Icelandic vote spells big boost for anti-EU campaign

Referendums are the ultimate showdown in confrontational politics.

16th April, 2011
Icelandic vote spells big boost for anti-EU campaign
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Referendums are the ultimate showdown in confrontational politics.

The decision is black or white, and the enormous complexity of an intricate subject - in Iceland’s case, the Icesave Bill - is reduced to a tick in a box beside the simple choice of either Yes or No.

For Iceland, the stakes could not be higher.

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