The European Court of Human Rights announced their ruling in the case of former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde versus the State of Iceland this morning.
Around 500 Icelandic women in politics have joined a private Facebook group created last Friday to share experiences of gender-based discrimination in their work environment.
The Icelandic Supreme Court has ruled that a roughly 8.000-hectare area, including Bláfjöll, Þríhnúkar, Vífilsfell and Sandskeið, belong to the town of Kópavogur.
The Icelandic government will have to change regulations governing the import of raw and processed meats, eggs, and milk in accordance with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Freyja Haraldsdóttir has filed a case against the Government Agency for Child Protection in response to their denial of her application to become a foster parent.
Chairmen of The Left-Green Movement, The Independence Party, and The Progressive Party are meeting this morning at 9:30 to begin formal coalition talks.
Coalition talks between four parties have just been disbanded. The chairmen of all four parties have confirmed that the reason is due to the Progressive Party's scepticism towards such a slim majority of 32 seats against 31 in opposition.
Unlike last year’s Panama-paper scandal, Iceland isn’t prominent in the newly released Paradise Papers, according to Reykjavik Media.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, chairman of the Leftist-Green Movement has just received the President's mandate to lead coalition talks with three other parties. Those parties are the Social Democratic Party, the Progressive Party and the Pirate Party.
Ásmundur Friðriksson, a member of the Icelandic parliament, has apologised for claiming that the Red Cross wasted away money on lawyers who aided refugees.
Following last Saturday‘s general elections, it is currently unclear what sort of government will be formed. Yesterday, the chairmen of every party that gained seats in parliament met with the President to discuss the next steps.
Former city councillor Sóley Tómasdóttir held a meeting last night with hundreds of women to discuss the current situation of women in Icelandic politics.
Though several parties have expressed their willingness to work with others, it is clear that differences in ideology and the distribution of seats will greatly complicate the process.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Katrín Gunnarsdóttir will prepare a new risk assessment for the Icelandic government on the import of cats and dogs.
An amendment to health regulations now permits restaurant owners to allow dogs and cats in their establishment, subject to certain conditions.
The Icelandic Ministry of Transport and Local Government has denied the European Transport Agency‘s request for permission to transport anti-riot gear to Venezuela.
Two families seeking asylum in Iceland have now been granted residence permits on basis of human rights consideration.
National broadcaster RÚV has reported on the gender and occupation of candidates running for parliament in the October 28th election.
Glitnir HoldCo. Ltd. has requested an injunction be filed against media outlet Stundin for their reporting based on leaked documents from the bank.
In a debate on consumer rights post-Brexit, Labour MP Darren Jones shamed Icelandic airline WOW for its customer service and high baggage fees.
Jon Henley, a journalist at the Guardian, has written to MBL in order to answer Icelandic Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson‘s claim against his coverage on Benediktsson last week.