In Iceland, I didn’t say sorry unless I really meant it – CBC.ca

July 21, 2017
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CBC.ca In Iceland, I didn’t say sorry unless I really meant itCBC.caWhen I first moved to Canada from Iceland in 1970, I immediately noticed how people were always saying sorry! and excuse me. I was 24 then, and I moved with my husband and four-year-old daughter. I remember the first time I was walking...
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Trainy McTrainface: Swedish rail firm approves name following online poll – The Guardian

July 21, 2017
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The Guardian Trainy McTrainface: Swedish rail firm approves name following online pollThe GuardianA Swedish rail operator has vowed to name one of its trains Trainy McTrainface after a public vote, saying it would bring joy to people disappointed when Britain rejected the name Boaty McBoatface for a polar research ship following a similar poll.Meet...
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Women’s Euro 2017: Belgium leave Norway on brink of elimination with 2-0 win – BBC Sport

July 20, 2017
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BBC Sport Women’s Euro 2017: Belgium leave Norway on brink of elimination with 2-0 winBBC SportTwo-time champions Norway are on the brink of elimination from Euro 2017 after a surprise defeat by Belgium. Elke van Gorp came from an offside position to poke in from Ingrid Hjelmseth’s parry and give debutants Belgium the lead...
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Why Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Isn’t Working – New York Times

July 20, 2017
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New York Times Why Finland’s Basic Income Experiment Isn’t WorkingNew York TimesHELSINKI, Finland — Universal basic income is generating considerable interest these days, from Bernie Sanders, who says he is “absolutely sympathetic” to the idea, to Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and other tech billionaires. The basic …and more >> Source: finland – Google News...
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Denmark thinks free birth control for African countries will slow Europe’s migrant crisis – Quartz

July 20, 2017
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Quartz Denmark thinks free birth control for African countries will slow Europe’s migrant crisisQuartzDenmark is pledging 91 million Danish kroner ($14 million) to curb the “human and social costs” of unwanted pregnancies in places with poor infrastructure and opportunities for young women. Much of the focus will be on Africa’s least developed countries. Source:...
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How Iceland became the most stone-cold sober country for teens in Europe – Deseret News

July 20, 2017
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How Iceland became the most stone-cold sober country for teens in EuropeDeseret NewsIceland is known for its ice fields, its myths of elves and trolls and being one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights. In the late 1990s, the capital of Reykjavik was also known as a place...
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