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Iceland Thirteenth Least Corrupt Nation

Iceland ranks at number thirteen for the least corrupt nations in the world according to the 2017 “Corruption Perceptions Index” released by Transparency International this week, Despite the high ranking, Iceland is perceived as the most corrupt of the Nordic nations and its score has been...

New Government November 2017

78% Support the New Cabinet

Iceland‘s new cabinet enjoys the support of 78% of the nation, according to a new poll from Stöð 2, Fréttablaðið and Vísir.

Four Party Coalition Talks Disbanded

Four Party Coalition Talks Disbanded

Coalition talks between four parties have just been disbanded. The chairmen of all four parties have confirmed that the reason is due to the Progressive Party's scepticism towards such a slim majority of 32 seats against 31 in opposition.

Katrín Jakobsdóttir.

Four Parties Begin Coalition Talks

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, chairman of the Leftist-Green Movement has just received the President's mandate to lead coalition talks with three other parties. Those parties are the Social Democratic Party, the Progressive Party and the Pirate Party.

Alþingishúsið

Left-leaning Government Less Likely

Following last Saturday‘s general elections, it is currently unclear what sort of government will be formed. Yesterday, the chairmen of every party that gained seats in parliament met with the President to discuss the next steps.

Guðni Th. Jóhannesson.

Elections Forthcoming

President of Iceland Guðni Th. Jóhannesson met with all party leaders on September 16th to work discuss the dissolution of the government which occurred last week when Bright Future pulled out of the governing three-party coalition.

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