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No Free School Lunch, Say Critics

Members of the Independence Party in the Fjarðarbyggð municipality in East Iceland have been critical of a recent initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren.

Debate Over Waitlists at Rehab Centre Continues

Minister of Health Svandís Svavarsdóttir is calling for a proactive response to the lengthy patient waitlist at Vogur, but the centre director says that it's the Health Minister herself who's responsible for taking action (or not) on long-term budget cuts at their facility.

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Changes Proposed to Abortion Laws

The new bill would extend the time limits that are currently in place regarding abortion and allow women to have the procedure done up to the 22nd week of their pregnancy. The bill would also allow women to get abortions for any reason, rather than only under certain approved circumstances, as...