Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, March 24th – March 30th, 2014

Politics/Economy Denmark’s biggest financial institution, Danske Bank, predicted economic growth of 1.5 per cent this year, rising to 2 per cent in 2015, boosted by a combination of increased consumer spending at home…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Local mayors challenge Prime Minister

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has lost grass-roots support in the EU child benefit dispute, signalling problems for the government both at home and in the upcoming EU election. Social Democrat mayors in councils…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Social Democrats heading for disaster as mayors turn against Thorning

The ruling Social Democrats are on the verge of collapse, according to leading political commentator Hans Engell. After reports of widespread discontent amongst Social Democrat mayors in local councils throughout the country, the…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

British PM backs Thorning for top EU job

British Prime Minister David Cameron believes his Danish counterpart, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, would be an ‘excellent choice’ to become the new President of the EU Commission. According to the Financial Times, the two leaders…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Flexicurity doesn’t work

The legendary Danish flexicurity model has become outmoded and no longer works, according to a new study by the Rockwool Foundation. The much-vaunted labour market model, under which the state provides a generous…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

EX-Norway PM to replace Fogh at NATO

Denmark’s Anders Fogh Rasmussen will be replaced by Norway’s ex-PM Jens Stoltenberg when he steps down as NATO Secretary General at the Wales summit in October. After resigning as Dansh Prime Minister in…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Fogh made NATO more visible says expert

During his five years as Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen made the western military alliance far more ‘visible’ in the media, according to an American expert who in 2010 published a…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Majority rejects EU sex ban proposal

A majority of the Danish electorate is against an EU proposal that would make buying sex illegal. The EU parliament is considering following the ‘Nordic Model’ by criminalising the purchase of sex, but…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2014 in: News

Job hotline to stop the flow of East European workers

Despite figures showing that 150,000 unemployed are ’ready and willing’ to work, many Danish companies are unable to find suitable Danish manpower and are forced to hire East Europeans instead. To help solve…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2014 in: News

Government confirms deployment of fighter planes

Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard (R) and Defence Minister Nicolai Wammen (SD) have confirmed that fighter planes will be sent to the Baltics on 1 May and this decision is backed by all parties…

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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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