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Pool rules.

Pool Sign Suggests Washing with Soup

A new sign in the women’s locker room at Laugardalur swimming pool in Reykjavík instructs guests to “wash with soup without yor bathing suit” before entering the pool.

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Report Reveals Abuse of Disabled at Institution

A report published yesterday sheds light on the harsh and inhumane treatment of children who stayed at Kópavogshæli, an institution for the disabled, which was operated in Kópavogur, Southwest Iceland, from 1952 to 1993.

Police car

Fatal Borehole Accident Investigated

The Suðurnes Police Department is investigating the accident in Reykjanes on Friday, in which a man was killed when gases from a borehole were carried into the water supply of the building where he slept.

Search for Birna Brjánsdóttir.

New Search for Clues in Murder Case

Rescue workers searched in vain yesterday afternoon for clues near the site where Birna Brjánsdóttir’s body was found on January 22, on the south coast of Reykjanes peninsula.

Memorial march for Birna Brjánsdóttir.

Thousands March in Birna’s Memory

Thousands of people marched down Laugavegur in downtown Reykjavík on Saturday to remember Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman, whose body was found in Reykjanes just over a week ago.

Birna Brjánsdóttir

Thousands Plan to March in Memory of Birna

More than 4,200 people are planning to attend a memorial gathering in downtown Reykjavík tomorrow afternoon for Birna Brjánsdóttir, the 20-year-old Icelandic woman whose body was discovered in Reykjanes last Sunday.

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