Erhöhte Sicherheit im Hvalfjördur-Tunnel

hedinsfjardargong_ps57 automatische Überwachungskameras wurden im Tunnel unter dem Walfjord, nördlich von Reykjavík, angebracht, zusätzlich zu den 24 bisherigen. Die Massnahmen wurden getroffen, nachdem Deutsche Sicherheitsexperten im ADAC-Tunneltest 2010 harsche Kritik am Sicherheitsstandard des Tunnels geübt hatten.

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Capelin Season Begins in Iceland

capelin_ipaThe first capelin caught in Iceland this season was unloaded by Börkur NK in Neskaupstadur, east Iceland, yesterday evening. The capelin season is in for a successful start; nothing had been caught this time last year.

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Icesave Dispute Resolved This Week?

johannasig-althingi-280910_pkPrime Minister Jóhanna Sigurdardóttir said in her speech at the Althingi parliament yesterday that she hopes an agreement with British and Dutch authorities on how to proceed regarding the repayment of the Icesave deposits will be at hand in a few days.

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