Former Kaupthing Bankers To Pay Loan

kaupthinghead_ipa-sjoTwo former employees of Kaupthing bank are being held liable for a loan they took from the bank to fund stock purchases in the Kaupthing bank; the loans had previously been written-off by former CEO Hreidar Már Sigurdsson following the financial collapse of 2008.

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Eden war nicht versichert

hveragerdi_heim_23080501Die Inneneinrichtung des Gewächshauses Eden in Hveragerdi, die bei dem Brandes am vergangenen Freitag völlig zerstört wurde, war nicht versichert. Der Schaden wird auf mehrere zehn Millionen ISK geschätzt.

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Trauer und Hoffnung in Island

nordichouse_ps„Lasst uns ein Licht entzünden – Nun ist Zeit der Hoffnung, der Zukunft, der Jugend und des Friedens.“ Unter diesem Motto fand gestern im Nordischen Haus bei der Universität Island in Reykjavík eine Zusammenkunft anlässlich der Tragödie in Norwegen statt.

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Women’s U-17 in Soccer in For a Medal

football-laugardalsvollur_psThe Icelandic National Women’s Soccer Team for players 17 years old and younger will be playing in the European Women’s U-17 Championship semi-finals, held in Switzerland; they were the fourth team to qualify for the finals after Germany, France and Spain. The team will play against Spain for a spot in the championship game today at 2 pm local time in Switzerland.

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Glacial Outburst Flood in Skaftá River

heim_skaftaA glacial outburst flood commenced in Skaftá river in South Iceland today; Skaftárjökull, a valley glacier off Vatnajökull glacier east of Langisjór, a highland lake at Vatnajökull’s southwestern borders, is the source of the outburst.

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