Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

More GGGI problems for Løkke

Lars Løkke Rasmussen is again being questioned about his travel expenditure as chairman of the GGGI (Global Green Growth Insitute)  after it emerged that the environment organisation willingly paid for an expensive airline ticket…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Prince declines to comment on credit card allegations

Prince Joachim, the Queen’s second son, appeared visibly shaken yesterday when asked to comment on allegations that gossip magazine See&Hear paid money for his confidential credit card details. On arrival at a Copenhagen award…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Gossip scandal claims first victim

One of Denmark’s best known and highly respected political commentators, Henrik Qvortrup, is the first high-profile victim of the See&Hear scandal. Mr Qvortrup, prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen’s former press secretary, is so…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Navy support for Baltic allies

Denmark is preparing to despatch a warship to join NATO exercises in the Baltic Sea or Mediterranean to ‘provide reassurance to our allies’, Defence Minister Nikolaj Wammen confirmed yesterday. It hasn’t yet been…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Danish politicians concerned about Greenland’s economy

Greenland needs to implement reforms as soon as possible to avoid a national deficit for years to come, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt told parliament yesterday as she presented a ‘state of the country’…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

EU President: Welfare tourism a ‘minor issue’

Welfare tourism is only a ’minor issue’ according to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, who in an exclusive interview with Politiken says that the debate about child allowance and other social benefits has…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Poland’s EU membership is good for Denmark

Poland’s entry into the EU ten years ago has created major financial benefits for Denmark, according to the heads of Danish companies that have significant operations in the country. While the media and…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Carlsberg slapped with multi-million tax fine

Danish brewing giant Carlsberg has been fined DKK41m (€5.5m) after being found guilty of tax evasion in Finland. A Helsinki court handed out the penalty to the Danish brewer for failing to pay…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2014 in: News

Business shorts

Nordea earnings up / Danske Bank enjoys improved ratings / TDC sells off Finnish operations Nordea: Nordea’s first-quarter operating profit rose 6 percent to 1.11 billion euros ($1.5 billion) exceeding analysts’ forecasts. The…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2014 in: News

Gossip magazine bought credit card info on royals, celebrities

Denmark’s most notorious gossip magazine, See&Hear (Se&Hør) is being investigated by the police after claims that editors paid an IT specialist to monitor celebrities’ and members of the royal family’s credit card transactions….

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