A performance involving topless women in the Icelandic parliament building has become a topic of political debate.
The Judicial Affairs Committee of the Icelandic parliament has proposed 69 individuals be granted Icelandic citizenship.
A bill which proposes lowering taxes on the fishing industry has received criticism from the opposition.
Some fear that parliament’s proposal for new restrictions on e-cigarettes could negatively impact the trend away from traditional tobacco use.
The Judicial Affairs and Education Committee will propose parliament dismiss the controversial bill proposing to ban circumcision.
Hospitals, helicopters, and infrastructure are the focus of the government budget for the next five years.
The Parliamentary Ombudsman has ruled that the Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture did not act in accordance with the law when it affirmed a high school’s decision to expel a 16-year-old boy in 2016.
Dissatisfied with the gender imbalance of speakers and panel participants, Albertína Friðbjörg Elíasdóttir, MP for the Social Democratic Alliance, walked out of an electricity symposium in Akureyri yesterday....
The debate over a new bill that would make sweeping changes to Iceland’s naming law continues to rage, with the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies and Samtökin 78 issuing statements on both sides of the matter this week.
Two parties have decided to put forth a motion of no confidence against Minister of Justice Sigríður Á. Andersen.
More than 400 Icelandic doctors have signed a statement expressing their support of of a proposed ban on circumcising boys.
Páll Magnússon, chairman of the Icelandic parliament’s Judicial Affairs and Education Committee, thinks it “certain” and that Eggert Einer Nielson and his family will be granted Icelandic citizenship.
MPs of the Reform Party, Pirate Party, and Social Democratic Alliance have put forth a bill proposing substantial amendments to Iceland’s naming laws, including dissolving the Icelandic Naming Committee.
Young voters turned up in numbers at this year's parliamentary elections, as 75.2% of 18 and 19-year olds voted.
Minister of Finance Bjarni Benediktsson presented the budget bill of Katrín Jakobsdóttir’s government for the year 2018 in a press conference today.
The cabinet, led by Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, held its first ever state council meeting earlier today.
The European Court of Human Rights announced their ruling in the case of former Prime Minister Geir H. Haarde versus the State of Iceland this morning.
Around 500 Icelandic women in politics have joined a private Facebook group created last Friday to share experiences of gender-based discrimination in their work environment.
Ásmundur Friðriksson, a member of the Icelandic parliament, has apologised for claiming that the Red Cross wasted away money on lawyers who aided refugees.
Alþingi, the Icelandic parliament, had its last parliamentary session yesterday before the upcoming elections. Due to the time being very short, not a lot was settled upon.
Former Prime Minister and Chairman of the Progressive Party Sigmundur Davið Gunnlaugsson announced in a letter on his website he will be leaving the party to form a new one.
A member of Viðreisn (The Reform Party) has proposed a bill for the legalization of cannabis which will decriminalize the purchase and consumption of the substance.