Icelandic Ministers Said to Ignore Snowden’s Plea

revealer_psNeither Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson nor Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir have responded to Edward Snowden’s request for a political asylum in Iceland, as spokesperson for Wikileaks Kristinn Hrafnsson wrote in a letter published in Fréttablaðið today.

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First Fin Whale Caught in Iceland

finwhale-kristjanl-einark_ipaThe first fin whale to be hunted in Iceland this season was killed by the crew of whaling vessel Hvalur 8 yesterday evening. The vessel, which set out yesterday along with Hvalur 9, is expected to unload the catch today.

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Iceland Airwaves 2013: Weitere Bands stehen fest

airwaves_iceland_airwaves30 Bands haben mittlerweile bekanntgegeben, dass sie beim Musikfestival Iceland Airwaves auftreten werden, das vom 30. Oktober bis 3. November in Reykjavík stattfindet. Zu den Künstlern, die bereits feststehen, gehören Midlake aus den USA, die kanadischen Musiker Sarah MacDougall und Royal Canoe.

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