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Considers the EU accession talks over NEW
EU News from Iceland 6 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 18 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
"The matter has already been put aside and the only remaining thing to do was in fact to say to the European Union: This government considers these talks over. And getting the approval of the parliament is in fact just a formality."Gunnar Bragi Svein...
EU membership rejected in general elections NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Political parties opposed to the idea of joining the European Union are expected to form the next government of Iceland in the wake of the general elections on April 27. Talks to form a center-right coalition government by the conservative Independen...
Want to scrap the EU application NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 8 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Iceland's conservative Independence Party (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn), the country's by far largest party according to polls (32-39 percent), restated its previous policy at its national congress this weekend that the EU accession negoti...
Most Icelanders continue to reject EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 9 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
More than two thirds of Icelanders would vote against joining the European Union if a referendum would be held on the matter according to a new opinion poll published yesterday by the Icelandic polling company MMR.According to the poll 63.3 percent n...
Minister says EU application must be reconsidered NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Minutes ago
The application to join the European Union must be reconsidered in light of a changed situation. This Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Iceland's Minister for Industries and Innovation and chairman of the Left Green Movement, said in a New Year's greeting...
Want the application on ice NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 11 Months, 6 Days, 25 Minutes ago
The majority of the Foreign Committee of the Icelandic parliament put forth a proposal this morning calling for Iceland's application to join the European Union to be set aside. The matter then should not be addressed again unless accepted in a refer...
Wants to slow down the EU accession NEW
EU News from Iceland 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 4 Minutes ago
The chairman of the foreign affairs committee of the Icelandic parliament, Árni Þór Sigurðsson, told the Icelandic media yesterday that he thought that Iceland's accession to the European Union should be slowed down until after the general electi...
Majority wants to scrap the EU application NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 1 Week, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Most Icelanders want to withdraw their country's application to join the European Union according to a new public opinion poll produced by Capacent Gallup for Heimssýn, the Icelandic movement opposed to EU membership, and published today.53.5 percen...
Majority against EU membership for three years NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Most Icelanders have opposed joining the European Union for more than three years now according to every single opinion poll which has been published in the country regardless of who has produced it or for whom.The newest opinion poll was published t...
Social democrats worried about the EU application NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
The Left Green Movement must stick to the government pact which includes continued support for Iceland's application to join the European Union. If they do not that will mean the end of the current center-left government in Iceland led by the Social...
Want the EU application reconsidered NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Katrín JakobsdóttirLeading people in the junior coalition partner of Iceland's government, the Left Green Movement, including the vice-chairman and at least most of their ministers and MPs believe the country's EU application should be reconsidered...
Iceland's eurosceptic president re-elected NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson was re-elected as president of Iceland on Saturday for the fifth term but he has been in office since 1996. He got more than half the votes or almost 53 percent. Grímsson was one of six candidates running for the presidency.
Iceland's business leaders reject EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
New opinion poll among Icelandic business leaders shows that 63.9 percent of them are opposed to the idea that Iceland should become a member of the European Union while 36.1 percent favour membership.The poll was produced by the polling company MMR...
Majority of Icelanders remains opposed to EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 6 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
The results of a new poll in Iceland shows that an overwhelming majority of Icelanders remains opposed to membership of the European Union. According to the poll 53.8 percent opposed to the idea of joining the EU while only 27.5 percent favour it. 19...
Iceland's industry turns against EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
New opinion poll was published yesterday produced for The Federation of Icelandic Industries (Samtök iðnaðarins) by Capacent Gallup among the members of the federation. That is among the leaders of the businesses which are members of the federatio...
Joining the EU in "total turmoil" NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 7 Months, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
"Joining the European Union is in a total turmoil - simply because the support for it keeps decreasing. Europe is in an economic and political crisis and is not getting out of it anytime soon. It is now clear that the negotiations with the EU will no...
67 percent would reject EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 2 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 11 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Opposition to membership of the European Union is growing in Iceland according to a new poll produced by Capacent Gallup for the Federation of Icelandic Industries (Samtök iðnaðarins) which favours joining the bloc. According to the poll 56.2 perc...
MEPs surprised by lack of support for EU membership NEW
EU News from Iceland 3 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
A delegation of MEPs from the European Parliament visited Iceland on September 7-9 meeting with government ministers, leading people from labour unions and employers and from organisations for and against membership of the European Union. After meeti...
64 percent want the EU application withdrawn NEW
EU News from Iceland 3 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
New online poll by the radio station Bylgjan (one of the most popular in Iceland) suggests that 64 percent of those either agreeing or disagreeing want the country's application to join the European Union withdrawn. 36 percent want to proceed with it...
The conservatives and liberals want to stop Iceland's accession process NEW
EU News from Iceland 3 Years, 3 Months, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
The chairman of the conservative Independence Party (Sjálfstæðisflokkurinn), Bjarni Benediktsson, again stressed in a radio interview earlier this week his party's policy that Iceland's ongoing application to join the European Union should be with...