Icelanders to Aid Faroese after Storm

faroe-kvivik_ipa-hsThe Icelandic government agreed at its cabinet meeting on Tuesday to support the Faroese search and rescue services with ISK 6 million (ISK 50,000, EUR 38,000) following the fierce storm which hit the Faroe Islands last month, causing considerable damage.

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Norway Crushes Iceland in Handball World Cup

hrafnhildurskuladottir_valurThe Icelandic national team in women’s handball lost against Norway by 13 goals, 14-27, in the World Championship in Brazil yesterday. To qualify for the 16-team playoffs Iceland needs at least one and preferably two points in the game against Germany tonight.

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Geklauter Weihnachtsschmaus

policecar_psZwei Männer füllten am Montagabend im Supermarkt Krónan in Reykjavíks Nachbarstadt Kópavogur einen großen Einkaufswagen mit festlichem Essen, vor allem Fleisch, und flüchteten ohne zu bezahlen mit den Waren aus dem Laden.

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Free Concerts and Culture Events in Reykjavík

olafurarnalds_imxKEXmas will be celebrated throughout December, a series of free concerts and cultural events hosted by KEX Hostel. Ólafur Arnalds will play at the hostel on Vesturgata 17 in Reykjavík tonight and gogoyoko.com and Mammút will hold a free party and concert at Hressó tomorrow.

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Chinese Investor’s Rep Meets Industries Committee

althingishus_psHalldór Jóhannsson, spokesperson for the Chinese investor Huang Nubo in Iceland, appeared before the Icelandic parliament Alþingi’s Industries Committee yesterday, following the interest expressed by Minister of Industry Katrín Júlíusdóttir in seeking other means for Huang to invest in Iceland.

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