Deutet niedriger Wasserspiegel neuen Vulkanausbruch an?

hekla_psEin niedriger Wasserspiegel in Flüssen, Bächen und Wasserlöchern rund um den Vulkan Hekla in Südisland könnten nach Ansicht eines Anwohners ein Hinweis auf eine bevorstehende Eruption des Vulkans sein. Andere Beobachter meinen, der Wassermangel resultiere aus Trockenheit und Schneemangel in den Bergen.

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Government Confirms Easing of Healthcare Cuts

gudbjarturhannesson_althingiThe government agreed on Friday to decrease the planned cutbacks to healthcare from ISK 3 billion (USD 26 million, EUR 20 million), as originally planned according to the 2011 budget bill, to ISK 1.3 billion (USD 11 million, EUR 8 million). The plans had been loudly protested.

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Wikileaks Discussed in Icelandic Parliament

government-althingi-280910_pkForeign Minister Össur Skarphédinsson said he doesn’t know what is stated in the 290 confidential documents from the US Embassy in Iceland which Wikileaks is planning to make public on its website, in response to a request from MP Álfheidur Ingadóttir.

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