18 May 2017"Fantastic news today that Chelsea Manning is a free woman and a big reason to celebrate," says captain of the Icelandic Pirate Party Birgitta Jónsdóttir about yesterday's release of Chelsea Manning who leaked thousands of documents from the US Army to Wikileaks in 2010.
7 Dec 2016As informal talks between Iceland’s newly elected representatives drag on, with no formal solution in sight, the possibility of sending the people back to the polls is being mooted in some quarters.
5 Dec 2016Iceland’s Pirate Party have announced that they will be commencing coalition talks with other political parties today, after Pirate MP Birgitta Jónsdóttir was given the presidential mandate to form a government on Friday.
21 Nov 2016Any member of Iceland’s Pirate Party who is made a minister in a future government would have to surrender their position as a Member of Parliament, leading Pirate Birgitta Jónsdóttir confirms.
12 Nov 2016Birgitta Jónsdóttir, captain of the Icelandic Pirate Party was a guest on Norwegian chat show Skavlan on NRK last night. Among the guests was British Lord Julian Fellowes who is also the creator and writer of TV series Downton Abbey.
29 Oct 2016 Over forty representatives from international media are following every move of pirate captain Birgitta Jónsdóttir today. Articles on Iceland's Pirate Party appear on the frontpage of some of the world's largest news sites.
17 Oct 2016Iceland’s Pirate Party (‘Píratar’) has issued an up-front refusal to work with either of the two current governing parties after the next elections – in a move unprecedented in Icelandic political history.
30 Sep 2016The idea of an unconditional ‘basic income’ to all citizens is being actively looked into by Iceland’s Pirate Party and is also under discussion in countries across the world, including Finland.