Fangquote für Lodde drastisch erhöht

steingrimurj-althingi-280910_pkIndustrie- und Innovationsminister Steingrímur J. Sigfússon gab letzte Woche seine Entscheidung bekannt, die Fangquote für Lodde (Kapelin) um weitere 120.000 Tonnen zu erhöhen, wie es das isländische Meeresforschungs-Institut vorgeschlagen hatte.

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Teen Gets Five Years for Attempted Murder

reykjanes-lava-field_psReykjanes District Court gave an 18-year-old a five-year non-suspended prison sentence on Wednesday for having stabbed his father’s partner multiple times with a knife in her apartment on April 21, 2012. The woman was severely injured but surgery saved her life.

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Evakuierung in West-Island

policecar_psVorgestern wurden aus Sicherheitsgründen zwei Wohnhäuser in der ländlichen Region Hvalfjarðarsveit in West-Island evakuiert. Anschließend trafen die Spezialeinheit des Polizeichefs von Island und das Bombenräumkommando der Isländischen Küstenwache ein, die Sprengstoff, der sich in einem Container vor einem der Häuser befand, entfernten.

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Footballers Break into Swimming Pool, Lose Cup

swimmingpoolak_psReykjavík sports club Leiknir became Reykjavík Champion for the first time on Monday. They celebrated into the night—at least that’s what employees of security firm Öryggismiðstöðin concluded when they found the cup Leiknir had won in the swimming pool Breiðholtslaug.

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Icelandic Parliament: Supreme Court Made a Mistake

bjorgvingsigurdsson_ipaMP Björgvin G. Sigurðsson, who chairs the Judicial Affairs and Education Committee of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, commented after the committee’s meeting yesterday that the Supreme Court of Iceland had made a mistake in its recent verdict of an assault not considered sexually-motivated.

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