Aurum und Nostalgia preisgekrönt

laugavegur_bvDer Schmuckladen Aurum in Bankastræti 4 mitten im Herzen von Reykjavík erhielt neulich die jährliche Auszeichnung „Njarðarskjöldurinn” der Stadt Reykjavík, als Anerkennung für ihre Dienste an Touristen in der Stadtregion.

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British Honor Icelander 70 Years Post Rescue

reydarfjordur-winter_psSeventy years after Magnús Pálsson, a farmer’s son from Veturhús in Eskifjörður, east Iceland, participated in the rescue of 48 British soldiers on January 21, 1942, who were about to die of exposure in a fierce snowstorm, the British government presented him with a letter of recognition.

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Train to Keflavík Airport Back on Planning Table

keflavikairport_ipaThe Executive Committee of the Reykjavík City Council suggested in its meeting on Thursday that the possibility of a railway connection between Keflavík International Airport and the Reykjavík metropolitan region be included in the capital’s general land use plan and capital area’s regional planning.

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Iceland Moves on to Main Group, Beats Hungary

handball-bronze-team_goThe Icelandic national team in men’s handball bounced back with a convincing victory of 27-21 against Hungary in the main round of the European Championship in Serbia yesterday. The team’s defense and goalkeeping had taken a u-turn compared to Iceland’s last game.

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New Storm Warning in Iceland

snowstorm-bakkafjordur_psThe Icelandic Meteorological Office has issued a storm warning for southwest Iceland tonight. The wind is expected to reach a speed of more than 20 meters per second. A low pressure system is set to approach the country around or shortly after midnight.

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