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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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