Beauty contest tries to force “fat” Miss Iceland to retract remarks
Miss Iceland 2015 has dropped out of the Miss Grand International beauty contest after organisers reportedly told her to lose weight, then made her deny the fact, it has emerged.
Miss Iceland 2015 is too fat, says beauty contest
Arna Ýr Jónsdóttir, Miss Iceland 2015, has been told by the owner of the Miss Grand International beauty contest that she is too fat and needs to lose weight before the grand final on Tuesday.
PHOTOS: Iceland’s women take to the streets
Iceland’s women are streaming into Austurvöllur square in Reykjavik and other locations around the country on the occasion of the 2016 Women’s Day.
Women in Iceland protest gender wage gap today
Women in Iceland are urged to leave work this afternoon to join a protest at Austurvöllur parliament square to protest the gender wage gap.
New poll puts Pirates back on course to win Iceland elections
Iceland’s Pirate Party may be about to make history as the world’s first ‘pirate’ movement to win national general elections.
Iceland’s Social Minister urges all women to down tools
“I hope that all women will be going,” says Icelandic Minister for Social Affairs and Housing Eygló Harðardóttir, referring to the women’s wage-gap protest planned for 2:38pm today.
Is the gap between Iceland’s rich and poor widening?
The richest 10% of people in Iceland had almost 32% of all disposable income in 2015 – up from 27% back in 1977, according to a new report from the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASÍ).
Iceland’s human search engine wins 2016 marketing Grand Prix
‘Ask Guðmundur’, the Iceland human-powered search engine, has been voted Europe’s best marketing communications campaign for 2016 by the Euro Effie marketing awards.
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