Third Protest in Series Targets Interior Minister

Approximately 800 people gathered on Austurvöllur square in front of the Icelandic parliament yesterday to protest against the government and specifically Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir. This is the third Monday in a row that a demonstration takes place on Austurvöllur.

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17 Jahre und mit Tempo 190 unterwegs

Die Reykjavíker Polizei hat spät am Sonntagabend einen jungen Autofahrer auf der Straße Reykjanesbraut in Reykjavík bei Tempo 196 km/h gestoppt. Erlaubt ist auf der Strecke 80 km/h. Der erst 17-jährige Fahrer musste seinen Führerschein sofort abgeben.

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New Holuhraun Lava Field Keeps Expanding

The volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues with similar intensity as it has for the last two weeks. Lava continues to flow out of the lava lake in the crater to the east-southeast. The lava field now measures approximately 72 square km and is twice the size of Lake Mývatn.

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