Icelandic Pirate party has the third mandate to form government

Chairwoman of the Pirate party, MP Birgitta Jonsdottir was formally handed the mandate to form a government by the president of Iceland following the general elections a month ago. This was announced yesterday afternoon. Jonsdottir was summoned to Bessastaðir, the presidential residence at 4pm to meet Iceland’s president Gudni Th. Johannesson. The meeting was followed […]

Pirates at the Helm in Government Talks

Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has given Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir the mandate to form a government.

Icelandic Pirate party has the third mandate to form government IceNews – Daily News

Chairwoman of the Pirate party, MP Birgitta Jonsdottir was formally handed the mandate to form a government by the president of Iceland following the general elections a month ago. This was announced yesterday afternoon. Jonsdottir was summoned to Bessastaðir, the presidential residence at 4pm to meet Iceland’s president Gudni Th. Johannesson. The meeting was followed […]

Pirates at the Helm in Government Talks Iceland Review

Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has given Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir the mandate to form a government.

Environment Associations Take Minister to Court Iceland Review

The environment associations Landvernd and Fjöregg are taking Icelandic Minister for the Environment Sigrún Magnúsdóttir to court for failing to declare certain areas in Skútustaðahreppur district, North Iceland, as protected.

Snapshot 925 Iceland Review

Enjoying the storm near Grótta lighthouse, Seltjarnarnes.

Will Pirates Get Command of the Ship? Iceland Review

Icelandic President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson has invited Pirate Captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir to meet him at his office.

Former Savings Bank Manager Arrested Iceland Review

Two men were arrested in Siglufjörður, North Iceland, yesterday, suspected of embezzlement at AFL savings bank.

Woman Suspected of Arson Iceland Review

A woman in her thirties has been arrested by police, suspected of starting a fire in an apartment building in Reykjanesbær yesterday morning.

Support for Left-Greens up by Five Percent Iceland Review

Support for the Left-Green Movement has increased by 5 percent since the October 29 parliamentary election in Iceland.

Iceland Airwaves Expands to Akureyri Iceland Review

Next year, the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival will be held in Akureyri, North Iceland, in addition to Reykjavík.

Man Held Captive in Reykjavík Apartment? Iceland Review

Two individuals have been arrested by police, suspected of having held a man captive in a Reykjavík apartment.

Your online password´s aren’t safe IceNews – Daily News

In fact your password might very well be available for anyone to retrieve with simple measures. Millions of passwords are accessible online and many of them are Icelandic. Only in Sweden some 10 million passwords are accessible to anyone who has interest. Swedish TV station SVT delivered an investigative report into the issue and found […]

Government Puzzle Unsolved Iceland Review

Independence Party Leader Bjarni Benediktsson and Left-Green Leader Katrín Jakobsdóttir have decided not to start formal coalition negotiations.

Company Punished after Seventh Fire Iceland Review

The Reykjavík Public Health Authority has temporarily halted the operations of the recycling company Hringrás in Reykjavík, after a fire erupted there on Tuesday night.

Arson Suspected in Apartment Building Fire Iceland Review

The Suðurnes Police are looking for witnesses in relation to this morning’s fire in Reykjanesbær, Southwest Iceland, after which eight people were hospitalized.

Worlds Aids Day – 23 HIV positive in Iceland this year IceNews – Daily News

Individuals found HIV positive this year until November are 23 according to an announcement from HIV-Iceland made because of the World Aids Day today, 1 December. Morgunbladid reports that six were diagnosed with aids in Iceland this year, and this is a surge compared to the last 22 years. HIV-Iceland informs that as medicine becomes […]

Eight Hospitalized after Fire Iceland Review

Eight people were brought to the Suðurnes Hospital and Health Center this morning, believed to be suffering from smoke inhalation.

Thaw Attempted between Iceland and Iceland Iceland Review

The relations between Iceland and Iceland are below freezing these days.

Today is Sovereignty Day Iceland Review

Today, December 1, is Iceland’s Sovereignty Day.

Snapshot 924 Iceland Review

Small river in Kerlingardalur valley, near Vík in South Iceland.