Björk’s Karaoke Marathon Results in 46,000 Signatures

bjork-sugarcubes_ipa-thokThe karaoke marathon launched by Björk and her campaign group The Voice of the Nation on Thursday spurred thousands of people to sign a petition where the Icelandic government is urged to prevent the acquisition of Icelandic energy company HS Orka to Canadian Magma Energy and review the policy on the ownership of natural resources.

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US Ambassador to Iceland Called in Due to Wikileaks

ossurskarphedinsson_psIcelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Össur Skarphédinsson has called US Ambassador to Iceland Luis E. Arreaga to a meeting at the Foreign Ministry because of the demand of American authorities to be granted access to information on the online communication of Icelandic MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir, especially through the social network Twitter.

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