Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

Søvndal demands answers from Iran

Minister of Foreign Affairs Villy Søvndal has joined the call for Iran to come clean about its nuclear expansion plans. From New York, where Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday exhorted the United Nations…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

Denmark drags out torture allegations

The Copenhagen International Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims (IRCT) has accused the Danish state of failing to live up to international conventions by protracting a case surrounding soldiers suspected of being involved in…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

More aid for Syria

The Foreign Ministry has granted a further DKK25m in humanitarian aid to Syria, making Denmark one of the 5-6 biggest contributors worlwide with a total commitment of nearly DKK100m. The extra funding, promised…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

Vilhelmsen heading for SPP victory

A new survey shows that Anette Vilhelmsen has twice as much support amongst grass roots party members in the Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leadership race than her opponent, Health Minister Astrid Krag. A…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

MP’s lose confidence in rescue packages for banks

Liberal and Social Democrat MP’s are sceptical about further rescue packages for banks after it was revealed that the state has lost DKK162m on its shareholding in the Vestjysk Bank, which is teetering…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

Shop till you drop

All shops and supermarkets will be virtually free to open when they want from Monday, the 1st of October, when the restrictive shop-trading law is lifted. It’s young people that are expected to…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 in: News

Murder suspects under police protection

Three youths, aged 15, 16, and 18, charged with the murder of a 21-year-old in Vanløse, Monday, have been placed under close police protection after threats of reprisal. The dead man was brother…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 in: News

Slight drop in unemployment

There was a slight drop in jobless figures across Denmark in August, surprising both analysts and economists. The month ended with 162,700 people in the unemployment queue, a 0.1 per cent fall compared…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 in: News

Experts agree: Denmark is still on the way down

Despite encouraging unemployment figures, six out of seven leading economists remain highly pessimistic about the long-term health of the Danish economy. Poor key indicators for the service, construction, and industrial sectors suggest the…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2012 in: News

Retail pessimism

Retail trade experts have joined the chorus of pessimism about the economy. Retails sales have dropped by 13 per cent since 2007, according to new Statistics Denmark figures but with the prospect of…

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