Dogs Attack and Kill Tens of Sheep

sheep_psAround ten ewes and 20 lambs were killed by two Boxers near Thórdarkot in Eyrarbakkahreppur municipality in south Iceland on Thursday. The owner, Sigurdur Nilssen, shot and killed the dogs as soon as he got to the scene.

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Prison Chief Suspected of Embezzlement

icelandickrona_ipaGeirmundur Vilhjálmsson, former chief of the prison Kvíabryggja, is currently under investigation on suspicion of more than 40 cases of embezzlement of funds and other valuables belonging to the prison. The investigation is in its final stages.

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Bishop of Iceland Sorry for Reaction to Sex Offenses

bishopkarlsigurbjornsson_psBishop of Iceland Karl Sigurbjörnsson apologized at a Church Convention today for the instances in which he is criticized in a report recently published by the Church Convention Investigative Commission. The report covers sex offenses committed by former late Bishop Ólafur Skúlason and the National Church’s and current bishop’s reactions to them.

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Reykjavíker Literaturfestival mit Herta Müller

books_psDie aus Rumänien stammende deutsche Schriftstellerin Herta Müller und der indische Bestsellerautor Vikas Swarup, der für seinen Roman Q&A (auf Deutsch: Rupien! Rupien!) weltberühmt wurde, werden unter anderen Gäste auf dem zehnten jährlichen Internationalen Literaturfestival in Reykjavík sein, das vom 7. bis 11. September stattfindet.

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