A soon-to-be MP for the Pirate Party is calling on Iceland to lift its ban on pornography, which she describes as outdated.
A total of 4,088 individuals and families received financial assistance from the City of Reykjavík last year, compared to 4,218 the year before. That is a reduction of 3.1 percent between years, according to the city welfare department’s annual report.
Forced marriages are more common in Iceland than most people would like to believe, according to a new report on human trafficking around the world by the US Department of State.
Reykjavík police say they have enough reason to believe that the man arrested last week for allegedly transmitting the HIV virus to women did indeed know he had the disease.
Mayor of Reykjavík, Dagur B. Eggertsson has said he will go out and navigate the city center in a wheelchair before the summer is over.
This past Saturday, Druslugangan, the 5th annual Reykjavík SlutWalk, attracted thousands of participants—by some estimates close to 30,000.
It’s common for babies to be born too heavy in Iceland; the ratio is higher here than in other countries as comparatively more mothers in Iceland are obese, which is a matter of concern.
The population of Iceland at the end of the second quarter of 2015 was 330,610, 166,170 males and 164,440 females, surpassing the 330,000 mark for the first time. The population increased by 870 from the previous quarter.
He’s a guy who is always happy and comes across well with everyone. I don’t believe he knew he had the disease,” says a friend and former housemate of the Nigerian asylum seeker who was remanded in custody yesterday under suspicion of having infected young women with HIV.