Diskriminierungsvorwurf gegen Blutbank

blodbankinn-logoÚlfar Logason, ein 18 Jahre alter Schüler, hat wegen „rechtswidriger Vorschriften bei der Blutspende“ eine Verwaltungsbeschwerde an das Sozialministerium gerichtet. Als er diesen Monat Blut spenden wollte, wurde er auf Grund seiner sexuellen Orientierung abgewiesen.

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Hunt for Icesave, Fin Min and President Don’t Speak

steingrimurj-althingi-280910_pkMinister of Finance Steingrímur J. Sigfússon said in an interview on the television station Skjár 1 on Wednesday that the Icesave money had gone through Landsbanki’s “vascular system” and that the resolution committee was tracking it down. It was also revealed that he and President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson haven’t talked for one year.

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Oprah Winfrey Wears Icelandic Belts

unnur08collectionIcelandic designer Unnur Fridriksdóttir, who designs handbags, belts and accessories for men and women for her own label UNNUR made from fish leather, among other materials, was recently asked to design belts for American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey.

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Godafoss: Smaller Leak and Damages than Feared

eimskip-gamar_psIcelandic Eimskip container vessel Godafoss, which ran aground in the Oslo fjord in southeast Norway last week, has been towed away from the grounding location. The damages were evaluated yesterday. Preliminary evaluation shows that they are less significant than feared. The oil spill was also not as severe as originally assumed.

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Case Against Glitnir Seven Resumed in New York

glitnir-headq_ipaA New York court has agreed to reopen the damages case of Glitnir Bank’s winding-up committee against seven individuals and the auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers after originally having dismissed it, given that all conditions for the dismissal weren’t fulfilled.

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