Former Minister’s Assistant to Pay Damages

Gísli Freyr Valdórsson, former assistant to now former Minister of the Interior, Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir, has agreed to pay Evelyn Glory Joseph damages in relation to the so-called leak affair in which he leaked confidential information about her and two others to the media.

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Man Breaks Age Record in Iceland

At 105 years and 346 days old, Georg Breiðfjörð Ólafsson from Stykkishólmur, West Iceland, broke the record for the oldest Icelandic male on Saturday. The record was previously held by Helgi Símonarson from Svarfaðardalur, central North Iceland, who lived to be 105 years and 345 days. Georg will turn 106 on March 26.

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Neue Scrapie-Fälle im Skagafjörður

Auf einem dritten Hof in Nordisland sind Fälle der Scrapie-Krankheit bei Schafen bestätigt worden. Nachdem vor etwa einem Monat in Vatnsnes der erste Fall aufgetreten war, gab es vor kurzem einen Verdacht auf Víðiholt im Skagafjörður.

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