Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Socialists pull out of government – leader quits

The Socialist People’s Party (SPP) dramatically pulled out of the government coalition, Thursday, after public anger to the DONG sale split the party and forced leader Annette Vihelmsen to step down. Ms Vihelmsen…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Newspapers’ reaction to a ‘day of farce’

A day of farce and a major own goal unparalleled in Danish politics – the media’s reaction as the Socialist People’s Party unravelled in front of watching TV cameras, Thursday. Politiken: “The SPP…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Reality exceeds fantasy says Liberal leader

The political controversy surrounding the DONG sale has created a stir abroad. The Socialist People’s Party (SPP) decision to pull out of the ruling coalition has, according to the British Financial Times ‘brought…

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Vestager: No change in government policy

Social Liberal leader Margrethe Vestager said it’s far too early to say whether the new Soc Dem/Soc Lib coalition would be politically stronger without the Socialist People’s Party (SPP). She said the latest…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

New poll: Government weakened by SPP exit

The Socialist People’s Party’s dramatic exit from government leaves Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt in a precarious position. In a new Gallup poll taken immediately after the left-wing party quit the coalition and leader…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Pia K: Election now!

Pia Kjærsgaard has challenged Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt to ‘do the right thing’ after the Socialist People’s Party’s exit from the government and call a general election. The ex-Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader claimed…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Parliament rubber-stamps DONG deal

Although parliament’s Finance Committee finally ratified the controversial DONG sell-off, Thursday, the Danish People’s Party and Red/Green Alliance warned they would continue to challenge the deal that gives US investment bank Goldman Sachs…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

PM dismisses US surveillance allegations

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has brushed off allegations of unlawful US surveillance in this country. According to a document obtained by left-wing daily Information via whistleblower Edward Snowden, the NSA spied on Denmark and…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 in: News

Unemployment at four-year low

The Danish unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in four years. 148,200 people were officially jobless in December, 5.6% of the labour force and 2,300 down on the previous month. The…

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Posted on 30. Jan, 2014 in: News

Newspaper: NSA spied on Copenhagen climate conference

The NSA spied on Denmark and other key countries ahead of the 2009 Cop-15 climate summit in Copenhagen, according to a document obtained by left-wing daily Information via whistleblower Edward Snowden. The document,…

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