Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Thorning welcomes new EU growth pact

Denmark’s EU Presidency comes to a close with EU leaders agreeing to a new DKK900bn (€120bn) ‘growth pact’ aimed at helping the union’s weakest economises, primarily Italy and Spain, out of crisis. In…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Denmark facing defeat on patent project

British Prime Minister David Cameron, alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande, last night blocked a deal over a joint EU patent, one of Denmark’s pet-projects, after failing to secure…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Danske Bank lowers growth forecast

The Danske Bank has lowered its growth forecast for this year to 0.9 per cent, compared to 1.1 per cent in April, due to the ever increasing strength of the European crisis. In…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Ex-minister: Reds don’t belong in parliament

Former Liberal minister Birthe Rønn Hornbech has lashed out at the Red/Green Alliance, which she claims has an ‘undemocratic party structure’ and therefore shouldn’t even be allowed parliamentary representation. In an op-ed piece…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Moves to oust Søvndal

Local Socialist People’s Party (SPP) politicians are pushing for a change in leadership. As the party continues to plunge in the polls, local politicians have started to openly speculate about a successor to…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 in: News

Education Minister pushes for open access to research articles

Publicly-funded research should be made available to everybody, according to Education Minister Morten Østergaard who is pushing lawmakers to introduce new legislation. Denmark backed EU conclusions about the availability of research in 2007…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 in: News

Analyst: Søvndal’s leadership in tatters

Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leader Villy Søvndal has shown a failure of judgement and betrayed his party, according to leading political analyst Thomas Larsen who in a hard-hitting commentary in Berlingske predicts that…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 in: News

New poll confirms Red/Greens’ surge

A new Megafon poll mirrors the findings of Wednesday’s Rambøll poll – the Red/Green Alliance is very close to becoming bigger than the Social Democrats. At nearly 14 per cent, the far-left protest…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 in: News

Optimism despite rise in unemployment

Jobless figures rose slightly from April to May, by 900 people, and now total 162,500, or 6.2 per cent of the workforce. Although unemployment has remained stable for the past 15 months, trade…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 in: News

Bridge to Sweden hasn’t led to more integration

The dream of a joint Danish/Swedish ‘Ørestads Region’, united by the Sound Bridge connecting Copenhagen to southern Sweden has collapsed. Although 30,000 Danes have relocated to Sweden since the bridge was built, the…

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