A new poll conducted for Morgunblaðið and published today, on the eve of Iceland’s parliamentary election, shows the Independence Party gaining 1.4 percent support since the last such poll.
News 2016 - October
All four opposition parties in Iceland, the Pirate Party, the Left-Green Movement, Bright Future and the Social Democratic Alliance, have declared a willingness to form a government together following Saturday’s parliamentary election.
Fishermen and owners of fishing companies convene at the office of the state mediator this afternoon for wage negotiations.
We reported last week that the oldest candidate for Saturday’s parliamentary election was the 92-year-old Jónsteinn Haraldsson, running for the Left-Green Movement in the Reykjavík South district.
The bus accident in Southwest Iceland on Tuesday, where 17 people were injured, at least five of them seriously, has brought attention to the importance of being well prepared for such an accident.
Icelander Dagur Sigurðsson may decide to quit his job next year as coach of the German men’s national handball team.
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.
There is a new development today regarding the controversial power line to the PCC silicon plant under construction at Bakki, near Húsavík, North Iceland.
This morning, the Icelandic Coast Guard received a signal from the emergency transmitter of the French sailboat Red Héol, which has been missing since summer.