Husbands in Iceland Pampered Today

Today is Bóndadagur, or Husband’s Day, when wives and girlfriends in Iceland pamper their men. Bóndadagur also marks the beginning of the old Icelandic month of Thorri, during which the Thórrablót mid-winter feasts are held across the country.

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Many Foreigners in Iceland Unemployed

The number of foreign citizens registered unemployed at the Directorate of Labor has risen to 1,270 and, percentage wise, many more foreign citizens than Icelanders have lost their jobs in Iceland since the crisis hit in October 2008.

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