From Alþingi, yesterday.

Alþingi Confirms MPs’ Credentials

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Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliamentary building.

Alþingi to Reconvene Today

23 Nov 2021 Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, will reconvene today.

Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliamentary building.

Second Lowest Voter Turnout in History

27 Sep 2021 Voter turnout in Saturday’s parliamentary elections in Iceland was the second lowest in history.

Alþingishúsið, the Icelandic parliamentary building.

Governing Parties to Discuss Continued Cooperation

27 Sep 2021 The three parties that make up the coalition government in Iceland increased their majority in Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, in Saturday’s elections.

Alþingishúsið, the parliamentary building.

Parliamentary Elections in Iceland September 25

20 Sep 2021 Parliamentary elections will be held in Iceland Saturday, September 25.

An urn.

Ashes Scattered at Gullfoss and Geysir

24 Jan 2021 Did you know that Gullfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, as well as the Geysir hotspring area and Reynisfjara beach, are popular not only among the living?

The suggested area of the central highlands park is shown in green.

‘Milestone in Nature Protection’

4 Dec 2019 The establishment of a national park in the central highlands of Iceland is under discussion.

New National Park to Be Established?

21 Nov 2019 This spring, the minister for the environment plans to present a draft bill in parliament regarding the establishment of a national park in the central highlands of Iceland.

Bjarni Benediktsson photographed yesterday in his new office as Prime Minister.

New Iceland PM jumps into eighth place on the Hottest Head of State list

12 Jan 2017 Icelanders seem to be having mixed feelings about Independence Party leader Bjarni Benediktsson becoming their new Prime Minister. Now for a fun fact, since becoming PM he jumped straight to the eighth place on an international list of the Hottest Head of State.

Iceland's new government aims to reduce national debt.

Iceland’s new government’s economic policy

12 Jan 2017 Iceland's new coalition government has put forward an economic plan. Here are the highlights.


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