On their first official visit yesterday, President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and his wife Eliza Reid went to Sólheimar, a sustainable community in South Iceland. Guðni commented that he “felt like a rock star” as everybody wanted to take their picture with him.
President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, who was inaugurated yesterday, will address the Reykjavík Pride Parade on Saturday.
First Lady Eliza Reid wore an impressive Icelandic national costume (skautbúningur) at the presidential inauguration in Alþingishús, the Icelandic parliamentary building, yesterday.
Should some repairs be needed at his old apartment, president elect Guðni Th. has stated that he will come personally to fix things.
President Elect Guðni Th. Jóhannesson plans to publish a book on the history of the presidency on December 1.
President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and President Elect Guðni Th. Jóhannesson both plan to attend tonight’s football game in Nice.
Historian and Associate Professor Guðni Th. Jóhannesson appeared on RÚV television shortly after midnight and celebrated what appears to be his victory in Iceland’s presidential election.
Historian Guðni Th. Jóhannesson is supported by the overwhelming majority of respondents, 55.1 percent. His rate remains stable while support fluctuates for the other candidates. In another survey, Guðni loses 5 percent in one week.
A new MMR poll, conducted May 26-June 1, shows presidential candidate Guðni Th. Jóhannesson with 56.6 percent support among voters.
The role of President of Iceland is poorly-defined in the constitution of the Republic, according to two prominent academics.
A poll conducted by Maskína May 10-13 reveals that two out of three voters in Iceland find the post of the president important in the Icelandic political system.
A poll conducted Monday night by Fréttablaðið, Stöð 2 and Vísir shows that presidential candidate Guðni Th. Jóhannesson enjoys overwhelming support among voters.
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...
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.’