Árni Páll Árnason, leader of the Social Democrats in Iceland, has announced he will stand for re-election as party leader.
Young people and senior citizens are the biggest supporters of incumbent president, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, according to a new MMR opinion poll.
The new parliamentary schedule includes 77 bills, resolutions and reports which government ministers believe it is necessary to pass before the early elections, promised for this autumn.
There are still unanswered questions about the offshore company Lasca Finance Limited, which was, or is, owned by the family of Iceland’s First Lady, Dorrit Moussaieff.
The director of the ruling Progressive Party and former head of the board at the Directorate of Labour, has been implicated in the Panama Papers scandal for having set up an offshore company in 2003 to hide investments in Danish companies.
Despite denying having any connection to an offshore company in a CNN interview Friday, it turns out Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson actually does.
Decode CEO Kári Stefánsson writes an article in Morgunblaðið today, where is insists that Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson inform the nation about his and his wife’s finances.
The leaders of Iceland’s two ruling coalition parties, Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson and Minister of Financial Affairs, Bjarni Benediktsson, today called a meeting with opposition party leaders. As they did not give any more details than that, the mysterious meeting got people talking...
President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has told CNN that his long term in office is not comparable to a dictator, because the President of Iceland is regularly democratically elected.
Former PM Þorsteinn Pálsson calls Presindent’s Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson’s reasoning for entering the presidential race “childish explanations.”
President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has just announced at a press conference at the presidential residence that he will be running for president for the sixth term in June.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will be giving a press conference at 4:15 pm today at Bessastaðir, the presidential residence.
Svandís Svavarsdóttir, the parliamentary chair of the Left Green Movement, has formally submitted an enquiry about MPs’ registry of outside interests to Einar K. Guðfinnsson, President of Alþingi.
14 people have already publicly announced that they are running to be the next President of the Republic of Iceland in this June’s election. This means theoretically that the next President could be elected with less than ten percent of the votes.
Iceland’s ruling Progressive Party would lose 15 of its current 19 MPs if an election were held today, a new poll claims. The poll also predicts that no two parties would be able to form a coalition government, unless one of them were the Pirate Party.
Iceland’s finance minister says it will not be possible to sell the State’s share in financial institutions before elections this autumn, but that he would like to submit 2017’s budget bill to parliament before it adjourns.
Party Group Chairman of the Independence Party Ragnheiður Ríkharðsdóttir and Chairman of the Left-Green Movement Katrín Jakobsdóttir believe Icelandic ministers whose names appear in the Panama Papers should make more information regarding their tax returns available to the public.
Yesterday, writer Andri Snær Magnason announced he’s running for the position of president of Iceland.
The first job of PM Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson on Friday was to have it looked into whether it’s possible to make it illegal for Icelanders to keep their money in tax havens.
Thousands of protesters peacefully convened on Austurvöllur square on Saturday afternoon, demanding immediate parliamentary elections.
The new Icelandic government has survived the opposition's vote of no confidence, just one day into its existence.
Our photographer Páll Stefánsson followed events in the Icelandic parliamentary building, Alþingishúsið, as a confirmation of the name of Iceland's new prime minister was awaited on Wednesday.
Our photographer Geir Ólafsson followed events at the presidential residence, Bessastaðir, yesterday, as Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson left office and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson replaced him as prime minister.