President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has just announced his decision to withdraw his candidacy for the presidency this summer.
Davíð Oddsson, editor of Morgunblaðið newspaper and former prime minister of Iceland, has announced that he will run for president. Davíð made the announcement on Bylgjan radio a short time ago.
President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson says he had interpreted CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour’s question, in an interview last month, about whether anything would be discovered about him and his family linking them to offshore companies, to be about himself, his wife Dorrit...
Árni Páll Árnason, leader of the Social Democratic Alliance, announced on Friday that he is withdrawing his candidacy for the upcoming leadership vote. The news came just a week after he announced that he intended to remain party leader, if members voted for him at the upcoming national party...
Associate Professor of History, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, has formally announced he is standing in this June’s presidential election. He announced on Sunday that he would hold a press conference yesterday, which was a public holiday in Iceland.
Dorrit Moussaieff, wife of President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has released a statement about recent media reports that she has links to offshore accounts, revealed in the so-called Swiss Leaks and Panama Papers. She states, among other things, that she has never had an account with...
“What’s our reputation in the world around us?” asked President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson at the press conference at Bessastaðir on April 18, when he announced his decision to run for the sixth presidential term.
The headline of Süddeutsche Zeitung, Germany’s largest newspaper, today was ‘Nein, nein, nein, nein, nein ― oder doch,’ meaning ’No, no, no, no, no–or yes.’
According to a new Gallup poll, support for the Pirate Party is down by 9 percentage points since last month, meaning that the Independence Party now enjoys as much support as the Pirates.
Dorrit Moussaieff, wife of Ólafur Ragnar Grímssson, President of Iceland, used tax shelters for some of her considerable fortune, according to documents released to Le Monde, Süddeutshe Zeitung and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
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.