Iceland votes in snap polls after Panama Papers scandal


panama papers, Iceland vote, elections, Iceland pirate party, Iceland elections, Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson, tax evasion, news, latest news, world news, international news, Iceland news, Voters are expected to punish the incumbent coalition after the Panama Papers revealed a global tax evasion scandal that ensnared several senior politicians and forced former prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson to resign. (source: AP)

Icelanders voted on Saturday in a snap election that could see the anti-establishment Pirate Party form the next government in the wake of the Panama Papers tax-dodging scandal and lingering anger over the 2008 financial meltdown. Voters are expected to punish the incumbent coalition after the Panama Papers revealed a global tax evasion scandal that ensnared several senior politicians and forced former prime minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson to resign.

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