>> After months without one, Iceland finally has a new government. Soon to be Prime Minister Bjrani Beneditksson making the announcement with his new coalition partners. The new trio, the Independence Party in the lead joined by Bright Future and the Reform party. It's taken four attempts to form a government, and and new coalition can only just muster enough seats.
Like almost every government since 1980, all three new ruling parties are center right. But when it comes to policies, there's one major disagreement. Membership of the EU is a controversial and divisive topic amongst Icelanders. While his partners back it, Benedictin's Independence Party opposes joining. But as a member of the Border Free Zone and the Single Market, Iceland is already deeply integrated.
It could quickly fulfill the requirements for EU membership unlike Balkan candidates and Turkey. The new government's saying it will let MPs decide whether to hold a referendum on membership.