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# pirate-party - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Iceland scrambles to form government after Pirate Party falls short

Prime Minister Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson told the national broadcaster RUV he would resign today after his Progressive Party suffered a plunge in support.

# pirate-party - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Opinion polls put Pirate Party on course to form government in Iceland

The protest party promotes direct democracy, 35-hour working weeks and total drug decriminalisation for the island nation.

# pirate-party - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown

Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.

# pirate-party - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Interview: Pirate Party founder on the collapse of ‘parasitic’ record labels

Rickard Falkvinge, who founded the world’s first Pirate Party in Sweden, speaks to about copyright laws, digital currencies and how to set up a new political party.

# pirate-party - Friday 11 November, 2011

Column: Politicians dressing up as pirates? It might just work…

Ireland might be getting a new president, but our political system still has deep flaws. A group of German ‘pirates’ could be showing us the way, writes Fergal Browne.

# pirate-party - Monday 19 September, 2011

Merkel faces new struggle after defeat in Berlin polls

Merkel’s CDU gains votes, but loses out to the opposition Social Democrats – while her junior coalition partner loses all seats in Berlin.