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Petra Hucke

Petra Hucke

Intern
Edward Hancox

Edward Hancox

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Marín Rós Tumadóttir

Hólmavík

Pools in Þingeyri and Hólmavík Closed

The swimming pool in Þingeyri and in Hólmavík will be closed for an undetermined period of time as of today due to the poor water levels in the national power company Landsvirkjun’s reservoirs

Protests outside Iceland's parliament against withdrawing from EU talks

Forty Thousand Sign EU Referendum Petition

Over 40,000 people, or 16.5 percent of the electorate, have signed a petition calling for a national referendum on whether Iceland should continue accession talks with the European Union.

Protest outside Iceland's parliament

Eighty-Two Percent Want EU Referendum

The majority of the Icelandic population, or 82 percent, would like a referendum on whether Iceland should continue EU membership talks, according to the latest poll conducted by daily Fréttablaðið.

Protestors outside Iceland's parliament

More Protests Planned Today

Protests are expected outside Iceland’s parliament later today for the fourth day in a row, following plans by the government to withdraw Iceland from EU membership talks.

Protest outside Iceland's parliament

Three Thousand Protest outside Parliament

An estimated 3,000 people are gathered outside Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, to protest the government’s plans to withdraw from EU accession talks without putting the matter to a referendum.

Protests outside Iceland's parliament against withdrawing from EU talks

Protests to Continue Today

Another protest against the decision by the ruling Progressive and Independence Parties to put forward a resolution to withdraw from European Union talks are planned in Austurvöllur square outside parliament in Reykjavík from 5-7:00 pm this afternoon.

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