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.
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.
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.
Yesterday, writer Andri Snær Magnason announced he’s running for the position of president of Iceland.
Our photographer Geir Ólafsson followed events at the presidential residence, Bessastaðir, yesterday, as Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson left office and Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson replaced him as prime minister.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, head of the Left-Green Movement, announced on her Facebook page this morning that she will not be running for the position of president of Iceland in June.
About 20 individuals have either announced their intention to run for the office of president of Iceland in June, are said to be contemplating a run, or their names have repeatedly been associated with a candidacy.
Beauty queen and business woman Linda Pétursdóttir, chosen Miss World in 1988, has in recent weeks been encouraged by a number of people to run for president this summer.
Now that President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has announced he won’t be running again this spring, the field is wide open.
Yesterday, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson announced in his New Year’s Day address that he would not run again for reelection.
Jonas Gahr Støre, leader of the Norwegian Labor Party and former foreign minister, complains President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson is stealing the scene.
Forty years ago today, Icelandic women took the day off from housework, childcare or paid jobs to bring attention to the importance of their work.
Presidential elections will be in Iceland next year, but so far, no one has announced the intention to run.
Almost six out of ten Icelanders would like there to be a limit to how long a person may serve as president.
Most poll respondents say they would like to see Jón Gnarr become President of Iceland. Comedian and writer Jón is currently domestic content editor for 365 Media, and used to be mayor of Reykjavík.
RÚV has apologized to the office of the President of Iceland and to the historian Guðjón Friðriksson for a news story on the awarding of the Order of the Falcon this Wednesday.