Wetterwarnung: Bitte verlassen Sie das Hochland

snowdrift-northeast_psDer isländische Zivilschutz bereitet sich auf ein Unwetter vor, welches für diesen Freitag mit heftigen Sturmböen, Starkregen und Schneefall in Gebieten, die in über 200 Meter Höhe liegen, vorhergesagt wurde. Am schlechtesten soll das Wetter im Nordwesten des Landes werden.

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Hotel Reykjavík Prison Cell

policecar_psFour drunken persons came separately to the Reykjavík police station last night and asked if they could sleep in a prison cell. The police said that ten person had stayed at the police station’s prisons cells last night, six of whom were lawbreakers.

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Icelanders Support Wind Turbines

wind_turbine_wikiMore than 80 percent of Icelanders support the construction of wind turbines for energy production, as indicated in a recent survey carried out by Capacent Gallup on behalf of Landsvirkjun, the national power company.

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Reykjavík Airport Petition Trumps Icesave

airplane-rvkairport-vatnsmyri_pkThe campaign group Hjartað í Vatnsmýrinni, fighting to keep Reykjavík Domestic Airport in its current location, has collected more than 59,000 signatures on lending.is, which exceeds the 56,000 signatures collected in protest of the Icesave agreement in early 2010.

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Iceland Awaits Further News of Syria

gunnar_bragi_sveinssonForeign Minister of Iceland Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson has stated that the Icelandic government will not support military intervention in Syria before further proof of who ordered the use of chemical weapons in Damascus has been found.

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