Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

New whistleblower leak: Denmark has ’focussed cooperation’ with NSA

Denmark is one of 19 countries that has ‘Focused Cooperation’ with the US intelligence agency NSA. According to leading Spanish newspaper El Mundo, an NSA document entitled ‘Sharing computer network operations cryptologic information…

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2014 Budget a ‘done deal’ with Red/Greens says Løkke

Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen stormed out of a short 20-minute budget meeting with Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon, Wednesday, claiming the government already appears to have done a deal with the Red/Green Alliance….

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

DPP leader pessimistic about budget deal

Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl agreed with his Liberal counterpart, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, that the government appears to be  very close to a budget agreement with the Red/Green Alliance and…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

Pia Kjærsgaard’s centrist ambitions: “Thorning-Schmidt is incompetent”

Although Lars Løkke Rasmussen is the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) preferred choice for prime minister after the next election, former party leader Pia Kjærsgaard has warned that the situation could change in the…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

Crown Prince in Israel

Crown Prince Frederik arrived in Israel, Wednesday, the first Danish royal to visit the country. His one-day visit was timed to coincide with the rescue of Danish Jews in October 1943,in which more…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

Immigration encourages Danes to get a better job

A new major labour market study disproves the generally accepted theory that immigrants who take low-paid jobs force wages down and push Danes into the unemployment queue. The new research by Copenhagen University…

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Green-card scheme fails

An increasing number of foreign nationals are applying for a work permit under the ‘green card’ scheme for highly-skilled professionals, even though most end up in the unemployment queue or leave the country…

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House prices up

The Danish housing market continues to show signs of recovery. The price of houses and apartments rose by 1.4 and 1.1 per cent respectively in August, new Statistics Denmark figures show A spokesman…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 in: News

Norwegian Air pays Thai cabin crew 10% of Danish wages

Cut-price airline Norwegian Air has hired cabin crew in Thailand for a basic monthly salary of just DKK2,600 per month – around 10% of what Danish and Norwegian personnel earn. To staff its…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2013 in: News

Budget negotiations: Government refuses to back down to left-wing demands

After yet another round of budget negotiations with Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon, Tuesday, the Red/Greens’ Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen said no real progress had been made. Although the government has indicated that it wants to…

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