Sturm fegt über West- und Nord-Island

Die Such- und Rettungsmannschaft Dagrenning in Hólmavík in den östlichen Westfjorden wurde vergangene Nacht wegen eines Sturms, der in der Gegend wütete, zur Hilfe gerufen. Trampoline und andere bewegliche Objekte, die sich in Gärten befanden, wurden vom Sturm sonst wohin gefegt.

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Woman Lives at Iceland Airport for a Week

The police in Suðurnes, Southwest Iceland, were called to Keflavík International Airport last weekend to question a woman who had been living there for seven days. Airport workers started suspecting that the woman wasn’t just passing through because she entered the same store every day.

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Claimants of Collapsed Banks Accept Terms

The claimants of the collapsed Icelandic banks have agreed to the conditions introduced by the government of Iceland in order to guarantee economic stability when the capital controls—which have been in place since the banking collapse in 2008—will be lifted.

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Industrial Workers in Iceland Postpone Strikes

The six-day strike planned by three unions of industrial workers: Rafís, the union for electricians and electronics engineers; Matvís, the union for those working in catering and the food industry; and VM, the Icelandic Union of Marine Engineers and Metal Technicians, which was supposed to start at midnight tonight, has been postponed until midnight June 22.

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