Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 in: News

Jobless figures up again

Minister for Employment Mette Frederiksen put on a brave face, Thursday, at new Statistics Denmark figures showing that unemployment continues to rise. 1,500 more joined the jobless queue in June, the third consecutive…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 in: News

Jobs: Government guilty of ‘wishful thinking’

The Red/Green Alliance has said the government will never be able to create jobs and growth unless the three coalition parties are prepared to slip the reins and give local authorities more money…

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Growth, unemployment figures signal long-term downturn

Handelsbanken has expressed concern about the possible scenario of a long-term downturn for the economy. In response to new figures showing negative growth in Q2, the bank’s senior economist, Jes Assmussen, said in…

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Benefits debate continues

The government’s proposal to cut social benefits for young people continues to create debate ahead of budget negotiations. In response to a new report by the Kraka think-tank showing that over half of…

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DKK330m to help unemployed

The government will set up a DKK330m ‘acute package’ to help the thousands of jobless who lose their right to unemployment benefits in the New Year. The final details will be negotiated today…

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Prisoner dilemma in Afghanistan

Denmark is facing a problem in Afghanistan where Danish forces aren’t prepared to release a prisoner captured two weeks ago on suspicion of manufacturing roadside bombs, but at the same time won’t hand…

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Heroin pill for junkies

Hard core drug addicts who are eligible for free doctor-prescribed heroin from the state should in future be able to choose between a pill or an injection, according to Health Minister Astrid Krag….

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Neuroscientist falls in mouse trap

Disgraced Copenhagen University neuroscientist Milena Penkowa has been found guilty of fabricating scientific evidence. Our companion paper, the University Post , reports that the Danish Committee on Scientific Dishonesty (UVVU) has ruled that…

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Charges reduced against suspected terrorists

Three youths arrested by Danish Intelligence (PET) earlier this year on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack have had the charge reduced to weapon possession. A spokesman for Copenhagen Police said when the…

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Denmark moves to help Gambian facing death

A 51-year-old man on death row in a Gambian prison has finally been offered assistance by Denmark. The Danish authorities had previously refused to help Batch Faye, who has a Danish wife and…

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