A contract has been signed between the government and the Icelandic Red Cross to reduce the amount of time asylum seekers have to wait for a decision.
Cases have come to light where meat intended for fresh sale in Europe is being frozen right before its expiry date and exported to Iceland.
The Icelandic Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs, 11 nursing homes, the state workers’ pension fund and the nurses’ pension fund have signed a contract on the state’s takeover of nearly all pension liabilities connected to the nursing homes’ staff using both pension funds.
Iceland is one of very few European countries which have no law to ensure the most important sporting events are shown on non-subscription television channels.
Brynjar Níelsson, lawyer and Member of Parliament for the Independence Party, says it is simply illegal to give plots of land away to religious groups.