Silvester im „Outback“

thorsmork-autumn_sonurpkMan kann das Isländische Hochland und die Wildnis nicht nur im Sommer bereisen. Viele Stellen sind das ganze Jahr über zugänglich, und einige Menschen werden das Neue Jahr weit entfernt von bewohnten Gegenden feiern.

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Parliament’s Prosecutor Barred from Important Data

althingi-voting-280910_pkIt appears as if Sigrídur Fridjónsdóttir, the prosecutor for the Icelandic parliament in the case against former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde, will need a court order to obtain access to a 61-page report with interviews conducted by the Special Investigative Commission (SIC) and emails sent and received by Haarde.

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Rumor Has It Progressive Party Will Join Coalition

sigmundurdavid-althingi-280910_pkIn reaction to rumors that the government has been in informal discussions with the Progressive Party, the second largest opposition party in Iceland, on joining the Social Democrat-Left-Green coalition, Sigmundur Davíd Gunnlaugsson, the party’s chairman, commented on his Facebook site that spin doctors are out of control.

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