Icelandic Cultural History “in Crisis”

“Along the coast from Skagaströnd to Skagafjörður, 80 percent of known archaeological sites are registered as in danger or in great danger. If that is not a crisis in the nation’s cultural history, then I don’t know what constitutes a crisis,” says Eyþór Eðvarðsson, head of the Archaeological Society of Súgandafjörður.

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Nurses Remain Angry After Rejecting Pay Deal

Nurses who have quit their jobs at Landspítali hospital remain angry and say they intend to stand by their decision to leave—not least because there are plenty of jobs available for them in the other Nordic countries. Nurses yesterday rejected the pay deal offered to them by the State, by a margin of 88.4 percent.

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Bewährungsstrafe für Unfallfahrer

Der Autofahrer, dessen Fahrzeug sich im April diesen Jahres im Bezirk Biskupstunga in Südisland überschlagen hatte, ist vom Bezirksgericht Suðurland wegen fahrlässiger Tötung zu einer dreimonatigen Bewärungsstrafe verurteilt worden.

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