Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

The economy: Decisions have to be made says PM

At his weekly press conference, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen stressed the need for the ‘serious economic negotiations’ that the government has paved the way for throughout winter to be concluded over the…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Minister appeals for Ivory Coast action

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen has called on the world society to help stop the violence and chaos that’s ravaging the Ivory Coast. After the past few days of savage fighting in…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Socialists’ demands will cause Big Business to flee

Thousands of jobs will be moved abroad if the left wins power at the next election and the Socialist People’s Party (SPP) tries to squeeze more taxes out of multinational companies. That’s the…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Indian warship prevents new ship hi-jacking

Only the intervention of an Indian warship prevented another Danish ship from being hi-jacked, Saturday. 16 Somali pirates who attacked and boarded the Maersk-owned Maersk Kensington were arrested after a violent gun battle…

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Government split on welfare demands

The government coalition parties are divided about proposals to make newly arrived immigrants earn the right to welfare. An internal Ministry of Labour memo, obtained by Berlingske, reveals 28 new strict proposals that…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Helle meets Fogh

Opposition leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt met with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in Brussels, Monday, to discuss the military alliance’s Libya strategy,  but while the USA and a number of Denmark’s other allies…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

What about other Middle East dictators?

The Red/Green Alliance has accused the government of being ‘morally ambivalent’ for attacking Muamar Gaddafi’s regime but turning a blind eye when other dictatorships in the Middle East crack down on demonstrators. Although…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

75 million for North African democracy

Minister of Development Aid Søren Pind has set aside DKK75m to support democracy initiatives in North Africa. The money will be made available to human rights organisations, pro-democracy political parties, and education efforts…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Right-left tax dispute

The Social Democrats and Liberal Alliance (LA) have become embroiled in a vociferous tax dispute. In response to new calculations showing that LA’s proposal to lower the marginal rate of tax to 40%…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2011 in: News

Voters against energy duties

  The public’s pain threshold has been reached when it comes to energy duties. A new Rambøll poll shows that 6 out of 10 voters believe that the duty on electricity is excessive…

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7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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