Join Valur Grettisson, Editor-In-Chief of the Reykjavík Grapevine for a newscast from Grótta, west of Reykjavík – in some crazy winds!
The biggest news in Iceland today is concerning changes to Covid restrictions. Masks are not obligated at all anymore, social restrictions have gone from 500 to 2000, and most importantly bars can be open till 01:00.
In other news, a report about relative poverty in the OECD countries has revealed that Iceland has the smallest gap between the rich and poor.
Finally, we look to volcanos: there’s a lot of evidence to suggest Askja is preparing for an eruption. It’s only a matter of time until it goes off.
Newscast supported by Einstök Beer
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