Starbucks Eyes Iceland

coffee_02_psU.S. coffeehouse chain Starbucks might be coming to Iceland and the first steps towards entering the Icelandic market have been made. Starbucks would not comment on it but did not rule out launching operations in Iceland.

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Police Funding Cut by 25 Percent in Five Years

police_ipaFunding to the Icelandic police has fallen by ISK 2.7 billion (USD 21.3 million, EUR 16.3 million) or 25 percent since 2007. The information was revealed by the Ministry of the Interior in response to a query by MP for the Independence Party Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson.

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Fünfzehnhundert Erdbeben im November

grimsvotn-small_psInsgesamt 1.500 Erdbeben erschütterten das Land im vergangenen Monat. Laut Informationen des Isländischen Wetteramtes ereigneten sich die meisten der seismischen Aktivitäten, nämlich 750 Beben, im Eyjafjörður, wo sich ebenfalls das stärkste Erdbeben mit 3,8 Punkten auf der Richterskala zutrug.

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Nordic House Launches Christmas Calendar Concerts

nordic_house_christmas_calendarThe Nordic House is running its Christmas calendar performances again this year. As in previous years, performances take place daily at 12:34 from December 1 until December 23. The order in which the artists will perform is not revealed beforehand but rather day by day by opening a new window on the calendar.

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