New EU debate brewing in ‘No-way’

NEWS ANALYSIS Iceland’s moves towards joining the European Union (EU) are forcing Norwegians to confront their own internal quarrels over EU membership. For years, the issue of EU membership has been firmly suppressed by two coalition governments split over the issue themselves. With national elections looming in September, voters on both sides of the issue […]

Norway tries to discourage Iceland from joining EU

Norwegian politicians from two of the government coalition’s parties were sending a delegation to Reykjavik this weekend, in a bid to dissuade their Icelandic counterparts from joining the European Union (EU). Iceland is one of Norway’s few partners outside the EU. Now some of Norway’s leading EU opponents are afraid the Iceland’s economic crisis will […]