Jón Gnarr Gets Name Approval

Comedian and former Mayor of Reykjavík Jón Gnarr has been given the green light to legally change his name. Jón has long fought to be able to change his name from Jón Gnarr Kristinsson to Jón Gnarr. Although he was christened Jón Gnarr Kristinsson, he says he has always been known as Jón Gnarr.

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Benefits Increase More than Salaries

Benefit payments in Iceland have increased more than salaries over the last year. While salaries have increased by 6.1 percent, social security payments have gone up by 10 percent during the same period, according to Tímund, the newsletter of the Icelandic Directorate of Internal Revenue.

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Wildes Campen steht zur Debatte

Der südostisländische Bezirk Hornafjörður möchte den Entwurf zum neuen Naturschutzgesetz dahingehend ändern, dass die Erlaubnis, in Ortschaften zu campen, sich nur noch auf ausgewiesene Campingplätze bezieht, berichtet visir.is

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