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).
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.
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.
From now until 31 August, ships and boats less than 500 metres from land in Nólsoy, Skúvoy and Mykines must go no faster than 8 mph. Sea traffic can disturb birdlife, and it is hoped that the new speed limit will help combat this.