Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 in: News

Opposition increases lead as Liberals make gains

As the general election approaches, a new poll shows that the opposition has increased its lead and is heading for a comfortable victory. The latest Megafon poll for TV 2 shows the four…

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Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 in: News

Liberals – reluctantly – back asylum bill

The Liberals intend to vote for the government’s asylum bill next week even though they doubt it will have any effect. After previously dismissing the bill as ‘lousy’ and ‘ineffectual’ the party’s justice…

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Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 in: News

Socialists: East Europeans out, immigrants in

The Socialist People’s Party (SPP) has called for a determined effort to replace the estimated 100,000 east Europeans in the labour market with refugees and non-western immigrants. The party’s integration spokeswoman, Karina Lorentzen…

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Government launches ambitious ecology plan

The government will back its ambitious ecology ambitions today with 67 new initiatives and DKK400m. Food Minister Dan Jørgensen said on the Ministry’s website: “To achieve our goals, which are the most ambitious…

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Conservatives sued for DKK1.7m

The Conservatives, struggling in the polls, are also struggling to pay their bills. The party is being sued by its former advertising agency, Integral, for an unpaid invoice of for DKK1.7m. Head of…

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Religious communities demand answers from food minister

The Jewish Community is demanding a response from Food Minister Dan Jørgensen about the ritual slaughter of animals. When the Minister approved a new regulation last February, which stipulated the slaughter of animals…

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Ryaniar threatens legal action against unions

Ryanair has threatened to sue Danish unions if they carry out their threat to block the airline’s operations at Copenhagen Airport. At a press conference in Copenhagen, Monday, Director of Personnel Eddie Wilson…

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National Bank cuts deposit rate again

The Danish National Bank has cut its key policy rate for the third time in two weeks, after intervening in the foreign exchange market in an effort to keep the krone within a…

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Posted on 30. Jan, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Krone recovers after slight dip / Coloplast hit by Russian problems / Carlsberg closures cost 560 jobs Danish krone: Pressure on the Danish crown eased briefly on Thursday after the National Bank took…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2015 in: News

Lidegaard demands more sanctions against Russia

Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard will table a demand for further sanctions against Russia at today’s emergency summit of EU Foreign Ministers in Brussels. This comes after Pro-Russian rebels announced a major new offensive…

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