Brim Named Best Film at the Eddas

brim-posterBrim (Undercurrent) was named Best Film at the Eddas, the Icelandic Film and Television Awards, on Saturday. The film received a total of six awards, including for Best Actress, which went to Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir.

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Four Men Attack Person with an Ax

policecar_psThe police in Selfoss, south Iceland, arrested four men on Saturday after they attacked a fifth man with an ax. The victim, who escaped with minor injuries, had been walking with a friend close to the local N1 gas station and store when the incident occurred.

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Erneutes Veto gegen Icesave-Gesetz

olafurragnar2_2011_psDer isländische Präsident Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson hat gestern auf einer Pressekonferenz angekündigt, er werde auch das neue Icesave-Gesetz nicht unterzeichnen, sondern es einem nationalen Referendum überlassen, über Annahme oder Ablehnung zu entscheiden.

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Icesave Negotiator: Possible to Take Dispute to Court

icesave-logoLárus L. Blöndal, the opposition’s representative in Iceland’s Icesave negotiation committee, said it is possible to take the Icesave dispute between Iceland, the UK and the Netherlands to court, and court procedures have in fact begun with EFTA Surveillance Authority’s letter to the Icelandic government.

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