More Kaupþing Execs Jailed

Sigurður Einarsson, former chairman of Kaupþing Bank, has today been sentenced to one year in prison in the so-called ‘big market manipulation case’ at the Reykjavík district Court. Hreiðar Már Sigurðsson was also found guilty, but was not sentenced on top of the existing prison term he is already serving following the Al-Thani case.

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Toll Booths at Seljalandsfoss?

The municipality of Rangárþing eystra plans to set up a toll booth at the car park by the famous Seljalandsfoss waterfall, though the new local plan has been delayed. The plan calls for the car park to be expanded and moved further away from the waterfall so that the area can better cope with the large number of tourists visiting.

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PM Says Pirate Party a Danger to Society

The parliamentary leader of the Pirate Party says he understands how the prime minister can be fearful of the Pirate Party’s support holding so strong all the way to the next election. He says, on the other hand, that he does not understand which values would be put at risk if the Pirates won 30-40 percent support, as the PM has said he fears.

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