Posted on 31. Aug, 2014 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 24th – August 31st, 2014

Politics/Economy Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon said economic growth is improving and the situation isn’t as gloomy as just a few years ago, when he presented the government’s draft budget for 2015. The government…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

EU top job: It’s Thorning vs. Tusk

The race to become President of the Council has narrowed to a head-to-head between Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and her Polish counterpart, Donald Tusk, according to the British Financial Times. Under the…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

EU: I’m not a candidate says PM

Despite the intense media speculation, Helle Thorning-Schmidt continues to deny she’s a candidate for President of the EU Council. Ahead of this weekend’s summit, when EU leaders gather to nominate the successor to…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Government slips behind in new poll

If Prime Minister doesn’t get a top EU job tomorrow she’s facing a long, cold political winter in this country. A new Megafon poll for Politiken shows the ruling Social Democats, who had…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Danish parliament split on tackling Danish jihadists

The Danish parliament is split along party lines about how to handle Danish jihadists, young Muslim residents who go abroad to fight for terror organisation The Islamic State (IS) and may return home…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Politicians rubbish Espersen’s ‘misguided view’ of Iraq

Both opponents and supporters of the 2003 Iraq invasion have dismissed Danish People’s Party MP Søren Espersen’s claim that it would have been better if Saddam Hussein had never been ousted by the…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Transport plane takes off for Iraq

A Danish Hercules transport plane is on its way to join the international mission against the militant, Islamist Islamic State (IS). Although officially defined as a humanitarian aid mission, the plane will carry…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Suspected terrorist was a worried student

A Copenhagen-wide manhunt, Thursday, for a ‘middle-eastern man acting suspiciously’ on a train turned out to be a false alarm. The police launched the manhunt after receiving a tip off that a man,…

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Posted on 29. Aug, 2014 in: News

Dairy farmers rewarded as Arla posts record earnings

Dairy giant Arla emerged from the first half of 2014 with record DKK1bn earnings for its farmer owners. Arla Foods’ revenue grew by 11 per cent to DKK 39.8 bn in the first…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2014 in: News

Iraq humanitarian mission will put Danes in danger zone says Minister

Defence Minister Nicolai Wammen has warned that the 55 troops and advisors accompanying the Danish Hercules transport plane to Northern Iraq will be in the danger zone. The plane and crew’s mandate is to carry…

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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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