🇮🇸 Iceland’s most famous murder case returns to court

Over four decades after it began, the world-famous ‘Guðmundur and Geirfinnur case’ is today back at the Supreme Court of Iceland. The case centred on the disappearance of 18-year-old Guðmundur Einarsson in January 1974 and of 32-year-old Geirfinnur Einarsson in November of the same year. Six people went to prison in February 1980 for their … More 🇮🇸 Iceland’s most famous murder case returns to court

🇩🇰 Danish teenagers get lonely if they don’t drink alcohol

Ellen sits on the floor with a bottle in her hand. She turns the lid off, lifts it up to the mouth, takes a sip. The time is 20:30, it is Friday night and there is a party at her high school. Ellen and her girlfriends have just finished second year and they are celebrating. … More 🇩🇰 Danish teenagers get lonely if they don’t drink alcohol

🇸🇪 10-year old Swedish boy mocked for YouTube channel

Theater enthusiast Elias Jönsson from Brunflo in Sweden just had a tumultuous week. On Friday he escaped from schoolmates who surrounded and mocked him for his YouTube channel for having “only” 24 followers. But after his mom posted on Twitter everything took an unexpected turn. Now he is Brunflos biggest influencer. Read the full story … More 🇸🇪 10-year old Swedish boy mocked for YouTube channel

🇫🇮 Finland has 60,000 ‘working poor’

Figures show that the median salary in Finland is 2,900 euros, but many people earn a lot less than that. Mikko Jakonen of Jyväskylä University says that in-work poverty is common in the care, service and retail sectors, as well as cleaning. Definitions of poverty vary, but one commonly-used indicator is working for 60 percent … More 🇫🇮 Finland has 60,000 ‘working poor’

Icelanders make clean sweep at Berlin awards

Iceland made a clean sweep of last night’s Harpa Nordic Film Composer Award ceremony, held in Berlin, Germany. One nomination each from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden was made in two different categories – the Best Score Award and the Honour Award. Iceland was victorious in both categories. Atli Örvarsson won the Best Score … More Icelanders make clean sweep at Berlin awards