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Reykjavik: Parents asked to pick up younger children from school due to storm

The Reykjavik fire department and the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police are asking parents and guardians of younger children to pick them up after 4 pm today from school or after school activities instead of letting them walk by themselves due to the weather.
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Reykjavik: Parents asked to pick up younger children from school due to storm

The Reykjavik fire department and the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police are asking parents and guardians of younger children to pick them up after 4 pm today from school or after school activities instead of letting them walk by themselves due to the weather.

Storm in South and West Iceland this afternoon

This afternoon and evening a storm will hit South and West Iceland. A yellow weather warning has been issued for the capital area, Faxaflói, Breiðafjörður and the central highlands.
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Storm in South and West Iceland this afternoon

This afternoon and evening a storm will hit South and West Iceland. A yellow weather warning has been issued for the capital area, Faxaflói, Breiðafjörður and the central highlands.

Storm in Reykjavik expected at 5 pm

Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow storm warning for the capital area today beginning at 5 pm and going onwards into the evening. People are urged to take great care and to secure loose objects outside.
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Storm in Reykjavik expected at 5 pm

Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow storm warning for the capital area today beginning at 5 pm and going onwards into the evening. People are urged to take great care and to secure loose objects outside.

Reykjavik: Parent's asked to pick up younger children from school due to storm

The Reykjavik fire department and the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police are asking parents and guardians of younger children to pick them up after 4 pm today from school or after school activities instead of letting them walk by themselves due to the weather.
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Reykjavik: Parent's asked to pick up younger children from school due to storm

The Reykjavik fire department and the Reykjavik Metropolitan Police are asking parents and guardians of younger children to pick them up after 4 pm today from school or after school activities instead of letting them walk by themselves due to the weather.

New geothermal pool opened at Langisandur beach in Akranes

A new manmade hot geothermal pool was opened at Langisandur beach by the town of Akranes in West Iceland today. The pool is called Guðlaug, which is both a woman's name or can mean "the pool of god."
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New geothermal pool opened at Langisandur beach in Akranes

A new manmade hot geothermal pool was opened at Langisandur beach by the town of Akranes in West Iceland today. The pool is called Guðlaug, which is both a woman's name or can mean "the pool of god."

Person who made Klaustur bar recording goes public

Newspaper Stundin revealed today the identity of the person who made the recording at Klaustur bar of six MP's that has caused a scandal within Icelandic society. She's a disabled gay woman called Bára Halldórsdóttir who says she began recording wh
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Person who made Klaustur bar recording goes public

Newspaper Stundin revealed today the identity of the person who made the recording at Klaustur bar of six MP's that has caused a scandal within Icelandic society. She's a disabled gay woman called Bára Halldórsdóttir who says she began recording when the MP's began to make loud crude comments about minority groups and women.

Storm warning for today - road closures in South East Iceland

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Iceland Met Office for many parts of Iceland today and there will be disruption to communications in some areas. The route no.1 beneath the Eyjafjöll mountains has been closed due to the storm.
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Storm warning for today - road closures in South East Iceland

A yellow weather warning has been issued by the Iceland Met Office for many parts of Iceland today and there will be disruption to communications in some areas. The route no.1 beneath the Eyjafjöll mountains has been closed due to the storm.

Man charged with holding his three-year-old son over a balcony railing

The district attorney in Reykjavik has placed charges against a man for having in an "unscrupulous and serious manner" having placed his son in immense danger to his life by swinging him backwards and forwards over a balcony railing and threatening t
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Man charged with holding his three-year-old son over a balcony railing

The district attorney in Reykjavik has placed charges against a man for having in an "unscrupulous and serious manner" having placed his son in immense danger to his life by swinging him backwards and forwards over a balcony railing and threatening to drop him.

Minister of Culture calls MP's in bar recording scandal «Perpetrators of violence»

Iceland's Minister of Culture Lilja Alfreðsdóttir appeared on the Kastljós news programme tonight, speaking for the first time about her reaction to the comments made about her in bar conversation two weeks ago, recorded by a witness.
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Minister of Culture calls MP's in bar recording scandal «Perpetrators of violence»

Iceland's Minister of Culture Lilja Alfreðsdóttir appeared on the Kastljós news programme tonight, speaking for the first time about her reaction to the comments made about her in bar conversation two weeks ago, recorded by a witness.

Yellow weather alert for South and South East Iceland tomorrow

The Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for South and South East Iceland for a heavy winds especially by the Eyjafjöll mountains. Drivers, especially those driving larger vehicles are urged to take great care.
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Yellow weather alert for South and South East Iceland tomorrow

The Iceland Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for South and South East Iceland for a heavy winds especially by the Eyjafjöll mountains. Drivers, especially those driving larger vehicles are urged to take great care.

«Must have been the wheels on my wheelchair skidding»

Centre party leader Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said yesterday evening that the seal noise made at the Klaustur bar was not one of the MP's but probably a bike skidding to a halt outside the bar. His chair sound theory was proved wrong by journalists.
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«Must have been the wheels on my wheelchair skidding»

Centre party leader Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said yesterday evening that the seal noise made at the Klaustur bar was not one of the MP's but probably a bike skidding to a halt outside the bar. His chair sound theory was proved wrong by journalists. Disabled former MP Freyja Haraldsdóttir has responded on Twitter that it must have been the sound of the wheels on her wheelchair skidding.

Extreme winter cold on its way to Iceland

Snowfall is expected in many parts of Iceland, including the capital area tonight but tomorrow temperatures will plunge to well below zero, going up to -18 in some parts of the country.
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Extreme winter cold on its way to Iceland

Snowfall is expected in many parts of Iceland, including the capital area tonight but tomorrow temperatures will plunge to well below zero, going up to -18 in some parts of the country.

Former PM apologizes to disabled former MP and says seal noises were actually a chair moving

"He called to apologize and also explain to me how apparently I had misunderstood everything," says disabled activist Freyja Haraldsdóttir about a phonecall she received from leader of the Centre party, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.
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Former PM apologizes to disabled former MP and says seal noises were actually a chair moving

"He called to apologize and also explain to me how apparently I had misunderstood everything," says disabled activist Freyja Haraldsdóttir about a phonecall she received from leader of the Centre party, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson.

Bar conversation scandal could be violation of parliamentary ethics regulations

President of Parliament in Iceland, Steingrímur J.Sigfússon read a statement at Parliament today where he apologized on behalf of Parliament for the derogatory remarks made by six MP's about women, disabled people and the queer community. The matter is
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Bar conversation scandal could be violation of parliamentary ethics regulations

President of Parliament in Iceland, Steingrímur J.Sigfússon read a statement at Parliament today where he apologized on behalf of Parliament for the derogatory remarks made by six MP's about women, disabled people and the queer community. The matter is now under investigation by the parliamentary ethics regulations committee.

Crowds protest and demand resignations from the six MP's in scandalous bar recording

"I don't want shitheads at parliament," said one protestor speaking to mbl.is at a crowded but peaceful protest at Austurvöllur parliament square this afternoon in the bitter cold. Protestor demanded resignation from the MP's whose bar conver
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Crowds protest and demand resignations from the six MP's in scandalous bar recording

"I don't want shitheads at parliament," said one protestor speaking to mbl.is at a crowded but peaceful protest at Austurvöllur parliament square this afternoon in the bitter cold. Protestor demanded resignation from the MP's whose bar conversation was secretly recorded and leaked to the press. The three hour long conversation contained insults towards multiple female MP's, homophobic slurs and making fun of a disabled deputy MP.

Crowds protestand demand resignations from the six MP's in scandalous bar recording

"I don't want shitheads at parliament," said one protestor speaking to mbl.is at a crowded but peaceful protest at Austurvöllur parliament square this afternoon in the bitter cold. Protestor demanded resignation from the MP's whose bar conver
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Crowds protestand demand resignations from the six MP's in scandalous bar recording

"I don't want shitheads at parliament," said one protestor speaking to mbl.is at a crowded but peaceful protest at Austurvöllur parliament square this afternoon in the bitter cold. Protestor demanded resignation from the MP's whose bar conversation was secretly recorded and leaked to the press. The three hour long conversation contained insults towards multiple female MP's, homophobic slurs and making fun of a disabled deputy MP.

Iceland celebrates 100 years of sovereignty

Today, Iceland celebrates 100 years as a free and sovereign state. In 1918, Iceland and Denmark signed a Union Treaty, effectively freeing Iceland from Denmark. This was the culmination of nearly a century long campaign for Icelandic self-determination.
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Iceland celebrates 100 years of sovereignty

Today, Iceland celebrates 100 years as a free and sovereign state. In 1918, Iceland and Denmark signed a Union Treaty, effectively freeing Iceland from Denmark. This was the culmination of nearly a century long campaign for Icelandic self-determination.

MP in bar scandal apologizes and goes on leave from duties at parliament

Centre party MP Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson sent a statement to press last night where he says that he showed a great lack of judgment at the Klaustur bar last week, in a conversation that was recorded and made public.
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MP in bar scandal apologizes and goes on leave from duties at parliament

Centre party MP Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson sent a statement to press last night where he says that he showed a great lack of judgment at the Klaustur bar last week, in a conversation that was recorded and made public.

Grýla is alive and well in the mountains eating human sushi

"There's a rumour concerning Grýla, that she's dead and has stopped eating children. I think that's nonsense, and that she's living a great life in the mountains still eating her human sushi," says professor Terry Gunnell at the Unive
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Grýla is alive and well in the mountains eating human sushi

"There's a rumour concerning Grýla, that she's dead and has stopped eating children. I think that's nonsense, and that she's living a great life in the mountains still eating her human sushi," says professor Terry Gunnell at the University of Iceland.

Indigo to purchase WOW air

Indigo Partners and WOW air have reached a tentative agreement on the purchase by Indigo on WOW air. An announcement was sent to press last night.
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Indigo to purchase WOW air

Indigo Partners and WOW air have reached a tentative agreement on the purchase by Indigo on WOW air. An announcement was sent to press last night.

Protest in Reykjavik tomorrow demanding resignation of MP's involved in bar conversation leak

The recording of a bar conversation between MP's last week made public yesterday has caused outrage in Iceland. A protest has been organised at Austurvöllur parliament square tomorrow to demand the resignation of the MP's involved. Prime Minister Kat
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Protest in Reykjavik tomorrow demanding resignation of MP's involved in bar conversation leak

The recording of a bar conversation between MP's last week made public yesterday has caused outrage in Iceland. A protest has been organised at Austurvöllur parliament square tomorrow to demand the resignation of the MP's involved. Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir is saddened by events which will be discussed at the Speaker's Committee in Parliament.

«Shocked by what he heard»

The man who recorded the loud bar conversation by MP's at Reykjavik's Klaustur bar and who wishes to remain anonymous says he's not a particularly political person but began recording the conversation because he was shocked by what he heard.
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«Shocked by what he heard»

The man who recorded the loud bar conversation by MP's at Reykjavik's Klaustur bar and who wishes to remain anonymous says he's not a particularly political person but began recording the conversation because he was shocked by what he heard.

Recording of Middle party MP's making derogatory comments about women made public

Furore has ensued as sound recordings of MP's of the Middle Party making comments about fellow women MP's were made public by newspaper Stundin. The male MP's made crude remarks such as one woman MP not likely to make it up the primary elections b
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Recording of Middle party MP's making derogatory comments about women made public

Furore has ensued as sound recordings of MP's of the Middle Party making comments about fellow women MP's were made public by newspaper Stundin. The male MP's made crude remarks such as one woman MP not likely to make it up the primary elections because she wasn't as "hot" as last year.

Ice skating rink at Ingólfstorg opens on December 1st

The ice skating rink sponsored by telecommunications company Nova opens at 7 pm on December 1st in the Reykjavik city centre. The rink is extremely popular with children during the Christmas season.
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Ice skating rink at Ingólfstorg opens on December 1st

The ice skating rink sponsored by telecommunications company Nova opens at 7 pm on December 1st in the Reykjavik city centre. The rink is extremely popular with children during the Christmas season.

MP's apologize for misogynistic remarks recorded at Reykjavik bar last week

Four MP's from the Middle Party have released a statement of apology regarding a recording made public today in which they made derogatory comments about women MP's.
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MP's apologize for misogynistic remarks recorded at Reykjavik bar last week

Four MP's from the Middle Party have released a statement of apology regarding a recording made public today in which they made derogatory comments about women MP's.

Winds over 50 m/s in Snæfellsnes and wind speed meter knocked out in Lómagnúpur

Winds in the south western part of Snæfellsnes in West Iceland have mostly been around and over 50 meters per second since midnight last night. The wind speed meter was knocked out at Lómagnúpur in Öræfi in South East Iceland at midnight last night. The
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Winds over 50 m/s in Snæfellsnes and wind speed meter knocked out in Lómagnúpur

Winds in the south western part of Snæfellsnes in West Iceland have mostly been around and over 50 meters per second since midnight last night. The wind speed meter was knocked out at Lómagnúpur in Öræfi in South East Iceland at midnight last night. The bad weather is subsiding in West Iceland.

MP's in recorded bar conversation also made fun of disabled MP

The recorded bar conversation between MP's of the Middle Party and the People's Party that has caused a scandal today in Iceland included derogatory comments about disabled MP Freyja Haraldsdóttir. One MP made seal noises when referring to Freyja wh
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MP's in recorded bar conversation also made fun of disabled MP

The recorded bar conversation between MP's of the Middle Party and the People's Party that has caused a scandal today in Iceland included derogatory comments about disabled MP Freyja Haraldsdóttir. One MP made seal noises when referring to Freyja who suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta. "Hate speech" comments director of the national association of disabilities in Iceland, Þroskahjálp.

Icelandair Group's acquisition of WOW air cancelled

Icelandair group will not be purchasing WOW air and have cancelled a purchase agreement signed on November 5th. This was a mutual agreement by both airlines. Staff of WOW air have been asked to attend a staff meeting at 10 am this morning.
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Icelandair Group's acquisition of WOW air cancelled

Icelandair group will not be purchasing WOW air and have cancelled a purchase agreement signed on November 5th. This was a mutual agreement by both airlines. Staff of WOW air have been asked to attend a staff meeting at 10 am this morning.

All domestic flights down and several roads closed due to storm

All domestic flights are currently down and there will be no flights until noon at the first. All flights to and from Ísafjörður are down for the entire day. Many roads are impassable and route no.1 to Jökulsárlón is closed.
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All domestic flights down and several roads closed due to storm

All domestic flights are currently down and there will be no flights until noon at the first. All flights to and from Ísafjörður are down for the entire day. Many roads are impassable and route no.1 to Jökulsárlón is closed.

Icelandic oysters cause food poisoning at top notch restaurant

Infected Icelandic oysters caused food poisoning for 48 individuals at Skelfisksmarkaðurinn, a relatively new restaurant owned by succcessful tv chef and restaurant owner Hrefna Sætran. Icelandic oysters are a novelty in Iceland.
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Icelandic oysters cause food poisoning at top notch restaurant

Infected Icelandic oysters caused food poisoning for 48 individuals at Skelfisksmarkaðurinn, a relatively new restaurant owned by succcessful tv chef and restaurant owner Hrefna Sætran. Icelandic oysters are a novelty in Iceland.

Name Lady rejected by Icelandic naming committee for the second time

The Icelandic naming committee, who review all new names not on the register to be given to babies have now rejected a demand to name a baby girl Ladý. This is the second time that the given name Ladý is rejected.
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Name Lady rejected by Icelandic naming committee for the second time

The Icelandic naming committee, who review all new names not on the register to be given to babies have now rejected a demand to name a baby girl Ladý. This is the second time that the given name Ladý is rejected.

Orange weather alert for South East Iceland

The Iceland Met Office has issued an orange weather alert instead of the yellow alert for South East Iceland. The area is experiencing strong winds up to 55 metres per second near the mountains from Lómagnúpur to Höfn. Travelling in these areas is dangerou
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Orange weather alert for South East Iceland

The Iceland Met Office has issued an orange weather alert instead of the yellow alert for South East Iceland. The area is experiencing strong winds up to 55 metres per second near the mountains from Lómagnúpur to Höfn. Travelling in these areas is dangerous.

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