Oct 6, 2013
The Iceland Weather Report
God bless Iceland
It is five years ago today since then-PM Geir Haarde made his address to the nation, announcing that Iceland was on the verge of bankruptcy and that there was a very real danger of it being sucked into a whirlpool of financial annihilation.
European Committee Thinks Icelandic Prime Ministers Trial was Political
In a draft report PACE Legal Affairs Committee of the Council of Europe draws comparisons between the case against former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde and Ukranian Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko.
The Legacy of the World's First Out Lesbian Prime Minister
Johanna Sigurdardottir, Iceland's outgoing prime minister and the first openly LGBT person to head a national government, leaves a mixed legacy, with advances on gay rights but only partial success in addressing the nation's economic problems.
Q&A: Iceland parliamentary elections
Icelanders go to the polls on Saturday in parliamentary elections widely expected to deliver a heavy defeat for the centre-left governing coalition, four years after the country's near-economic collapse propelled it into power.