Hafnarfjördur Homicide: DNA Results Arrive

hafnarfjordur_pkThe investigative department of the Capital Region Police has now received the results of the analysis of biological specimens which were sent to Sweden in relation to the murder of a man in his home in Hafnarfjördur on August 15, as reported on Wednesday.

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National Power Company to Up Its Game

hydropowerplant_psLandsvirkjun, the national power company, will place more emphasis on profitable operations than on power plant construction in the coming decades. According to the company’s strategy, the revenue paid to the state will increase five-fold in 20 years.

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RÚV Awarded by European Broadcasting Union

eyjafj-eruption01_bbThe news room of Icelandic national broadcaster RÚV received this week the EBU’s first prize for news reporting in 2010 for its coverage of the volcanic eruptions in Fimmvörduháls and Eyjafjallajökull in the spring and the economic collapse in Iceland.

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No Solution at Household Debt Meeting

iceland-film06The main parties of interest in the household debt debate met for two hours at the Culture House in Reykjavík yesterday to discuss the calculations of the government’s task force on household debts. The talks led to no conclusion.

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Iceland Thought Iraq Invasion Support List Confidential

davidoddsson3_ipaFormer Prime Minister of Iceland Davíd Oddsson and Foreign Minister Halldór Ásgrímsson were unaware as to the purpose of the list of the “coalition of the willing”—nations supporting the US-UK invasion of Iraq in 2003. The publication of the list came as a surprise; they thought it would be confidential.

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