Grosse Musik für kleine Mäuse

musikmausEin wunderbares Weihnachtsgeschenk für Kinder jeden Alters ist das kürzlich beim Musikverlag Schott erschienene Buch „Maximus Musikus besucht das Orchester“ von Hallfrídur Ólafsdóttir und Thórarinn Már Baldursson.

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River Channel Moved to Improve New Harbor?

landeyjahofn-herjolfur-200710_psThe Icelandic Maritime Administration presented ideas on Monday on how to improve the new harbor for the Westman Islands ferry Herjólfur in Landeyjahöfn, south Iceland. The ideas include moving the river channel of Markarfljót by two kilometers, which has raised considerable controversy.

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Iceland’s Special Prosecutor Conducts 16 Raids

glitnir-headq_ipaSixteen raids were carried through at the order of Special Prosecutor Ólafur Thór Hauksson yesterday because of his investigation of five cases all related to Glitnir Bank. Jón Ásgeir Jóhannesson and six of his associates, who have been sued in New York, are all involved.

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