Fluctuating Lava Flow in Holuhraun

The volcanic eruption in Holuhraun continues to be strong, although its productivity has decreased from mid-September. The activity is similar to what it has been in the last two weeks but the lava flow is more fluctuating.

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Leak Affair: Interior Minister to Resign Today

Minister of the Interior Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir will step down today, as reported just now. According to the sources of national broadcaster RÚV, the minister is planning to take a break from politics and return to parliament in January. It’s unclear who will replace her.

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200 Meter Gletschergang fertig

Das geplante Projekt eines begehbaren Gletschers in Island nimmt Gestalt an: ein etwa 200 Meter langer Tunnel, der sich an einer Stelle teilt und wieder zusammenführt, ist im Langjökull im westisländischen Hochland inzwischen fertig gestellt worden.

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MP Wants Changes to Icelandic Flag Law

MP for the Progressive Party Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir would like the law on displaying the Icelandic flag changed. “I’m suggesting that the flag could be up, for example, during the summer, the brightest time of year,” she told Bylgjan radio on Wednesday, adding that she would like the flag to be more visible.

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