Iceland’s President Faints, Breaks Nose In ‘Too Hot’ Bath


Iceland’s president, Guðni Jóhannesson, has said he feels fine after he hit his forehead and broke his nose when he fainted and fell while taking a hot bath.

“A warm and cosy bath last night turned out to be too hot and cosy,” the 49-year-old academic said in a Facebook post.Jóhannesson, a former history professor, said he was immediately rushed to a hospital where he received stitches.The president of the island nation with a population of 345,000 holds a largely ceremonial role.Jóhannesson, who is not a member of any traditional party, has enjoyed high approval rates since he was elected in June 2016.