Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Conservatives: Couples should have common law rights

Newly elected party leader, Søren Pape Poulsen, wants equal tax rights for both married and cohabiting couples. Currently it is only married couples that can benefit from each other’s unused personal tax allowences….

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Greenpiece: Shale gas operations should be Ministry’s responsibility

Environment Minister, Kirsten Brosbøl (S), will now take control of pending shale gas operations in Northern Jutland. Greenpiece has criticized Denmark for previously placing the responsiblity of initial exploratory drilling on the Northern…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Danes want tighter asylum regulations

There is a growing number of refugees coming into Denmark, and more Danes are calling for more restrictive asylum rules, according to a new poll by research analysis group, Megafon. The figures are…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Dahl not wanted as Prime Minister

A new poll shows 51 per cent of Danes do not want Danish People Party leader, Kristian Thulesen Dahl, as new prime minister. DPP spokesperson, Peter Skaarup, says there is a marked difference…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Conservatives will increase defense budget

NATO has stated that member states should spend a greater share of GDP on defense. At the Conservative national congress on Sunday, the party voted to increase the defense budget to 2 percent…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Government should not interfere in prayer rooms

Integration Minister, Manu Sareen (R), believes that the availability of a prayer room available for employees should be up to the individual workplace or institution, and not the government. Sareen is referring to…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 21st – September 28th, 2014

Politics / Economy Education Minister Sofie Carsten Nielsen will cut 4,000 spaces in study programs where employment prospects are lowest. The Red-Green Alliance accused the government of punishing students for the lack of…

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Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 in: News

Liberals support soldiers in Syria

Soren Pind, the Liberal Party’s foreign affairs spokesman, has said that soldiers are necessary on the ground in order to eliminate the terrorist group the Islamic State in Syria. “Bombing is not enough…

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Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 in: News

DHL to experiment with drone delivery

The first unmanned aircraft to deliver goods within Europe will be trialled by Danish logistics firm, DHL. They plan to deliver medication to Juist, a small German island in the North Sea. A…

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Posted on 25. Sep, 2014 in: News

Trade Minister to UN: Denmark is taking the lead against extremism

The Development and Trade Minister, Mogens Jensen, told the United Nations Security Council that Denmark is one step ahead of the UN when it comes to dealing with extremism. On Wednesday the United…

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