An Icelandic official has said that Ireland’s call for sanctions against Iceland was “propaganda” amid rising tensions over mackerel fishing.
An Irish official has urged the EU not to allow Iceland to increase its annual mackerel quota.
Whale hunting nations have denied the United Nations the ability to have greater influence on whaling policies.
A Finnish minister has said that the Scandinavian country does not intend to help pay the debts of other eurozone countries.
The European Parliament has agreed to impose sanctions against Iceland and the Faroe Islands if they do not end their unsustainable fishing practices.
Iceland has taken another step towards EU membership but admits the contentious issue of fishing quotas is likely to slow down its fast progress.
Iceland’s economic minister has said that the country may have to delay its plans to remove capital controls by the end of 2015 due to uncertainty in ...
A new poll suggests that more than half of Icelanders do not want to join the European Union. The University of Iceland’s Social Science Research Inst...