Iceland suspends vaccination with Moderna due to myocarditis risk | Coronavirus | DW

Iceland suspended this Friday (10/08/2021) the use of the COVID-19 vaccine from the American laboratory Moderna, citing an increased risk of heart inflammation. “As there is a sufficient supply of the Pfizer vaccine in the country (…), the chief of epidemiology has decided not to use the Moderna vaccine in Iceland,” reads a statement posted […]

Stoltenberg, European defense risk for the Atlantic Alliance – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – WASHINGTON, 05 OCT – According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, an exclusively European mutual defense organization risks dividing and weakening the Atlantic Alliance. In Washington for talks at the White House and the Pentagon, Stoltenberg referred to Paris’ support for an autonomous European defense grouping from NATO, in the wake of the […]

However, there will be no female majority in Iceland’s new parliament

However, Iceland’s new parliament will not have a majority of women, as reported in the initial results of the parliamentary elections, the RUV reports. After the transfer of votes cast in the parliamentary elections, it is clear that out of 63 seats in the parliament, 30 will be held by women, reports RUV. The National […]

Iceland recounts votes, women no longer a majority in parliament – Last Hour

(ANSA) – REYKYAVIK, SEPTEMBER 26 – Iceland is not the first European country with a majority of deputies in Parliament, after having believed it for the whole day. After a recount of yesterday’s election votes in one of the island’s six constituencies, three women lost the seat they thought they had won. The women elected […]

“Gift of the Gods” – how Iceland views the four-day work week

“Incredible success” – this is how Iceland defines its experiment with a four-day working week. The idea of ​​such a thing is not new and has already been tried in Australia, Spain, France, Britain and even some states in the United States, but so far the conclusions are rather contradictory. Not in Iceland, where the […]

Zero tariff for Norwegian fish products despite the ‘mackerel crisis’

Sinkevicius supports “responding to the concerns” of the processing industry During the last weeks, the information that reached the fishing association Europêche and even the European Fisheries Alliance (EUFA, in its acronym in English, formed to bring together the defense of the sector against Brexit) is that Brussels is working on including tariff quotas for […]

Silversea continues to lead the restart of ultra-luxury cruises

Silversea Cruises, the first cruise company to return to ultra-luxury cruises with voyages in Greece and the Galapagos beginning in June, has announced new itineraries for this summer in Alaska and Iceland, beginning in July 2021. With the Passage of the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act of the USA, which allows cruises to Alaska without mandatory […]

Eurovision. No live semi-final for Iceland, one of the artists contracted the Covid

One of the artists of the group representing theIceland for’Eurovision tested positive for Covid-19 this Wednesday, May 19. The group must cancel their presentation for semi-finals, which was to take place this Thursday, May 20. But he is not, for the time being, eliminated from the competition. “It’s hard because we worked so hard” Very […]

Due to corona infections, Iceland cannot perform live on the …

Now that a member of the Icelandic Eurovision entry has also tested positive for corona, the group will not perform live in the semifinal and eventual final. A rehearsal video is shown instead. The Icelandic group Daði og Gagnamagnið is one of the top favorites at this edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Last year […]