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 Katrin Jakobsdottir,  leader of the Left Green Movement, arrives  at a polling station in Reykjavik, Iceland. Photograph: Birgir Thor Hardarson/EPA

Icelanders are going to the polls for the third time in four years. The vote comes as Iceland tries to shake off the latest political crisis to hit t(...)

Iceland’s prime minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson (right) casts his ballot next to his wife Ingibjoerg Elsa Ingjaldsdottir in a polling station in Fludir, Iceland, during the snap general election, on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Voting has started in Iceland in one of the tightest elections in years, with the anti-establishment Pirate party on course to make major gains that c(...)

Protesters  gather outside Iceland’s parliament building in April.  The country’s prime minister, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson,  resigned  after news broke that he had hid his assets in an offshore shell-company whose existence was revealed by the Panama Papers. Photograph:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images

One of Europe’s most radical political parties is expected to gain its first taste of power after Iceland’s ruling coalition and opposition agreed to (...)