Grüner April Initiative in Island gegründet

graennapril-svandis_graennaprilEine Umweltinitiative mit dem Namen „Grüner April“ (Graenn apríl) ist am Freitag im Rathaus von Reykjavík mit einer Ansprache der Umweltministerin Svandís Svavarsdóttir gegründet worden. Sie durchtrennte auch ein Band, um das Wirken der Initiative beginnen zu lassen.

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Icelander to Direct Robin Hood Play in the UK

gisliorngardarsson_psIcelandic actor and director Gísli Örn Gardarsson of the theater group Vesturport will direct the Christmas play at the Royal Shakespeare Theater, which is one of the largest and most respected theaters in the UK, this year. The play will be David Farr’s dramatization of the story of the legendary Robin Hood.

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Icelandic Bank Opens Subsidiary in the US

glitnir-headq_ipaGlacier Securities, a subsidiary of the Icelandic Bank Íslandsbanki, formerly Glitnir, obtained a permit last week to operate a financial company in the United States in a limited field. It is assumed that the company will open its office in New York this month.

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Icelandic Church Reviews Ten Sexual Offenses

church-seydisfjordur-inside_psAn investigation board established by the National Church of Iceland following accusations of sexual offenses within the church received reports on ten such cases last year, many of which occurred while the victims were children and have since become void before the law.

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