Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 in: News

Positive GDP figures halt the downturn

Danish GDP grew by an impressive 1% in Q2, a sign that the economy is back on track. After two quarters of negative growth – the classic definition of a recession – Statistics Denmark…

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Growth figures could tip the election

The new, positive Q2 growth figures could tip the election in the government’s favour – that’s the hope, or dream, of Minister of Business and Finance Brian Mikkelsen in response to the surprising…

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Chain-smoking Løkke pleaded with minister to resign

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen pleaded with Birthe Rønn Hornbech to resign as a consequence of the stateless Palestinians scandal so that he wouldn’t have to fire her. In her autobiography to be…

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Denmark waves goodbye to Gaddafi regime

Denmark has granted Libya’s National Transition Council (NTC) full diplomatic recognition. The rebels’ council will be given the keys and codes to Libyan-owned properties and bank accounts, signalling the final kiss of death…

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Kamikaze Conservatives

The Conservative Party is on a suicide mission, according to Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Pia Kjærsgaard who admitted last night that the centre-right is ‘in a mess’. She said the Lib/Con/DPP alliance…

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Løkke’s leer scares off women

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s condescending smile aimed at Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt whilst she was fielding questions during Sunday’s live TV debate could cost him female voters. Communications expert Klaus Kjøller…

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Voters ready to diminish DPP’s influence

A majority of the electorate wants to see broad, cross-party cooperation in parliament rather than the partisan politics that have dominated the past decade. A new Gallup poll shows that 77% of voters…

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Greysters prefer Løkke

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is the preferred choice of the country’s elderly population while those who have taken early-retirement would like to see opposition leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt running the country. A new…

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Socialist MP attacked whilst campaigning

Socialist People’s Party MP Kamal Qureshi was attacked yesterday, allegedly by Islamic Hizb-ut Tahrir supporters, as he was handing out election leaflets at a Ramadan party in Valby. Mr Qureshi claims he was…

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‘Red’ government would recognise Palestine

Denmark could be heading for a diplomatic crisis with Israel if the opposition wins power in two weeks’ time. Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leader Villy Søvndal, who’s in line to become Minister of…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

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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