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Task Force Puts Forth Proposals for Plastic Reduction

More effort should be made to inform tourists that they don't have to purchase bottled water and to install drinking fountains at popular tourist sites. The committee also proposed banning single-use utensils at restaurants and to tax both these and single-use packaging.

WOMEN Samtök kvenna af erlendum uppruna

Women's Story Circle Awarded Grant of ISK 5 Million

The funds will help the Story Circle reach women who have experienced violence and/or sexual harassment, support them through targeted programs and creative projects, and educate them about the resources that are available to them within Icelandic society.

Charges Brought Against Sindri Þór in Bitcoin Theft Case

Police have officially brought charges against Sindri Þór Stefánsson and several other individuals in the matter of 600 stolen computers from three data centers in December 2017 and January 2018. The computers were outfitted for bitcoin mining and worth an estimated ISK 200 million.

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