Increasingly Higher Wages in Iceland

construction2008_ipaStatistics Iceland has published the latest wage figures for the country. The wage index in January 2012 was 418.2 points, unchanged from the previous month. In the last twelve months the monthly wage index has risen by 9.1 percent.

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Anti-Gay Blogger Sued by Psychologist

akureyri-winter2003_psPétur Maack, a psychologist in Akureyri has filed charges against Snorri Óskarsson, a teacher at the local Brekkuskóli elementary school. Snorri was recently sent on a six month paid leave due to his controversial writings about homosexuality.

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Mehr Energie durch Klimawandel

thjorsa_psLandsvirkjun, der staatliche Energieversorger Islands, hat angekündigt, das Wasserkraftwerk Búrfell im südisländischen Fluss Þjórsá um 70 MW und Sultartangi, eine Stauwerk im selben Fluss, um 10 MW auszubauen.

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