Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Danish People’s Party hits new heights

If the general election was held today the Danish People’s Party (DPP) would emerge as the country’s biggest party with 21.2 per cent of the vote. A new Megafon poll for Politiken puts,…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Editorial: DPP success signals power struggle on the right

The new Megafon poll that puts the Danish People’s Party (DPP) ahead of the Liberals signals a potentially fierce internal power struggle in the ‘blue’ camp, Politiken’s political editor Mette Østergaard predicts in…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Top Liberals accused of campaign funding violation

Nine prominent politicians, including cabinet ministers in the previous Lib/Con coalition, have been accused of breaking the law by failing to reveal that they each received DKK25,000 from the radical Saxo Bank ahead…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Jihadists on welfare

Danish jihadists have claimed welfare handouts while fighting alongside the Islamic State in Syria. New Danish Intelligence (PET) figures reveals that 28 young Muslims who’ve now returned to Denmark received taxpayer-funded benefits whilst…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Political heavyweights in battle for Lykketoft’s job

Former Danish People’s Party leader Pia Kjærsgaard has emerged as a strong candidate to succeed Speaker of Parliament Mogens Lykketoft when he leaves to become President of the UN General Assembly next year….

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Labour market stagnation

The Danish labour market continues to tread water. The jobless queue shrank by just 100 people in October, new Statistics Denmark figures show, as 5% of the workforce (133,000) remains unemployed. Virtually no…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Finance miniser prods the unemployed

The unemployed should be forced to take any job offered, Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon said yesterday after a TV documentary showed how four jobless Danes refused to accept low-paid service industry jobs despite…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2014 in: News

Sluggish economy increases Greenland’s dependency on Greenland

The fight for independence has taken a back seat in the Greenland election campaign which culminates in a general election today. Secession from Denmark, the big issue at the previous election, has rarely…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2014 in: News

Lykketoft nabs top UN job

After 18 months of intensive behind closed door diplomacy, Speaker of Parliament Mogens Lykketoft (S) has been appointed President of the United Nations General Assembly from September next year. The decision was made…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2014 in: News

Liberals’ ‘attack manual’ leaked to press

The Liberals (V) were embarrassed yesterday by the leak of an in-house manual that provides advice on how to attack the government and its left-wing allies in the upcoming election campaign. The manual,…

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