Latest stories about Iceland
5 December 2013
It was an unprecedented headline in Iceland this week — a man shot to death by police. "The nation was in shock. This does not happen in our country..."
16 October 2012
Ada Lovelace Day, celebrated every October 16, honors international women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths -women's whose skills are urgently needed for the future of the...
7 January 2012
The year 2011 will be remembered for the European debt crisis and its impact on the global economy, but also for its hard consequences on everyday lives. We sum up...
9 September 2011
Portuguese bloggers and activists are getting inspired by Iceland's practice of direct democracy in response to the crisis that the country has faced. Sara Moreira reports.
25 March 2010
In celebration of Ada Lovelace Day we profile several women based around the world who use technology to to make government more transparent and accountable.
18 March 2009
Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are...
16 October 2008
Below is a roundup of reactions from the Anglophone blogosphere on the ongoing financial crisis in Hungary, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Serbia.
20 September 2007
Atillah Springer is a journalist, activist and blogger from Trinidad and Tobago and a member of a protest movement which, earlier this year, succeeded in driving the aluminium industry giant...