Independence Party

Reykjavík City Hall

City Council Squabble Sets Tongues Wagging

Tensions flared on Friday when Left Green councilwoman Líf Magneudóttir stuck her tongue out at Independence Party councilwoman Marta Guðjónsdóttir during a meeting of the Reykjavík City Planning Board.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister of Iceland

Coalition Promises To Establish New Tone

The coalition agreement between the Independence Party, the Leftist-Green Movement and the Progressive Party was signed earlier this morning and proposes “reinforcing the capacity of the Althingi.”

Bjarni Benediktsson

Independence Party Leader May Return Mandate

Independence Party Leader Bjarni Benediktsson told RÚV last night that if his conversations with the leaders of other parties don’t yield results before the weekend, he might have to return his mandate to form a government.