Our photographer Páll Stefánsson followed events in the Icelandic parliamentary building, Alþingishúsið, as a confirmation of the name of Iceland’s new prime minister was awaited on Wednesday.
Protesters outside the parliament building. The sign reads Bjarni the Bandit, Begone.
Leaders of the opposition parties wait for a confirmation of who will be prime minister. From left to right: Ótarr Proppé, Birgitta Jónsdóttir, Katrín Jakobsdóttir and
Árni Páll Árnason.
Outgoing Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson walks down the stairs.
Outgoing Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson speaks to reporters.
PM Höskuldur Þórhallsson confirms to reporters that Sigurður Ingi Jóhannson will be prime minister.
Incoming Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson and Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson confirm the news.
Incoming Prime Minister Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson and Finance Minister Bjarni Benediktsson answer questions from reporters.