News 2015 - October

Foreign Ministers Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson and Børge Brende from Norway.

Nordic Council Wants Two-State Solution

Yesterday, the Nordic Council Session voted with overwhelming majority to encourage its governments to work toward a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to recognize Palestine as an independent and sovereign state.

Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson and David Cameron outside the Icelandic Parliament

PM on Power to UK: Jobs and Prices Essential

Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said in an interview with Iceland Review Online at the Northern Future Forum yesterday that he welcomes the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable but expressed the importance of...

Bjarni Benediktsson and Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson

Will Capital Controls be Lifted?

The economic measures introduced by the government Wednesday are the largest ever in Icelandic history, according to Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson.

David Cameron and Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Northern Future Forum 2015

Cameron: ‘Icesave is in the Past’

British prime minister David Cameron, who was in Iceland yesterday for the Northern Future Forum, said he believed that both countries had now put Icesave behind them and were focusing on other issues.

Iceland Airwaves in Harpa, 2013

Street Closures for Airwaves

To make room for the crowd attending Iceland Airwaves in Reykjavík, November 4-8, some streets downtown will be converted into pedestrian streets.

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and David Cameron.

Power from Iceland to Britain?

At a meeting in Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliament building, yesterday, Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to form a task force to look into the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable...