Icelandic women in the #metoo group “Fjölskyldutengsl” (En. Family Relationships) published a letter last night containing 52 accounts of gender-based violence perpetrated by relatives and others close to them.
All 95 midwives which provide in-home service to parents and their newborns are on strike as of today.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, who escaped from an Icelandic prison last week, was arrested in Amsterdam yesterday.
According to data from the National Register of Iceland, purchase prices fell by around .1% in March, while rental prices went up by 2.1%.
The first day of summer (Sumardagurinn fyrsti)—according to the old Norse calendar—is a public holiday that occurs on the first Thursday after April 18 every year.
Just over 60% of respondents reported being opposed to such marketing and 42% reported being “very opposed.”
The flight was booked under a different name, but Sindri Þór paid for the ticket with his own credit card.
Sindri Þór Stefánsson, part of a large-scale robbery of computers fitted for Bitcoin mining, has fled from an open prison to Sweden via an airplane. An international arrest warrant has been issued for him.
The lamppost charging stations are one of the proposals put forth as part of the city’s energy alternatives in transportation initiative, which is being undertaken with utility company Reykjavík Energy.
The project is aimed at empowering young women and helping them create space for themselves within their immediate environment.
“They can finally start to think about their future and other things that most of us take as a given.”
Icelandic midwives have made it clear that they want their baseline full-time salary to be increased so that part-time workers who only make a percentage of that amount will still make a reasonable living wage.
The National Centre of Addiction Medicine (SÁÁ) has decided to stop admitting youth under 18 years of age for addiction treatment at Vogur hospital.
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl at Vogur, a detox-centre and hospital run by the National Centre of Addiction Medicine.
Parents of a child struggling with drug addiction say the Icelandic child welfare system is on the brink of collapse.
Annual healthcare costs for foreign visitors have more than tripled over just a few years, coming to more than a billion krónur for last year alone.
Reykjavík has sprawled out and traffic has increasingly become a problem. Borgarlína, an ambitious project to improve Reykjavík's transportation network, has divided citizens of Reykjavík in recent months.
Elementary schoolchildren around Iceland will dress in blue today in honor of The Blue Day, an annual autism awareness initiative.