Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Poll Shows Pirates Leading

A new poll conducted for Morgunblaðið October 14-19 shows the Pirate Party enjoying more voter support than any other party, or 22.6 percent.

Alþingi parliament

Left-Greens Gain Support in Poll

According to a new poll conducted by Fréttablaðið, Stöð2 and Vísir, the Left-Green Movement has gained more support than any other Icelandic political party since the last poll.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Bright Future Gains Most in Polls

A new poll, published today, conducted for Morgunblaðið by the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Iceland, shows the Independence Party leading the political parties with 21.5 of the vote.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Power Line Bill Postponed

A parliamentary bill, intended to ensure that work on a power line project in North Iceland resume, will not be voted on in Althingi, the Icelandic parliament, before the October 29 election.

Power Line Bill Reported to ESA

The environmental associations Fjöregg and Landvernd (The Icelandic Environment Association) have reported a proposed legislation regarding power lines to the Bakki industrial area, near Húsavík, North Iceland, to the EFTA Surveillance Authority, ESA.

Alþingi, Iceland's parliament

Power Line Bill in Limelight

An expert in international and European environmental law believes there are legal problems with the bill recently presented by the Icelandic government that aims to have a power line project in North Iceland resume, which had previously been halted due to environmental concerns.