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Guðný, Eggert, Manuel and Ragna enjoying a cup of Kombucha at Frú Lauga.

Icelandic Kombucha hits the market

The ultimate new age hipster drink Kombucha is now becoming popular in Iceland, and there's even an Icelandic Kombucha called Kombucha Iceland.

Guðný, Eggert, Manuel and Ragna enjoying a cup of Kombucha at Frú Lauga.

Icelandic Kombucha hits the market

The ultimate new age hipster drink Kombucha is now becoming popular in Iceland, and there's even an Icelandic Kombucha called Kombucha Iceland.

Keilir Academy is named after Mount Keilir, an extinct volcano on the Reykjanes peninsula, home to the academy.

Keilir Academy in South Iceland offers preliminary University Studies in English    

The Keilir Academy situated in Reykjanes, South Iceland, now offers Preliminary University Studies in English. The programme offers individuals who haven't finished college or secondary education access to university programmes in Iceland.

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Thomas Møller Olsen covering his face from photographers at the Reykjanes district court today.

Murder trial: Police deny putting pressure on suspects

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen was ruled out as suspect in the case of the murder of Birna Brjánsdóttir for a number of reasons, one of them being that none of Birna's DNA was found on his clothing whereas DNA was found on Thomas Olsen's clothing. The policeman in charge of the interrogation denies that any pressure was put on the suspects to confess to a crime.

Eyrin in Borgarfirði eystri.

Borgarfjörður eystri: "Nothing remains but a bank"

The only convenience store in the village of Borgarfjörður eystri in Iceland’s Eastern Region will close on the 1st of September. The managers of the store, Eyrin, say that they can’t continue their business while losing money. Villagers say this is a great loss for the community as the next store is 70 kilometers away.

Nikolaj Olsen at the Reykjanes district court this morning.

Key witness tells a very different story in Birna murder trial

Nikolaj Wilhelm Herluf Olsen, fellow crew member of Thomas­ar Møller Ol­sen who stands accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir in January, testified to a completely different version of events to the one described by Olsen.

Hlemmur Mathöll is the new food hall at Hlemmur square, a former bus terminal.

Hlemmur food hall opens and it's a raving success

Thousands of people visited the new Hlemmur mathöll food hall this weekend.

Olsen says it's impossible that he hurt Birna in any way

When Thomas Møller Olsen was cross examined by his defandant just before noon he says that he did not hurt Birna Brjánsdóttir.

The hearing took place this morning at the Reykjanes district court.

Birna murder trial: "Suddenly this girl entered the car"

Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttir, has just made his testimony at the Reykjanes district court and his story has completely changed.

Thomas Møller Olsen at court this morning.

Main hearing in Birna murder case begins

The main hearing in the case against Thomas Møller Olsen, accused of murdering Birna Brjánsdóttitr in January and dumping her body in the ocean began this morning at 9.15.

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