Teens Wreck Cars in Reykjavík Suburb

Four young men aged 16-22 were arrested in Breiðholt, a suburb of Reykjavík, on Friday on suspicion of having damaged more than 20 cars. The suspects had to remain in custody while being questioned; Reykjavík Metropolitan Police are investigating the case.

Continue reading

Keine Haustiere mehr für Behinderte

​Behinderte die in Wohnungen des isländischen Behindertenwerkes wohnen, müssen einer neuen Regel zufolge ihre Haustiere abschaffen. Der isländische Tierschutzbund verurteilte dieses Vorgehen in einem Brief an die Geschäftsleitung des Wohnungsfonds Brynja innerhalb des Behindertenwerkes.

Continue reading

Touristen nach Unfall außer Lebensgefahr

Die beiden Touristen, die am vergangenen Samstag nach einem Autounfall zwischen dem Seljalandsfoss und Hvolsvöllur vom Hubschrauber ins nationale Universitätskrankenhaus Landspítali gebracht werden mussten, sind von der Intensivstation auf die Normalstation verlegt worden.

Continue reading

Strike Leads to Shortage of Meat in Iceland

Hundreds of tons of imported meat are being stored at the docks in Sundahöfn in Reykjavík but cannot be moved on to meat processing plants because veterinarians are on strike. Slaughtering of most Icelandic animals has also come to a halt. If the strike continues, there will be no more ground beef or frozen chicken in stores next week.

Continue reading

Pirates Protest Destruction of Furniture

Representatives of the Pirate Party protested yesterday the destruction of furniture which have been used in Reykjavík City Hall for years. It turned out that the furniture which the city had bought in good faith were replicas of Cassina sofas designed by Le Corbusier.

Continue reading