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Icelandic politics

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25/02 00:44 CET

Tempers flare in Iceland over withdrawn EU membership bid

Tempers flare in Iceland over withdrawn EU membership bid

In Iceland, thousands of people have taken to the streets against the government's move to end its bid to join the European Union without holding a referendum. Despite an election campaign promise to put the question to the people, the two leading coalition partners decided not…