Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

MP’s sign off for the summer

Parliament’s concluding debate before the summer recess, Wednesday, was, as per custom, dominated by insults, boasting, and counter accusations of failed policy and broken promises. In her final speech of the parliamentary period…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

No need to ease fiscal policy says OECD

In contrast to the ‘wise men’ of the Economic Council, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) believes the government doesn’t need to ease its strict fiscal policy to stimulate growth. The…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

OECD confirms growth estimates

The governments’ downwardly revised expectations for growth are confirmed in the OECD’s latest Economic Outlook, which forecasts no more than 0.4 per cent growth this year, close to the government’s own figures but…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

The economy – it’s not all bad news

The Danish economy is often portrayed as being so fragile that it appears ready to collapse at any moment, but according to Berlingske’s financial analyst Lars Erik Skovgaard it’s not all doom and…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

EU Commission agrees with government’s growth projections

In its latest country-specific report, The European Commission states that the Danish government’s ‘macroeconomic scenario underpinning the budgetary projections in the programme is plausible’. According to the report, ‘The scenario projecting GDP growth…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

More international criticism of right to information bill

Another leading international corruption watchdog has come out against the government’s controversial right to information bill. After the internationally recognised Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD)in Halifax, Canada, called the proposed legislation ‘unacceptable…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

Minister was warned of UN violations

Former Integration Minister Birthe Rønn Hornbech was given a clear warning  in 2009 that the ministry’s refusal to grant stateless persons citizenship was in violation of UN Conventions, a top civil servant said…

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Posted on 30. May, 2013 in: News

Human trafficking arrests

Six Romanian nationals were arrested during a raid on the red-light district of Vesterbro in Copenhagen, Wednesday. The five men and one woman all denied the charges but were remanded in custody for…

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Posted on 29. May, 2013 in: News

DPP casts suspicion on new citizens

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has come under fire for a full-page that appears in national newspapers today. The ad names 685 people who are about to be granted Danish citizenship, and the…

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Posted on 29. May, 2013 in: News

‘Wise men’ question government’s growth projections

Economic growth in Denmark will be far less than the government’s very cautious projection of 0.5 per cent this year, according to the ‘wise men’ of the Economic Council who in their Spring…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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