Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

Foreign criminals’ ‘cushy’ prison life

The Liberals (V) are demanding a crackdown on foreign criminals awaiting deportation. In response to the growing number of foreign nationals incarcerated in Danish prisons, the party’s justice spokesperson, Karsten Lauritzen, said the…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

Thorning refuses to sign anti-Israel declaration

Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s unwillingness to sign a joint Nordic declaration against Israel has provoked a storm of criticism. Fellow Social Democratic leaders in the Nordic region – Sweden’s Stefan Löfven, Finland’s Antti Rinne, Norway’s…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

PM ‘ignored Nordic values’

Helle Thorning-Schmidt has been accused of ’disregarding Nordic values’ by failing to sign a declaration condemning Israel’s attack on Gaza. After the Prime Minister refused to add her name to the list of…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

New sanctions will hit Putin hard

Russia will definitely be hard hit by the latest round of economic sanctions imposed by 28 EU ambassadors, the chair of parliament’s Foreign Policy Committee, Mette Gjerskov (S) said yesterday. She said Russia…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

Cash withdrawals could signal spending boom

A drop in savings suggests that Danish consumers are ready to start spending again. A new report by mortgage lender Nykredit shows that private customers’ collective deposits fell by more than DKK10bn in…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

Economists predict jobs turnaround

Leading economists are confident that many of those who are unemployed today will have found work within six months. 32 out of 39 members of Ritzau’s ’Economic Panel’ – around 82% – believe…

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Posted on 30. Jul, 2014 in: News

New Maersk alliance ready to go

The new major VSA – Vessel Sharing Agreements – collaboration between the two largest container carriers in the world, Maersk Line and MSC, could in theory start operating in the major Chinese container…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 in: News

Defense Minister keeps silent on surveillance of Danes

Legal experts criticize Defence Minister’s decision to keep silent when invoking a controversial “war rules” to justify surveillance. Defence Minister Nicolai Wammen (S) recently confirmed that he will continue the government’s policy of…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 in: News

Danes want lower tax on healthy foods

Four out of five Danes want differentiated taxes on fruits and vegetables. Experts aren’t convinced that this will lead to better choices. A survey conducted by Norstat on behalf of the Danish Council…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2014 in: News

Feared virus hits Danish-owned pig farm

African Swine Fever (ASF) has hit its first large-scale EU farm in Lithuania, which is owned by Danish pig product company Idavang. The virus has already had a detrimental effect on Danish pork…

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