Video: Lost Parrot Saved by Forklift

raudavatn_esaA budgie called Sky was reclaimed by its owners after extensive rescue operations involving a forklift at Hádegismóar in Reykjavík on Wednesday morning. The ten-year-old parrot had gone missing from its home in Seljahverfi in the neighboring town Kópavogur one week earlier.

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Earthquakes in Northeast Iceland

tjornes_lundey_psSeismic activity was picked up by sensors on the Tjörnes fissure zone near Kópasker in Northeast Iceland last night. A total of 50 earthquakes have hit the area since 3:30 am. The quakes come in swarms with a fairly long break in between.

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Islands First Lady reitet zum Brandenburger Tor

wm_horses_2Dorrit Moussaieff, Ehefrau des isländischen Staatspräsidenten Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, nimmt an der Eröffnungs-Zeremonie der Islandpferde-Weltmeisterschaft 2013 teil, die vom 4. bis 11. August in Berlin stattfindet. In einer Gruppe von Stafettenreiter reitet sie am Sonntag zum Brandenburger Tor.

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