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Politics

Doubts surrounding continuation school in Suðuroy

It is still unclear when or whether a continuation school in Suðuroy will become a reality as not much has been done about the plans to build the school. The plans are nonetheless still relevant, says the culture minister (Rigmor Dam).

Politics

Busy times at the pharmacy

Tjaldurs Apotek pharmacy in Tórshavn received far more prescriptions on Wednesday than it normally does. This came after the chairman of the General Practitioners’ Association on Wednesday advised people to prepare for a possible strike and stock up on their prescription medication.

Politics

Arctic Hubs conference held in the Faroe Islands 8-9 May

On 8-9 May, politicians, researchers, business people, ambassadors and others will gather in the Faroe Islands for an Arctic Forum conference called Arctic Hubs. The aim of the conference is to shed light on topics of importance for the countries in the arctic region.

Society

Pilot strike put on hold

The contract between airline pilots and employers has been extended. This means that the possible work stoppage has been shelved.