Police Officer Injured after Being Hit by Car

policecar_psA police officer suffered injuries when hit by a car by a group of youngsters in Elliðaárdalur valley in Reykjavík on Monday night. The police officer was called to the valley when a resident requested assistance from the police when the group threw rocks at him outside his home in the valley.

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Aronofsky Thanks Iceland for Hospitality

reynisdrangar_psUS director Darren Aronofsky released a statement thanking his Icelandic staff for a job well done and all Icelanders for having given Noah and the film’s crew a warm welcome. He described Iceland as an “enchanting” place with a broad range of locations.

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Fifth International Theatre Festival Begins

lokal-theatre-festival-2012The fifth annual International Theatre Festival Lókal starts in Reykjavík today and lasts until Sunday, August 26. In the course of the festival, a selection of international and Icelandic artists will perform theater pieces on various stages around the capital.

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Two Fatal Accidents in Iceland

death-announcementsA man fell from a balcony on the sixth floor of a building in Lautarsmári, Kópavogur, shortly after 10 am yesterday. The man suffered critical injuries and his death was later confirmed. On Saturday evening, a 46-year-old man fell off a dirt motorbike and died from his injuries.

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