Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 in: News

PM rejects criticism: ‘I won’t be turned’

A defiant Helle Thornig-Schmidt has dismissed internal party criticism of the government’s growth plan. Ahead of Thursday’s planned demonstration against cuts in student grants, a number of prominent local council Social Democrats have…

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Teachers’ protest could lead to conflict

It’s not only students who will be protesting today. Schoolteachers will demonstrate against the government’s proposal that they should spend more hours in the classroom and less time on preparation. Talks between the…

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Socialists decry government policy

Controversial Socialist People’s Party’s (SPP) MP Öslem Cekic has again challenged the government coalition by attacking the proposal to lower corporate tax. Ms Cekic, who was fired as the party’s spokesperson on equal…

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‘SPP has dug itself into a hole’

The division within the Socialist People’s Party (SPP) could lead to its exit from government, a respected party watcher claimed yesterday. Journalist Hans Mortensen, who wrote the ‘The Red Thread’, charting the SPP’s…

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Tax Minister ready to discuss possible SPP pull-out

Former Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leader Holger K.Nielsen has said he’s ready to discuss whether the party should pull out of the government coalition but warned that it would a ‘stupid move’. In…

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SPP leadership gets poor marks from own voters

Two out of three Socialist People’s Party (SPP) voters believe party leadership has performed poorly since it became part of government 18 months ago, a new poll by Epinion for DR News shows,…

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Voters back government’s proposals

The government’s Growth DK plan may have split Socialist People’s Party voters but it’s been welcomed by a significant majority of the electorate. A new Gallup poll shows that 54% of respondents agree…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 in: News

Denmark suffering from ‘Japanese disease’

The Japanese economic disease, characterised by a consistent year on year drop in GDP,  has infected Denmark and the patient is unlikely to recover for the rest decade – that’s the warning from…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 in: News

Jobless growth

Some of Denmark’s biggest companies have experienced significant economic growth during the crisis years but it hasn’t led to more jobs – a sign, according to a leading economist, that lower corporate tax…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2013 in: News

4bn loss for DONG

State-owned DONG Energy has acknowledged that it could be forced to ask Finance Minister Bjaren Corydon for financial aid after posting a DKK4bn loss for 2012, down from 2011’s profit of nearly DKK2.9…

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