from the one-sided conditions that they set for continued negotiations with Iceland.

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Icelandic Volcanic Outburst goes 100 Meters into the Air. Video

The eruption in Fimmvörduháls seems to be stable. The dreaded Katla, a much bigger and more dangerous volcano, shows no signs of waking up. A Katla eruption would start major floods on the southern coast and might put many farms and the village of Vík in danger. A Katla eruption could also have very serious consequences for flight routes across the Atlantic.

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Analysis: Is Holland Preparing for Political War Against Iceland?

When a group of Greenpeace activists easily slipped past the security at Rotterdam harbor on Thursday morning, they had only one target in mind: A ship containing some containers from Iceland to Japan. The group chained themselves to the mooring ropes of the container ship NYK ORION, which had meat from 13 fin whales onboard in seven containers. Greenpeace called on the authorities to seize the containers.

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