Mädchen dürfen „Dornröschen“ heißen

baby_psDer Ausschuss, der in Island für die Zulassung von Vornamen verantwortlich zeichnet, hat Þyrnirós als Namen für Mädchen zugelassen. Es ist der isländische Name für die Bibernell- oder Dünenrose (Rosa pimpinellifolia), und in Island heißt die Märchenprinzessin Dornröschen so.

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Fine for ‘Shitty’ Driver

policecar_psThe police in Egilsstaðir, East Iceland, tracked down and stopped the Rubi Reisen bus driver, who had emptied the bus’ toilet on an open road near Selfoss in South Iceland earlier this week, handing him a fine.

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Dingdon Signs Contract with KR

football-laugardalsvollur_psKR Reykjavík, the winner of last year’s Iceland Cup in football, signed a contract with 18-year-old Cameroonian goalkeeper Ebenezer Francois Dingdon on Wednesday. July 31 was the last day to sign new players.

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