The new customs agreement between Iceland and the EU will see import duties on treats like french fries, ice cream, popsicles, and sorbet go down significantly.
Halldóra K. Thoroddsen has been named as one of the 12 recipients of this year’s European Union Prize for Literature.
University of Iceland Professor of Epidemiology, Unnur Anna Valdimarsdóttir has been awarded a 2 million Euro (USD 2.1 million) Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council.
Representatives of Icelandic authorities, SA – Business Iceland and Promote Iceland met with their counterparts from Iceland Foods in Iceland Friday to discuss the registration of the trademark Iceland in the European Union.
Following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the value of the British pound has plummeted, resulting in lower prices of British clothes sold in Iceland.
Members of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) will cooperate closely to maintain close trade and business relations with the UK.
An MMR poll conducted May 6-9 reveals that the majority of Icelanders, or 51.4 percent, are opposed to joining the European Union.
It’s unclear whether Iceland’s European Union application is no longer valid, or whether a new government could request that negotiations resume.