The blueprints indicate that the hotel will be made up of a multitude of hexagonal shapes, but the video also gives a better picture of the panorama. There will be some bungalows in the immediate vicinity.

Get a plot of land for a 180-room hotel and entertainment centre

yesterday, 17:00 GMT The municipality Ölfus and Icelandic Real Estate Ltd. have signed a letter of intent regarding planned developments at the hotel and recreation center in Hafnarvík at Leirur in Þorlákshöfn. The company has allotted land for construction for up to 180 rooms for a hotel and recreation center as well as small houses.

The underwater craft moved to the rescue boat of the Coast Guard vessel Þór before it was put under water for the search.

Examining data from the underwater search

yesterday An underwater craft was searching all night and until ten o’clock yesterday morning for Ekasit Thasaphong, which fell off the liner Sighvati GK-57 off the Garðskagi peninsula on Saturday.

Icelandic fisheries will be allocated a quota of 129 thousand tons per mackerel season next year. This picture is taken in Þórshöfn.

Agree on maximum catches in mackerel

yesterday Iceland, along with Norway, the European Union, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and the UK, has agreed that the maximum catch in mackerel next year will be 782,066 tonnes and it was signed yesterday. The maximum catch is 13 thousand tonnes fewer than this year and in accordance with the recommendations of the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) on maximum catches.

A member of staff fired because of the porn video

two days ago A member of staff at the Metropolitan Fire Brigade who was responsible for a pornographic video filmed at Skógarhlíð, the headquarters of the Fire Department, has been suspended.

Weapons that the police confiscated while investigating the case.

No charges yet in terrorist case

7 Dec It is not yet known whether charges will be brought against two men in custody on suspicion of planning terrorist acts in this country.

Skógarhlíð in Reykjavík. where the Fire Department headquarters are located.

A porn video seems to have been shot at the premises of the Fire Department

7 Dec A very strange case was all over the news yesterday regarding a pornographic video footage of Icelandic people that seemed to be shot inside of an ambulance, and a screenshot was sent to the Fire Department.

Elliðavatn seen from the air. The island where the boys got stuck yesterday can be seen there.

Boys rescued when stranded in Elliðavatn

6 Dec A pump truck and an ambulance had to be called out after several boys had waded into lake Elliðavatn yesterday and were stranded there and couldn’t get back.

The blueprint for Hvammsvirkjun is already fully designed and the only hindrance to starting the job are the permits.

Permits that take forever delay the work

5 Dec Delays in issuing a permit for the power plant for Hvammsvirkjun can delay the entire permitting process for a whole year.

Páll Geirdal, the captain and Eiríkur Bragason, the head pilot  of the Coast Guard ship Þór, were going over the search area yesterday.

Searching for a man who fell overboard

5 Dec The search for the man who fell into the sea off Garðskagi on the tip of the Reykjanes peninsula just before five o’clock Saturday has not yet been successful. Fifteen ships and boats, along with two helicopters, were participating in search operations in the area on Saturday.

Hilmar Oddsson: "What I am doing in this film is very different from what I have been doing before in my film career."

"We couldn't be happier"

3 Dec Hilmar Oddsson’s film, ‘Driving Mum’, received the Grand Prix, the PÖFF’s main-prize, at the Black Nights Film Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, last weekend. The film stars Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson and Kristbjörg Kjeld, with important roles played by Hera Hilmarsdóttir and Tómas Lemarquis. Hilmar Oddsson is the director and he also wrote the script and Hlín Jóhannesdóttir is the producer.

Hnífsdalur in the Westfjords.

Seven year old child critically injured

3 Dec A seven year old child is among those critically injured after a severe crash on Hnífsdalsvegur last night. The child and two other people were taken to hospital in Reykjavík in an air ambulance.

Einar Þór Jónsson is the director of the HIV Association in Iceland.

34 new HIV cases diagnosed this year

1 Dec “The HIV pandemic is sadly not over, and it is still stigmatized,” says Einar Þór Jónsson, the director of the HIV Association in an interview with Morgunblaðið today, but today is the International AIDS Day of the World. There are now four decades since the first person in Iceland was diagnosed with HIV.

The attack happened in Úlfarsárdalur today.

A man attacked his ex-wife with an axe

30 Nov A man attacked his ex-wife with an axe in front of Dalskóli in Úlfarsárdalur valley this afternoon. This is confirmed by Margeir Sveinsson the assistant chief police officer to mbl.is.

Salka Sól, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir, Sjöfn and Eygló.

Knitted a sweater for Zelensky

30 Nov The musician Salka Sól Eyfeld knitted an Icelandic sweater for the Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with the help of her friends. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir took the sweater to Ukraine, but she is visiting the country in the company of other ministers from Scandinavia and the Baltic Countries and they have already met Zelensky and some other members of the Ukranian Cabinet.

The face in the sky is clearly visible in this photo Lárusson took last Saturday.

A face unexpectedly appeared in the Northern Lights

29 Nov “It’s unbelievable,” says Sigurður Ó Lárusson, who is a computer programmer and lives in Burstabrekka in Hagi in the southern part of the country.

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