Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 in: News

Left plans US style campaign

The opposition is gearing up for the election. The Social Democrats and Socialist People’s Party (SPP) intend to deploy thousands of ‘foot soldiers’ to go door to door in a US style campaign…

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Supreme Court overrules Romanian deportations

The Supreme Court has overruled a lower court verdict against two Romanians who were jailed last year for petty crimes. One of the men was thrown in jail for spending the night in…

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Everybody’s a millionaire

Everybody in this country got richer last year – on paper. New National Bank figures, based on total assets minus total debt, showed that collective wealth rose by DKK281bn in 2010, around DKK65,000…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 in: News

Spring election?

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s hopes of getting negotiations concerning the long term plans for the economy out of the way as soon as possible are a sign, according to leading commentators, that…

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Voters back immigration proposal

A majority of the electorate supports the Prime Minister’s move to make immigrants earn the right to welfare. Although the proposal has split the government, a new Gallup poll shows that 59% of…

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Tax cuts after the election?

Is the ruling Liberal Party preparing to cut taxes if it remains in government after this year’s election? After Minister of Taxation Peter Christensen said in an interview yesterday that he couldn’t rule…

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Left wingers withdraw Libya support

The unanimous parliamentary backing for the Libyan war mandate has been breached. The far-left Red/Green alliance has withdrawn its support, claiming that the mission has developed into participation in a civil war rather…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 in: News

Voters say no to arming insurgents

Voters agree with politicians that the West shouldn’t supply arms to Libyan opposition groups. Although insurgents suffered a resounding defeat to Muammar Gaddafi’s well-equipped army yesterday, 50% of respondents in a new Gallup…

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Lundbeck won’t stop death medicine

Danish medicinal giant Lundbeck will not prevent its drugs being used to execute Death Row inmates in the USA. At the company’s Annual General Meeting, Wednesday, CEO Ulf Wiinberg rejected pleas from human…

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Industry pessimism, construction optimism

Both the Danish industrial and service sectors are pessimistic about the upcoming three months. Statistics Denmark’s business cycle indicator for industry, based on production expectations for the next three months, is zero right…

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