Problems with Sewage across Iceland

akureyri-view-small_goThe sewage system in many towns in Iceland has been in a poor condition for a long time, including in Akureyri in North Iceland, the largest town outside the capital region with 17,000 inhabitants. The town’s main drain pipe is now being improved.

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Schafzüchter werden entschädigt

sheep-roundup2007_esaDer Notfallfonds für Landwirte wird die nordisländischen Schafzüchter entschädigen, die ihre Schafe in großer Zahl im Schneesturm im September in den Bergen verloren haben. Sie sollen auch Spendengelder erhalten.

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Kein Islandpullover im Parlament

icelandic-sweater02_jkDer Parlamentssprecher des Alþingi findet es „respektlos“, während einer Parlamentssitzung den traditionellen isländischen Lopapeysa, den Wollpullover, zu tragen und wies letzte Woche drei Parlamentarier an, ihre Pullover auszuziehen.

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Gang of Thieves Caught in Iceland

policecar_psA gang of thieves was uprooted by Suðurnes police on Friday. A significant amount of loot has been confiscated. Two men in their thirties and forties were arrested as part of the investigation earlier this month and placed under custody but have since been released.

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