Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 in: News

Socialists will fight for left-turn

TheRed/Green Alliance will use its surge of popularity to demand a relaxation of immigration policy and the unemployment benefits scheme. After seeing her tiny far-left party approach nearly 5% in the polls, nearly…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 in: News

Ecuador offers residency to WikiLeaks boss

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been offered shelter by Ecuador. Mr Assange, an Australian, applied for residency in Sweden earlier this year but fled after being accused of rape and sexual abuse, charges…

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Personal crime down

There has been a significant drop in the crime rate during the first six months of the year. The incidence of violence, robberies, break-ins and vandalism, so-called ‘personal crime’, has fallen by 15%…

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Optimistic growth figures

The Danish economy is slowly moving forward. New Statistics Denmark figures show that GDP rose by 0.7% during Q3, alongside an increase in private consumption, although public sector investment fell. The surprising increase…

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Fogh: Leaks are risky

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen yesterday characterised the Wikileaks affair as ‘dangerous’ but refused to comment on Turkish criticism. He said: “We (NATO. ed) never comment on confidential documents. However, I believe…

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Get the Wiki documents now demand

The left-wing opposition has challenged the government to ask the USA precisely what’s contained in the WikiLeaks documents. The Socialist People’s Party’s (SPP) Holger K. Nielsen said that instead of sitting around waiting…

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Liberals suffer in new poll

The Liberals are given a sound beating in a new opinion poll by Voxmeter. Just 18.7% of the population would vote for the ruling party if an election were held today, leading to a potential…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 in: News

Iron ladies clash: Part 2

The gloves were off in the second, and final, debate between Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt and the Danish People’s Party’s Pia Kjærsgaard last night. Ms Thorning-Schmidt accused her opponent of kicking people…

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Danes dine at welfare trough – and what now?

Danes, and other Europeans, have gorged on so much welfare over the past few decades that they’ve now got stomach ache and are unable to pay the bill. In an interview with financial…

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Cold disrupts collective traffic

162 flights out of Copenhagen were cancelled, Monday, as well as 120 inter-city trains, and the three main arteries of the S-Train network in Copenhagen were closed down as the extreme cold weather…

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