Over the weekend, Icelandic author Bryndis Bjorgvinsdottir published an open letter on Facebook appealing to Iceland’s welfare minister, Eygló Harðardóttir, to accommodate more Syrian refugees than the country’s cap of 50. Her original letter reads:
Women leaders are leading the Balkans through tough times that call for even-minded diplomacy and compromise, crucial leadership qualities that many of the "warrior leaders"/male nationalists who ruled during the war-torn '90s weren't able to provide.
According to a new toy safety directive in the European Union, unsupervised children under the age of 8 shouldn't blow up balloons because they may swallow them and choke. Furthermore, party whistles are now considered unsafe for kids younger than 14. (It's unclear if this is a due to a choking hazard as well, or the…
The European Court Human Rights has ruled that the Irish abortion ban violates the rights of pregnant women whose lives are at risk, after a petition by a cancer patient who feared her pregnancy would trigger a relapse. What now?
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- Dolce & Gabbana make bff Naomi "Siddhartha" Campbell their official muse. [Mail…