Up to 57,000 ptarmigan may be hunted this season in Iceland according to a proposal from the Icelandic Institute of Natural History.
Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Progressive Party Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson announced in a letter on his website he will be leaving the party to form a new one.
The increase in tourists in Höfn, South Iceland, during the “off-season” has led to the decision to keep the town’s campsite open this coming winter.
Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson made an official visit to President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson today to formally dissolve the government coalition.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson met with all party leaders on September 16th to work discuss the dissolution of the government which occurred last week when Bright Future pulled out of the governing three-party coalition.
Many party leaders believe it is likely an election will take place in October in the wake of the government disbanding last night.