Feuer im Zentrum von Reykjavík

fire_goAlle in der Hauptstadtregion verfügbaren Feuerwehrleute wurden vorgesternabend in die Einkaufsstrasse Laugavegur, Hausnummer 40 gerufen, nachdem ein Passant den Notruf gewählt hatte und berichtete, er habe Feuer aus dem Dach des Gebäudes kommen sehen.

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Social Effects of Cutbacks Evaluated

oddnyghardardottir_althingiThe Budget Committee of the Althingi parliament had given the Icelandic Regional Development Institute the task of evaluating the social consequences of public service cutbacks following the economic collapse. The Budget Committee’s chair Oddný G. Hardardóttir said the evaluation marks new and well-thought-through work methods.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week in Iceland

gew-logoThe Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 15-21, kicked off in Iceland yesterday as in many other locations around the world. The goal is to encourage people to be innovative. This year a Startup Weekend will be held for the first time in Iceland at the end of the week.

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