Current Prime Minister of Iceland Bjarni Benediktsson sold millions of ISK in assets at Glitnir bank before the 2008 banking collapse.
The recently formed political party Miðflokkurinn has unveiled its logo for the upcoming Parliamentary elections, which features a galloping white horse with the Aurora Borealis in the background
New information has come forth confirming that Wintris, an offshore company owned by Anna Sigurlaug Pálsdóttir, former Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s wife, did not pay taxes in Iceland according to law over a period of several years.
Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, had its last parliamentary session yesterday before the upcoming elections. Due to the time being very short, not a lot was settled upon.
Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Progressive Party Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson announced in a letter on his website he will be leaving the party to form a new one.
A member of Viðreisn (The Reform Party) has proposed a bill for the legalization of cannabis which will decriminalize the purchase and consumption of the substance.
Prime Minister Bjarni Benediktsson made an official visit to President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson today to formally dissolve the government coalition.
President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson met with all party leaders on September 16th to work discuss the dissolution of the government which occurred last week when Bright Future pulled out of the governing three-party coalition.
Many party leaders believe it is likely an election will take place in October in the wake of the government disbanding last night.
The Directorate of Immigration has deferred the deportation of Abrahim and Haniye Maleki, Afghan father and daughter.
The Office of the National Commissioner of the Icelandic Police has requested the Directorate of Immigration postpone the deportation of an Afghan father and his daughter.
A bill will be introduced in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, this week proposing Icelandic citizenship be granted to two girls and their families who have been denied asylum in Iceland.
Guðlaugur Þór Þórðarson, Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs, told the BBC yesterday that he advises the UK to join EFTA.
Icelandic Minister of Social Affairs, Þorsteinn Víglundsson, wrote a lengthy post on his Facebook profile, discussing the matter of refugees. The post delves into the arguments used by those who are against taking in more refugees, due to it preventing Iceland from improving pensions for the...
The Icelandic government has agreed to offer up to 55 refugees next year a home in Iceland. Within a few years, the number is expected to rise to a hundred refugees per year.
Áslaug Arna Sigurbjörnsdóttir, chairman of Alþingi's Judicial Affairs and Education Committee, has been heavily criticized for asking about a streaming link for the UFC fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather.
Minister of Education, Science and Culture Kristján Þór Júlíusson has appointed a committee to analyze the current state of book publishing in Iceland.