Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 in: News

Thorning: Socialist pull-out was a shock

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt says the Socialist People’s Party’s decision to quit the government last February came as a ‘major shock’. In an interview with tabloid daily BT ahead of her New Year…

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Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 in: News

PM puts personal ambition before policy says DPP leader

Helle Thorning-Schmidt is more interested in personal power than political ideology, Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl said yesterday, dismissing the prime minister’s accusation that he’s ‘scared of responsibility’. Mr Thulesen…

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Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 in: News

Economic inequality on the rise

Ahead of the Prime Minister’s New Year speech to the nation, new figures show that the government has failed to live up to one of its most important priorities – reducing economic inequality,…

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Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 in: News

Weary immigrants consider return home

The harsh immigration tone and ongoing debate in this country about Muslims has prompted many immigrants to consider returning home. In a new survey of Turkish-Danish nationals, three out of four say they…

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Posted on 31. Dec, 2014 in: News

India renews demand for extradition of arms smuggler

India has again demanded the extradition of Danish arms smuggler Niels Holck, a situation that continues to cause diplomatic tension between the two countries. The years-long dispute is no closer to a resolution and…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2014 in: News

New poll: Opposition slips back but still on course for victory

With an election year just around the corner the government alliance has slightly reduced the opposition’s lead in a new Epionion poll for DR News – however, Liberal (V) leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2014 in: News

Civil liberties organisations denounce government’s ‘Big Brother’ bill

Civil liberty organisations have called on the government to ensure that citizens’ rights are protected when it presents a new bill that will give the proposed Centre for Cyber Security unlimited access to…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2014 in: News

Social Democrats defend ‘limited residency’ policy

The Liberals (V) have questioned the Social Democrats’ (S) policy for immigrants on limited residency permits, Politiken reports today. The leading opposition party’s spokesman on immigration, Jan E. Jørgensen, said it was concerning…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2014 in: News

Christmas sales up

Although the economy continues to struggle consumers haven’t been afraid of spending a little more on Christmas presents this year. New figures show that retail purchases made with Dankort (national debit card) rose…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2014 in: News

New listeria warning

The Food & Veterinary Administration (Fødevarestyrelsen) has issued a new warning against the dangerous listeria bacteria that caused the death of 13  people earlier this year. Inspectors found listeria in 58 kilos of…

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