An Iceland teen is fighting the government's official naming registry to deem her name appropriate. Blaer – "light breeze" in Icelandic – is not a recognized name, so she is identified legally only as "girl."
Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson refused to sign legislation that would put taxpayers on the hook for $5 billion in banking losses. Yesterday, he won a record fifth term in office.
Are we depending too much on government intervention, instead of entrepreneurship, to pull the country out of recession?