With a parliamentary election only three days away, a new MMR poll shows the same parties in the top five spots as does another poll published today.
A new poll conducted for Fréttablaðið, Stöð 2 and Vísir shows the Independence Party enjoying more support than any other in Iceland, or 25.1 percent.
A new poll conducted for Morgunblaðið October 14-19 shows the Pirate Party enjoying more voter support than any other party, or 22.6 percent.
According to a new poll conducted by Fréttablaðið, Stöð2 and Vísir, the Left-Green Movement has gained more support than any other Icelandic political party since the last poll.
The Pirate Party would like to begin negotiations now on the possibility of forming a coalition government with other parties in Iceland.
A new poll, published today, conducted for Morgunblaðið by the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Iceland, shows the Independence Party leading the political parties with 21.5 of the vote.
Independence Party MP Unnur Brá Konráðsdóttir made history yesterday by breastfeeding her baby from the podium in Alþingi.
A parliamentary bill, intended to ensure that work on a power line project in North Iceland resume, will not be voted on in Althingi, the Icelandic parliament, before the October 29 election.
Yesterday, Icelandic MPs unanimously voted to pass a parliamentary bill regarding the lifting of capital controls.
In MP Kristján Möller’s view, it appears that a modern-day kidnapping is in the making, committed by the Norwegian child protection services.
A new poll, conducted October 3 and 4 by Fréttablaðið, Stöð 2 and Vísir, shows there appear to be swift changes in the support enjoyed by political parties in Iceland.
The environmental associations Fjöregg and Landvernd (The Icelandic Environment Association) have reported a proposed legislation regarding power lines to the Bakki industrial area, near Húsavík, North Iceland, to the EFTA Surveillance Authority, ESA.
An expert in international and European environmental law believes there are legal problems with the bill recently presented by the Icelandic government that aims to have a power line project in North Iceland resume, which had previously been halted due to environmental concerns.
A new poll by MMR shows the Pirate Party and the Independence party running neck and neck, each with 22.7 percent of voters’ support.
At a meeting this morning, the Icelandic government approved a resolution, allowing work to resume on a power line project from the Þeistareikir geothermal power plant to the industrial area Bakki.
Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, unanimously approved a parliamentary resolution last night to ratify The UN’s Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Based on projected funding for coming years, it would take almost half a century to replace all single-lane bridges on Iceland’s Ring Road with double-lane ones.
Reactions to the report presented Monday, criticizing the re-privatization of the Icelandic banks, continue.
Progressive Party MP Vigdís Hauksdóttir, who chairs the Alþingi parliament’s Budget Committee, and Independence Party MP Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, the committee’s first deputy chair, presented a report on Monday criticizing the re-privatization of the banks.
Numerous members of Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, failed to show up yesterday when an important bill was passed.