Tuesday March 31, 2020

Economic protests in Iceland turn violent as premier stands down

While the rest of the world’s front pages celebrated the arrival of Barack Obama and the dawning of a new era, the front pages of Icelandic newspapers focused instead on the violent protests which brought about an end to another one.

24th January, 2009

While the rest of the world’s front pages celebrated the arrival of Barack Obama and the dawning of a new era, the front pages of Icelandic newspapers focused instead on the violent protests which brought about an end to another one.

Iceland’s prime minister Geir Haarde announced last Friday that he would step down and seek an early election in May. The 57-year-old economist had vowed to stay on and lead Iceland out...

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