Mann nach Teenagerüberfall verurteilt

children-people-laugard_pkDas Bezirksgericht in Reykjavík verurteilte am Mittwoch den 23-jährigen Ódinn Freyr Valdimarsson zu drei Jahren Gefängnis, weil er im vergangenen Oktober ein 16-jähriges Mädchen im Laugardalur Park überfallen hatte. Er muss überdies 1 Million ISK (8,600 USD, 6,200 EUR) Schmerzensgeld an das Opfer zahlen.

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Björk to Premiere Biophilia in Manchester

bjork-sugarcubes_ipa-thokIcelandic singer-songwriter Björk will be among artists performing at the Manchester International Festival (MIT) next summer. She will premiere her show (and album) Biophilia in Campfield Market Hall, which will be her first performance in the UK in three years.

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Men Continue to Try to Lure Kids into Car

policecar_psTwo men in a black car tried to lure two boys from the elementary school Engjaskóli in Reykjavík’s Grafarvogur district into their car on Wednesday. The boys refused and school authorities notified parents of the incident, asking them to be on the alert.

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