Iceland’s Pirate Party set to make gains in parliamentary vote

Iceland’s Pirate Party set to make gains in parliamentary vote

Iceland holds parliamentary elections on Saturday, with polls showing the opposition led by the anti-establishment Pirate Party could topple the current centre-right ruling coalition. Icelanders’ faith in their political and financial establishment was shaken after the 2008 financial crisis and further eroded this year when several senior government figures were named in the Panama Papers. […]

Euro 2016: Portugal draw 1-1 against combative Iceland

Euro 2016: Portugal draw 1-1 against combative Iceland

Minnows Iceland earned a 1-1 draw with Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal on their European championship debut as the superstar forward failed to score as he equalled his country’s apparence record. A superb finish by Nani gave Portugal the lead before Iceland’s industrious midfielder Birkir Bjarnason levelled for the Scandinavians in Saint Etienne. Ronaldo equalled Luis Figo’s […]