Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Comeback for Soc Dems signals close election

Prime Minister could be tempted to call an early election after a new poll showing the opposition’s lead has narrowed to less than 3 percentage points. The latest Greens poll for financial daily…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Expert: ‘Government is running on empty’

The government’s recent optimism about the economy is challenged by new figures showing a growing public sector deficit. In its latest convergence programme to be sent to the EU, the government projects a…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Economy: Construction sector pessimistic

The construction sector, normally a reliable indicator for the economy, doesn’t share the growing belief that an upswing is just around the corner. Despite signs of growth elsewhere, the Danish Construction Association (DCA),…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Finance Ministry: Reforms have reduced inequality

The government’s eagerness to push through reforms since it came to power in 2011 has created more equality in society, new figures from the Finance Ministry reveal, but little effect on the average…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

More reforms in the pipeline says Finance Minister

Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon has promised voters a new raft of reforms if the government wins re-election this year. When questioned about the Social Democrats’ future policy if they hang on to power,…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Killer hailed as a hero by Isis

Omar El-Hussein, the 22-year-old Muslim who shot and killed two people and wounded several others in two separate Copenhagen terror attacks last month, is hailed as a hero and a martyr in the…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Isis war bill: DKK213m

Denmark has spent over DKK200m helping to combat the extremist Islamic State (Isis) in Syria and Iraq, Defence Ministry figures obtained by news agency Ritzau show. Since Danish F-16s were despatched to the…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

93 year old Danish Nazi dies

93-year-old Soren Kam, a Danish former Nazi officer and a war criminal on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s most wanted list has died, according to a death note in the German paper Allgauer Zeitung…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

Denmark applies to join Chinese-led investment bank, despite US concerns

Denmark has applied to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), becoming the latest European power to join the institution, despite the misgivings of the USA. From Reuters: China’s Ministry of Finance…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2015 in: News

National Bank resumes bond sales as krone stabilises

The Danish National Bank resumed selling government bonds on Monday, after refusing auction bids three times in its attempt to ease upward pressure on the Danish krone, which is pegged to the euro. Analysts…

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