Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 in: News

Liberalisation of Danish railways could cost taxpayers

Transportation Minister Henrik Dam Kristensen (Social Democrats) fears for the future of private railway services in Denmark. In response to the EU transportation commissioner’s proposal to liberalise the European rail network, Mr Kristensen…

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Politicians: ‘baby hatches’ needed in Denmark

After a newborn girl was found in a sports-bag in a Copenhagen parking lot, politicians have re-opened discussions about establishing so-called ‘baby hatches’ in Denmark. Baby hatches are specially designed rooms – usually…

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Al-Qaeda threatens Denmark

The al-Qaeda terrorist network has threatened to launch new, violent attacks on Denmark. According to an Islamic website for the Ansar al-Mujahidin network, a well-known jihadist forum that in the past has published…

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Terrorist gets 12 years

A 31-year-old Swedish national, Munir Awad, was sentenced to 12 years in jail by the High Court, Thursday, for plotting a terrorist attack on Jyllands Posten’s offices in Copenhagen. The sentence matches those…

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Crisis could weaken NATO’s credibility warns Fogh

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned yesterday that the western military alliance could be seriously weakened if member nations cut defence spending because of the economic crisis. Speaking to reporters in Brussels,…

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Jobless figures under-estimated

163,500 people were officially unemployed in December but in reality there were many more, according to the Economic Council of the Labour Movement (ECLM), a Danish economic policy institute and think-tank working to…

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Novo Nordisk post record earnings – again

‘You aint seen nothing yet’ – that was the proud boast of Novo Nordisk CEO Lars Rebien last year when he presented record profits for 2011. And he was proved right, Thursday, when…

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Denmark sends $5m to support Syrian refugees

Minister for Development Cooperation, Christian Friis Bach, has approved a € 5.5 million grant in support of the World Food Program’s (WFP) food distribution to Syrian refugees. From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’…

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Prime Minister accused of re-writing history

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has been accused of ‘re-writing history’. In a hard-hitting op-ed piece in Berlingske, the Liberals finance spokesman, Peter Christensen, launches an attack on the PM for repeatedly using early-retirement…

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DPP politician’s extremist comments

Danish People’s Party MEP Morten Messerschmidt has come under fire in Austria for raising questions about East Germans’ status and the border with Poland. As the guest of the right-wing Austrian Party BZÖ,…

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