Court of Appeal Confirms Verdict in Klaustur Case

No further investigation will take place in the Klaustur case. Miðflokkur MP's had asked for further investigation, and an examination of witnesses.

Klaustur MPs No-Show at Committee Meeting

Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson did not attend a disciplinary meeting at Alþingi today, where favouritism regarding ambassadorial appointments was discussed.

Complications Arise in Parliament’s Investigation of Klaustur Scandal

The Parliamentary Speakers’ Committee has released a statement declaring its members are disqualified from handling the Klaustur scandal, RÚV reports. The declaration could affect Parliament’s [...]

District Court Denies Klaustur MPs’ Request

The District Court of Reykjavík has denied four MPs’ request to question witnesses as evidence in the case of the infamous Klaustur recording, RÚV reports. The Centre Party MPs requested [...]

Klaustur Informant Appears in Court

A crowd of supporters clapped and cheered for Bára Halldórsdóttir, responsible for the now-infamous Klaustur recordings, when she appeared in court yesterday shortly after 3.00pm. It remains [...]

Socialist City Councillor Takes Wage Cut to Support Fund for Organisers

Socialist City Councillor Sanna Magdalena Mörtudóttir has decided to take a monthly pay cut of ISK 158,000 ($1,280/€1,133) and redirect that money to the party’s newly established Maístjarna [...]

Klaustur Informant Summoned to Court

  Bára Halldórsdóttir, who made the now-infamous recording of six politicians’ crude conversation at Klaustur bar, has received a court summons from the District Court of Reykjavík. RÚV [...]

Klaustur MPs Shun Committee Meeting

Centre Party MPs Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson and Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson have failed to respond to repeated requests to meet with the Constitutional and Supervisory Committee, RÚV reports. The [...]

Disability Researchers Refuse to Work with Klaustur Scandal MP

The University of Iceland Centre for Disability Studies has refused to work with the Parliamentary Welfare Committee as long as Centre Party MP Anna Kolbrún Árnadóttir holds a seat on it, RÚV [...]

MPs Walk Out of Parliament in Protest of Sigmundur Davíð

Four female MPs walked out of Alþingi when Centre Party chairman Sigmundur Davíð rose to make a statement during Friday’s meeting, RÚV reports. The walkout occurred when MPs were announcing what [...]

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