Reykjavík Landmark Perlan for Sale

perlan-summer_pkPerlan (“The Pearl”), the glass dome on top of six tanks Öskjuhlíd in Reykjavík, one of the capital’s main landmarks, has been advertised for sale by its owner, Reykjavík Energy (OR), which is owned by the City of Reykjavík to the most extent.

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Race in Capital Region Ends with Crash

traffic-rvk_psThe driver of a car who lost control and crashed into a lamppost at Hafnarfjardarvegur in the capital region last night got away with minor injuries but the car is severely damaged. Eyewitnesses described how the man had been racing with another car.

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Isländisches Land in chinesischer Hand?

jokulsargljufur_psSeit zwei Wochen diskutieren die Isländer in Presse und Blogs leidenschaftlich über einen Grundstücksverkauf im Norden Islands. Seit vergangener Woche beschäftigt sich auch die internationale Presse, Financial Times, BBC, Spiegel etc. mit dem Thema.

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Katla bebt beständig

myrdalsjokull-katla_psDie seismische Aktivität in dem Vuklan Katla, der unter der Eiskappe des Mýrdalsjökull-Gletschers liegt, ist häufiger geworden. Die Sensoren registrieren gegenwärtig regelmässig Serien kleiner Beben, die letzte grössere am vergangenen Samstag.

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Possible Delay of EU-Iceland Talks on Agriculture

kyr_psThe part of the membership talks between Iceland and the European Union which has to do with agricultural affairs might be delayed by a few months because the chairman of the respective negotiation committee has allegedly not been given the authority to work towards a plan on adjusting Icelandic agricultural affairs to those of the EU.

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