The Prime Minister has slept one Night at Home

sigmundur_presents_government_agreement_bessastadir_05_goEven though his family is all registered at Hrafnabjörg Sigmundur, now Prime Minister, has not spent much time in his new home. He has only stayed there one night. The farmer, who owns the farmhouse where the Prime Minister officially resides, plans to rent the house out this summer. This might prove interesting to tourists, who don’t often get to sleep in a Prime Ministers bed.

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From Russia with Hate?

motmaeli_vid_sendiradidThe Samtökin ’78 [society for gay and lesbian people in Iceland] protested a new law in Russia, banning “propaganda for homosexualityThe peaceful demonstration was unusual in that the protesters kissed in front of the Russian embassy

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Free Iceland Travel Guides Released

around2013_forsida_enskaThis year’s free English-language travel guide Around Iceland has been released, the 38th year in a row. The guide is also published in Icelandic and German and is distributed in 100,000 copies to the country’s most frequented tourist destinations.

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