Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe, has died at the age of 83. The controversial French-born prince had been diagnosed with dementia last year and was admitted to hospital in January with a lung infection.
According to agricultural scientist Gunnar Bjarnason, some 4500 lambs die in the Faroe Islands a year. The main causes of death are starvation and intense cold, and there is simply not enough grass to feed all the sheep in the Faroes, says Bjarnason.
Last night around 10-15 people from several nations around the globe – including Colombia, Pakistan, the US, Mexico and the UK – dined together at this week’s Open Space-event at ”Posthúskjallarin” in downtown Tórshavn.
Over the years a lot of people in Tórshavn, and the Faroe Islands in general, have become familiar with Stella Zachariassen, a Sri Lankan lady who has been living in the windswept North Atlantic nation for almost 28 years.