Faroese prime minister and the chairman of the Social Democratic Party Aksel V. Johannesen has advised party colleague Bjarni Hammer to take a leave of absence from the parliament while the police is investigating ”the cannabis-case”.
The North Atlantic islands will receive a call from Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and The Crown Princess when they, together with their four children, visit the Faroes aboard the Royal Yacht Dannebrog.
Bjarni Hammer, a member of the Faroese parliament for the Social Democratic Party, is reportedly being investigated by the police as part of an investigation of drug dealing, several Faroese media outlets reported yesterday.
Aksel V. Johannesen, the prime minister of the Faroe Islands, made clear today that he is not going to organize a reception on the occasion of the upcoming visit of former Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont.
Faroese organization ”Frítt Val – fyri fríari abort” (Pro choice – Pro Abortion) has launched a petition to the Faroese government to liberalize its abortion laws. Hundreds of people in the Faroe Islands have already signed the petition.