Iceland’s health minister says there are no plans to increase the number of birthing facilities in the country again, after the number was reduced from 14 to ten over the last decade.
All opposition MPs decided to boycott Friday night’s parliamentary banquet, intended for all Iceland’s parliamentarians, in protest at the government’s handling of the country’s EU accession bid this week.
The notorious Icelandic naming committee has given the girl’s name Eivör the green light, meaning that fans of the Faroese songstress Eivør Pálsdóttir can now name their daughters in tribute.
What shocks some is that the group’s home page shows Iceland’s Prime Minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, with a Hitler mustache.
According to a new opinion poll, support for the Independence Party and the ruling coalition has increased slightly.
Icelandic Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has seven assistants who earn upwards of ISK 64.3 million (EUR 417,400/USD 518,400) a year for their jobs.