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Day: February 4, 2005

Progressive Party Loses Support

Support for the Progressive Party has waned sharply, reveals a recent poll conducted by Frettabladid newspaper. According to the survey, if elections were held today the Party would lose a total of seven seats in Parliament.

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President Grímsson Opens Sustainable Development Meeting in Indi

On the heels of a report citing Iceland as one of the five most likely countries to be entirely self-sufficient, Iceland’s president gave the opening speech of the Sustainable Development Summit in India. Optimistic in general, the speech included a somewhat open jab on the Bush administration. Citing recent findings by the Artic Council, which Iceland chaired until this November, Grímsson had an aggressive challenge to those who are not paying attention to climate change.

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