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    1. December 30, 2012

      Ex-Iceland bank chief convicted of fraud

      The former head of one of Iceland’s biggest lenders has become the first leading bank chief executive to be convicted of a...

    2. July 5, 2012

      Iceland’s crisis inquiry is model for UK

      For Labour politicians calling for an independent inquiry into the misdeeds of Britain’s banking sector, Iceland provides a...

    1. April 27, 2012

      Haarde celebrates ‘95% victory’ in court

      Geir Haarde, the only head of government to face criminal action for the 2008 financial crash , is celebrating a “95 per...

    2. FT Alphaville

      April 24, 2012

      The 6am Cut London

      The Netherlands is in turmoil after the government collapsed at the weekend, says the FT. The spread between Dutch and...

    3. April 23, 2012

      Former Icelandic PM guilty of negligence

      The former prime minister of Iceland on trial for his handling of the banking crash has been found guilty of negligence in a...

    4. March 29, 2012

      Iceland: Recovery and reconciliation

      A visitor seeking a sense of how Iceland’s clique of powerful financiers saw themselves before their empire came tumbling...

    5. March 17, 2012

      Reckoning delayed is reckoning denied

      It is not only the economic recovery from the crisis that has been shaky. Countries are also still fumbling for the right...

    6. March 16, 2012

      Dublin urges speedier bank crash probe

      Dublin has called on its prosecuting authorities to speed up the criminal investigation into Ireland’s banking crash and...

    7. March 15, 2012

      Icelanders disappointed with Haarde trial

      It was supposed to be the cathartic moment of their financial tragedy, but many Icelanders feel that the trial of their...

    8. March 9, 2012

      Bad governance best punished at polls

      From Mr Richard Ruda. Sir, It is heartening to learn that Iceland’s economy is on its way to recovery based on the country’s...

    9. March 6, 2012

      Iceland’s former leader wins support

      Senior figures in Iceland have thrown their weight behind Geir Haarde, the country’s former prime minister, in the second...

    10. March 5, 2012

      Iceland’s former PM denies negligence

      Geir Haarde, the former prime minister of Iceland, has denied charges of negligence on the first day of the long-awaited...

    11. October 28, 2011

      Recovery driven by exploitation of untapped energy resources

      It is now three years since Iceland’s President Geir Haarde ordered RUV, the national broadcaster, to interrupt its daily...

    12. September 5, 2011

      Iceland’s former prime minister on trial

      Court proceedings have started in the prosecution of a former Icelandic prime minister over his handling of the country’s...

    13. October 2, 2010

      Haarde hits back at ‘vendetta’ charges

      The former Icelandic prime minister facing criminal charges for his role in the country’s bank crisis has dismissed the case...

    14. October 1, 2010

      Iceland’s tribal prosecution

      During the Russian revolution of 1905, the father of Anglo-Russian novelist William Gerhardie was thrown in a sack by a mob...

    15. September 28, 2010

      Iceland ex-PM faces negligence charges

      Iceland’s parliament has voted to press negligence charges against former prime minister Geir Haarde, in the first concrete...

    16. September 12, 2010

      Iceland MPs call for trial of ex-ministers

      Icelandic lawmakers are expected to decide within days whether to charge the ex-premier and three other former ministers...

    17. April 13, 2010

      Iceland accused of negligence over bank crisis

      An official report yesterday accused the Icelandic government and regulators of "extreme negligence" in the run-up to the...

    18. April 13, 2010

      'Extreme negligence' marks Iceland bank crisis

      An official report yesterday accused the Icelandic government and regulators of "extreme negligence" in the run-up to the...

    19. April 12, 2010

      Icelandic leaders accused of ‘negligence’

      David Oddsson, Iceland’s central bank governor An official report on Monday accused the Icelandic government and regulators...

    20. Money Supply

      April 12, 2010

      Iceland report finds central bank "negligent"

      Bloomberg is reporting the following from Iceland’s Special Investigation Commission. The English translation of the report...

    21. February 16, 2010

      Sovereign CDS

      There is a fine line between sense and nonsense; the debate over sovereign credit default swaps has crossed it. Thanks to...

    22. October 6, 2009

      Steamy waters

      Business is booming at the Blue Lagoon. One evening last week at the hot springs on the lava fields above Grindavik, dozens...

    23. October 5, 2009

      Iceland’s steamy waters

      Business is booming at the Blue Lagoon. One evening last week at the hot springs on the lava fields above Grindavik, dozens...

    24. January 27, 2009

      Iceland takes a turn to the left

      Nearly two decades of right wing rule in Iceland came to an ignominious end on Tuesday after the country’s president asked...

    25. January 27, 2009

      Iceland in turmoil as coalition collapses

      Iceland's government collapsed yesterday following political turmoil prompted by the global financial crisis. The demise of...

    26. January 26, 2009

      Financial crisis topples Iceland government

      Iceland’s government collapsed on Monday following political turmoil prompted by the global financial crisis. The demise of...

    27. January 26, 2009

      Cracks widen in Iceland as minister quits

      Iceland's government started to fracture yesterday as its commerce minister resigned two days after Geir Haarde stepped...

    28. January 26, 2009

      Cracks widen in Iceland's coalition

      Iceland's government started to fracture yesterday as its commerce minister resigned two days after Geir Haarde stepped...

    29. January 25, 2009

      Cracks widen in Iceland as minister quits

      Iceland’s government started to fracture on Sunday as its commerce minister resigned two days after Geir Haarde stepped down...

    30. January 23, 2009

      Iceland’s prime minister resigns

      Iceland’s embattled prime minister resigned on Friday citing medical reasons and called an early election for May, a move...

    31. January 23, 2009

      Iceland may call early election

      Iceland's government may be forced to call an election two years before schedule as anti-government protests intensify after...

    32. January 23, 2009

      Early Iceland election likely as protests grow over crisis

      Iceland's government may be forced to call an election two years ahead of schedule as anti-government protests intensify...

    33. January 22, 2009

      Icelandic protesters clash with police

      Iceland’s government may be forced to call an election two years ahead of schedule as anti-government protests intensify...

    34. November 23, 2008

      Iceland thaws over clash with UK

      Secret talks between the UK and Iceland governments may strengthen London’s case in the dispute over its use of anti-terror...

    35. November 22, 2008

      An article to appeal to the inner Viking

      From Mr David White. Sir, “Letter from Iceland” (FT Weekend Magazine, November 15/16) is the most human and informative...

    36. November 14, 2008

      Bank crisis prompts Iceland EU rethink

      Iceland’s government has reversed its long-standing opposition to European Union membership in the wake of the collapse of...

    37. November 14, 2008

      Letter from Iceland

      Hallgrímskirkja cathedral looms up out of the mists and gloom of downtown Reykjavík Think of Ireland. Rotate it 90 degrees...

    38. October 31, 2008

      Cracks appear in Iceland's stance on EU

      The first serious cracks in Iceland's ruling Independence party on joining the European Union have appeared after its...

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