The announcement came almost ten years to the day since Geir notified the nation of the gravity of Iceland’s financial situation in a televised address; in the next few days, Iceland’s banks crashed one by one.
Per the platform of the Left-Green party to which Katrín belongs, Iceland should resign from NATO and stop allowing military training exercises to take place in the country.
“We have one simple demand,” read the press release. “[T]hat effective action be taken immediately to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir and her husband Gunnar Sigvaldason will be the guests of honor at two Icelandic heritage celebrations held in Gimli, Manitoba (Canada) and Mountain, North Dakota (US) this weekend.
Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir said she will discuss disarmament at her first ever NATO Summit today.
More than 400 Icelanders have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir asking her to increase government efforts to find Haukur Hilmarsson.
Iceland approved a NATO declaration expressing full support for the air strikes in Syria carried out by the US, UK, and France.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir has congratulated Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on her pregnancy over Twitter.
Prime Minister of Iceland Katrín Jakobsdóttir attended the One Planet Summit in Paris yesterday, where she announced her government’s plan to make Iceland carbon-neutral by 2040.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the newly appointed prime minister of Iceland, holds a master's degree in literature and is due to teach a literature course this spring.
Glitnir HoldCo. Ltd. has requested an injunction be filed against media outlet Stundin for their reporting based on leaked documents from the bank.
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.
Icelandic Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson has sent his congratulations to US President Elect Donald Trump.
Former PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson won a convincing victory in the Progressive Party’s primary in the northeast constituency on Saturday in the battle for the top seat of candidates.
In a speech at the Progressive Party’s central committee meeting on Friday, former PM of Iceland, Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, stated he knew his computer had been hacked.
Party Group Chairman of the Independence Party Ragnheiður Ríkharðsdóttir and Chairman of the Left-Green Movement Katrín Jakobsdóttir believe Icelandic ministers whose names appear in the Panama Papers should make more information regarding their tax returns available to the public.
The first job of PM Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson on Friday was to have it looked into whether it’s possible to make it illegal for Icelanders to keep their money in tax havens.
Thousands of protesters peacefully convened on Austurvöllur square on Saturday afternoon, demanding immediate parliamentary elections.
Our photographer Páll Stefánsson followed events in the Icelandic parliamentary building, Alþingishúsið, as a confirmation of the name of Iceland's new prime minister was awaited on Wednesday.