News Tagged with “Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson”

Former First Lady Dorrit Mousaieff and former President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson at the inauguration of new Iceland President, Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

Former president shops at IKEA

17 Aug 2016 As reported by radio RÁS 2, former president of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and his wife Dorrit Moussaieff were shopping for furniture in IKEA recently. They moved out of the presidential residence last month to make room for President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson and his family.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

Outgoing Iceland president leaves on popularity high

4 Aug 2016 Two in three Icelanders are happy with the job done by Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson as President of Iceland over the past twenty year, according to opinions polls conducted just days before he stood down.

PHOTOS: 11 images of the life of an Iceland president

PHOTOS: 11 images of the life of an Iceland president

3 Aug 2016 Former President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson stood down from his post at midnight on Sunday after twenty years at the head of the Icelandic State.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson.

RETROSPECTIVE: Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

25 Jul 2016 In exactly one week’s time, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will formally step down as President of Iceland, after twenty years in the post.

Presidential elections 2016 – Iceland votes

21 Jun 2016 In just four short days, the nation will be going to the polls to elect Iceland’s first new president in twenty years.

(Top-left, clockwise) Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, Andri Snær Magnason, Halla Tómasdóttir and Davíð Oddsson.

LATEST POLL: Who will be Iceland’s new President?

16 Jun 2016 With just over a week to go until Iceland elects its first new president in twenty years, four candidates have begun to stand out from the crowd.

Former PM Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson (left) and President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson (right).

Iceland’s toppled PM hits out at President

23 May 2016 “I am going to remain in politics, and offer my continued services,” Gunnlaugsson told Icelandic radio yesterday morning.

Iceland President will NOT stand for a sixth term

9 May 2016 Various Icelandic media have reported that current President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has now officially withdrawn his bid to serve a sixth consecutive term.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland.

Might Iceland’s President be quitting after all?

9 May 2016 “I shall have to give some thought to how to respond to the dramatic changes of recent days,” Iceland’s President told radio listeners yesterday.

The President and First Lady of Iceland.

Iceland’s First Lady speaks out on offshore speculation

6 May 2016 Iceland’s First Lady, Dorrit Moussaieff, has issued an official statement in response to certain “speculati­on and inaccura­te statements and ass­erti­ons” regarding her financial connections.

President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and first lady Dorrit Moussai­eff.

Iceland President silent on First Lady offshore connections

4 May 2016 Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson has come under pressure to answer questions on recent revelations of his wife’s connection to offshore dealings.

Dorrit Moussaieff, First Lady of Iceland.

Iceland’s First Lady linked to offshore dealings

3 May 2016 Her husband, President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, has gone on record as saying he has no knowledge of such connections.

Preisdent Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and his wife Dorrit Moussaieff.

Iceland’s President at Swedish King’s birthday

29 Apr 2016 The President and First Lady of Iceland will be in Stockholm, Sweden, this weekend, attending the 70th birthday celebrations of the Swedish King.

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland.

Iceland’s President on course for landslide re-election

27 Apr 2016 Iceland’s current President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson is on course for an overwhelming victory at the upcoming elections, securing a sixth consecutive term of office.

President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and First Lady Dorrit Moussai­eff.

Iceland’s President “yet to take a position” on election bid

26 Apr 2016 It is not yet clear whether yesterday’s ‘Panama Papers’ revelations involving the family of Iceland’s First Lady will have any bearing on the current President’s plans to run for re-election.

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