Björk Hopes to Raise GBP 375,000 on Kickstarter

bjork-biophiliaBjörk hopes to raise GBP 375,000 on Kickstarter to transfer her Biophilia-app over to Windows 8 and Android operating systems. Björk says the goal is to make the app, which is currently only available for Apple products, more accessible to children from low income households.

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Anzeigenwelle wegen Kindesmissbrauchs

policecar_psDas Büro der Staatsanwaltschaft und die Abteilung für Vergewaltigungsdelikte der Reykjavíker Stadtpolizei haben eine große Anzahl von Anzeigen und Berichten über Kindesmissbrauch erhalten, nachdem im staatlichen TV-Sender RÚV Anfang Januar ein Pädophiler sein Geständnis abgelegt hatte.

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Happy Ending to Iceland’s Icesave Story

icesave-logoAfter years of negotiation, Iceland was able to declare a full victory in the Icesave dispute yesterday when the EFTA Court announced that the Icelandic state had won both cases filed against it by the EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA). Below is a list of important events in the dispute.

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Reaktionen auf Icesave-Urteil

althingi-voting-280910_pkPolitiker aller isländischer Parteien haben gestern auf das Icesave-Urteil des EFTA-Gerichtshofes reagiert. Die Nachricht, dass Island in beiden Fällen Recht zugesprochen bekommen hatte, war in den nationalen und internationalen Medien Tagesthema gewesen.

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Iceland Towns Cut Off after Bad Weather

seydisfjordur_zrThe town of Seyðisfjörður in East Iceland has been isolated for three days due to bad weather and heavy snowfall. Residents in the town have not been able to travel over the Fjarðarheiði mountain pass to get to work or school in Egilsstaðir since Saturday evening.

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