Posted on 30. Dec, 2013 in: News

Fewer employed to fund welfare burden

There are fewer people in the labour market to support those claiming welfare. A new report by the Danish Employers’ Confederation (DEC) reveals there are now just 3.5 taxpayers for every person on…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2013 in: News

Jobless forced to pick up dog-dirt

Unemployed benefits recipients can look forward to picking up trash and dog excrement in the New Year under the new ‘community jobs’ scheme. According to a labour projection from the Employment Ministry, local…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2013 in: News

Young socialists demand 75% ‘French-like’ tax

The Socialist People’s Party (SPP) has rejected calls from its youth wing (SFU) to copy French President François Hollande’s controversial 75 per cent marginal tax rate on high earners that was given the green light by France’s Constitutional Council, Sunday. Policy…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 in: News

Cancel the unemployment benefit reforms

Inspired by the Minister for Employment, Mette Frederiksen’s (SD) sharp critique of her own unemployment benefit reforms, which has meant the loss of unemployment benefits for approx. 34,000 people in 2013, both the…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 in: News

Home for New Years

The Danish Greenpeace activist Anne Mie Roer is allowed to go home and will leaving Russia as soon as possible. In September, she was arrested along with 29 other activists for protesting against…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 in: News

Banks are raking it in

Bank charges have proved very good business for Danish banks, with customers paying more and more for the privilege of using their banks. In excess of DKR 20b is the estimate for 2013,…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 in: News

Black Friday in Denmark

Shops expect Friday December 27th to be the year’s busiest day, as the sales now start between Christmas and New Year rather than in January as they used to in the old days…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2013 in: News

Illegal export of eels

In Aarhus, a container with seven tons of eels ready for the Japanese market was detained and the company responsible has been reported to the local police, according to the Ministry of the…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2013 in: News

7:59 – Christmas dates

May we wish all our subscribers and readers a very happy Christmas and to all those travelling home to another country, a very safe journey. We sincerely appreciate your support throughout the year…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2013 in: News

Christmas bomb threat

Danish Rail cancelled all traffic across Fynen after receiving a call by an English speaking male who said a bomb would go off at Odense Central Station at 3 PM Sunday, and although…

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