Wage negotiations between the state and the Icelandic Association of Midwives have been in a deadlock for almost six months, with midwives asserting that neither their responsibilities nor their educational qualifications are being taken into consideration with respect to their salaries.
Gunnar Þór Andrésson, a man who trademarked the word ‘HÚH! says that he regrets how his recent and increasingly public debate with well-known comic Hugleikur Dagsson about a copyright infringement issue has played out; he won't be pursuing the matter further.
Dmitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, told journalists that “the World Cup what is important...not the arrival of delegates or official representatives, the important thing is the team matches.”
A debilitated short-eared owl escaped an unpleasant fate earlier this week when it was rescued from some hungry crows that were preparing to make a meal of it.
A real estate agency is “reviewing the market” in advance of a possible sale of Mál og menning bookstore.
A Dutch couple planning to drive a vehicle constructed entirely out of recycled plastic and fueled by solar energy has completed preliminary test runs for their voyage in Iceland.
Icelandic cartoonist, writer, and comedian Hugleikur Dagsson has been told he is not allowed to sell t-shirts he designed in honor of the Iceland’s World Cup-qualifying football team because the caption on the shirt is a copyright violation.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman has ruled that the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture did not act in accordance with the law when it affirmed a high school’s decision to expel a 16-year-old boy in 2016.