Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

No euro referendum if left gains power

Soc Dems bow to SPP pressure The Social Democrats have bowed down to their left-wing partners, the Socialist People’s Party (SPP), by taking Denmark’s contentious opt-out on the joint EU currency, the euro,…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Enough is enough

No further restrictions says Helle Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt has vowed that her party will oppose any further tightening of immigration legislation. The thorny issue of immigration has been off the agenda…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Lack of skilled manpower

No brainiacs – no production The lack of highly-skilled manpower is a major problem that will seriously harm productivity and growth in Denmark over the next few years, financial daily Børsen warns today….

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Number of job immigrants quadrupled

The system works says minister Although the number of immigrants applying for residency by family reunification has been reduced by 50% since the government introduced the restrictive 24-years of age requirement in 2002,…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Tiny percentage of state employees are ‘non-Danish’

No integration in public sector The public sector in this country performs extremely poorly in terms of integration. Despite a well-meaning goal that the breakdown of state employees should reflect the demographics of…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Cold War remnants blown away

Danes back Russia’s defence shield offer    62 per cent of the Danish electorate welcomes NATO’s efforts to involve Russia in the much-vaunted nuclear missile defence system, a new Gallup survey taken directly after…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 in: News

Danish company threatens Middle East peace process

 G4S back in the West Bank Danish-British G4S, the world’s leading international security solutions group, has come under fire for resuming its security operations in the occupied West Bank. The security giant’s reputation…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2010 in: News

Homeowners’ equity wiped out

Prices fall as debt rises Despite the housing market meltdown, homeowners in this country have continued to borrow money like there’s no tomorrow. However, a new report by the country’s biggest mortgage lenders,…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2010 in: News

Ireland’s problems beneficial for Denmark?

Euro crisis helps exporters The economic woes of Ireland and Portugal could actually help Danish exporters, say leading economists who claim that a weakened euro will improve competitiveness. Senior Nordea economist Helge Pedersen said…

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Posted on 18. Nov, 2010 in: News

Barfoed defends US embassy policy

Minister attacks left-wing’s US stance Minister of Justice Lars Barfoed has launched a full-frontal attack on left-wing parties who have criticised the US Embassy’s surveillance tactics in this country. In response to a demand…

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