Ragnheiður Ríkharðsdóttir, parliamentary chairman of the Independence Party, says there is a difference in the position of the Prime Minister and the other two government ministers with connections to offshore companies. Independence Party MPs met last night to discuss the issue.
Reykjavík city council was last week informed that producers are hoping to film a new television series in City Hall.
The Reykjavík District Court has ordered the Ministry of the Interior, on behalf of the State, to close the northeast-southwest runway at Reykjavík Airport within 16 weeks, and to re-examine planning rules for the airport in accordance with the runway closure.
Prime Minister of Iceland, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, has been keeping quiet about his wife’s business dealings, amid claims the issue is causing a major rift within the coalition government.
The Icelandic authorities’ contract with Vodafone for the rental of a fiber optic cable owned by NATO did not count as illegal state assistance.
The results of the latest MMR opinion poll on support for individual political parties and for the sitting government shows that the Pirate Party remains by far the biggest force in Icelandic politics, despite suffering a slight drop in support.
A new far-right political party is in the making, called the Icelandic National Front (Íslenska þjóðfylkingin).
Supporters of the Pirate Party and Bright Future are most likely to be in favor of the separation of church and state in Iceland, according to the latest pulse of the nation poll by Gallup. Independence Party voters are least likely to be in favor, with 62 percent of respondents saying they...
Ólína Þorvarðardóttir, an MP for the Social Democrats, has suggested that the government should create a new ombudsman for refugees and asylum seekers.
Iceland’s Pirate Party has topped the latest opinion poll, making it the most liked political party in the country for the ninth month in a row.
Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson believes politicians need to be “more political” in order to set themselves apart from others.
Prime Minister of Iceland Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson said in an interview with Iceland Review Online at the Northern Future Forum yesterday that he welcomes the possibility of connecting Iceland’s energy grid with Britain’s via a submarine cable but expressed the importance of...
British prime minister David Cameron, who was in Iceland yesterday for the Northern Future Forum, said he believed that both countries had now put Icesave behind them and were focusing on other issues.
British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Iceland today to attend the Northern Future Forum in Reykjavík, which begins tomorrow. He met with PM of Iceland Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson at Alþingi, Iceland’s parliament, this evening. The PMs plan to discuss relations and cooperation between...
Iceland’s prime minister, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, will host the Northern Future Forum in Reykjavík this week. The two-day seminar brings together the prime ministers and other representatives of the Nordic countries, the Baltic countries and the United Kingdom to discuss future trends in...
Chairperson of the Left-Green Movement Katrín Jakobsdóttir would like to see a “social bank” established in Iceland.
The Independence Party believes certain state-owned assets should be sold, such as RÚV― the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.
The connection of Minister of Education Illugi Gunnarsson with Orka Energy has been a bone of contention lately.
A new Gallup poll reveals that the Pirate Party now enjoys the support of most voters in the City of Reykjavík.
Almost six out of ten Icelanders would like there to be a limit to how long a person may serve as president.
Russians could possibly take advantage of the lack of unity among Icelandic politicians regarding support of Western sanctions.
Icelandic politicians in the ruling coalition parties have varying views on the country’s continued support for European sanctions against Russia, and the split is not along party lines.