Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

High Court rejects extradition of arms dealer

Arms smuggler Niels Holck has avoided deportation to India after the High Court upheld a lower court ruling not to hand him over to the Indian authorities to face charges of dropping weapons from a plane…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

Recession – and that’s official

Economists had hoped there was some kind of miscalculation, but it’s official – the Danish economy is in recession. Newly revised Statistics Denmark figures reflect negative growth in two successive quarters, although the…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

Unemployment up

The unemployment queue continues to lengthen. On top of revised calculations putting the economy firmly in recession, the latest jobless figures from Statistics Denmark show a rise of 2,600 in May, much to…

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Rival bank dismisses uncertainty

The uncertainty surrounding Danske Bank’s funding, reflected in the rapidly falling price of the bank’s shares and bonds, is exaggerated according to a competitor. Jyske Bank analyst Christian Hede dismissed the speculation is…

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Cold War report will name names

Despite warnings from Danish Intelligence (PET) and the Ministry of Justice, the Research Centre for Cold War Activities intends to release the names of Danes closely linked to the Soviet intelligence agency KGB…

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EU intervenes in Bahrain ‘Dane’ trial

The Bahrain authorities yesterday postponed the appeal trial of the Danish national given a life sentence, just as help appeared on the horizon from the EU’s High Representative of Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton,…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

Show me the money says Finance Minister

Minister of Finance Claus Hjorth Frederiksen has criticised the EU’s latest budget proposals and questioned the lack of discount for Denmark. He claimed that Denmark has been ‘cheated’ out of significant rebates in…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

The Indian miracle

According to a Berlingske editorial, titled ‘The Indian miracle’, it’s regrettable that parts of the Danish export sector perceive India to be a more difficult country to invest in than other countries, such…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

WW1 submarine discovered in North Sea

Danish deep-sea divers have localised the location of the remains of the last submarine from World War 1. The German UC 30, which sank in 1917, probably after hitting a mine, was discovered…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 in: News

State to assume banks’ bad debts?

The government and financial sector are discussing the possibility of the state assuming banks’ bad debts in the property and agricultural sectors. In the wake of the Fjordbank Mors collapse, which has led…

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