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Candidate Encourages Boycott Of Slave-Made Chocolate

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:54

Icelandic chocolate is made from cacao beans the could have been picked by slave labour, a Social Democrat candidate for city council points out.

Airport Workers Labour Dispute Continues

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:48

Airport workers are still finding difficulty reaching a collective bargaining agreement with the Icelandic government, and further delays of flights can be expected.

"Organised Attack" On Church In Akureyri

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 15:46

An attempt was made to burn the doors to Akureyri's Lutheran church, but the arsonists were not entirely successful.

Aldrei fór ég suður Music Festival Tomorrow

by Iceland Review on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 11:35

Ísafjörður music festival Aldrei fór ég suður celebrates its ten-year anniversary this year.

Plastic Iceland (KH)

by Iceland Review on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 11:00

Most people think of Iceland as pristine.

Today is Maundy Thursday

by Iceland Review on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 7:19

Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday), known as Skírdagur in Icelandic, is a bank holiday and part of Easter celebrations in Iceland

Today is Maundy Thursday

by Iceland Review on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 7:19

Maundy Thursday (Holy Thursday), known as Skírdagur in Icelandic, is a bank holiday and part of Easter celebrations in Iceland

University Teacher Strike Is Off

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 3:24

The Association of University Teachers (FHK) have reached and signed a collective bargaining agreement and the strike has been called off

University Teacher Strike Is Off

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 3:24

The Association of University Teachers (FHK) have reached and signed a collective bargaining agreement and the strike has been called off

No More Hotels In The Centre Of Town

by Reykjavík Grapevine on Thursday Apr 17, 2014 at 3:13

Mayoral race front runner, Dagur B. Eggertsson of the Social Democratic Alliance, has said that he would like developers to look elsewhere than the centre of Reykjavík when building hotels

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