Government Shaken after Protest? (Photos)

althingi_motmaeli_2_jbPolice say that more people than ever before flocked to Austurvöllur in the center of Reykjavík to protest. Many people came to voice their dissatisfaction over the government’s inability to get the economy moving and to solve the problems of those who are in debt after the October 2008 crisis.

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Trials Could Wipe Out Iceland’s Icesave Debt

icesave-logoCourt cases currently being tried by the winding-up committees of the defunct Icelandic banks Glitnir and Landsbanki could have significant importance for the Icelandic nation regarding the debt accumulated because of the repayment of Landsbanki’s Icesave deposits in the UK and the Netherlands.

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New Weekly Published in Iceland

frettatiminn-cover-011010A new weekly newspaper, Fréttatíminn (“The News Hour”), was published for the first time on Friday. The newspaper is owned by the publishing house Midopna Ltd. and edited by Jón Kaldal, the former editor of Fréttabladid daily and a former editor of Iceland Review.

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