In Focus: Proposed Sugar Tax

In an effort to improve public health, the Icelandic government plans to impose a sugar tax of 20% on products such as candy, chocolate, and sweetened soft drinks.

In Focus: Asylum Seeker Deportations

The impending deportations of two Afghan families seeking asylum in Iceland have been heavily criticised in recent weeks. The families in question are the Sarwary and Safari families, who have [...]

In Focus: Tourism Industry Strikes

Since the banking collapse just over ten years ago, Iceland has largely pulled itself back from the brink thanks to a tourism boom. So it’s a great irony that many of the lowest-paid individuals [...]

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