Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Løkke wins left-wing support – a sign of things to come?

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen put together a left-right, cross-party majority, Monday, for one of his main election promises – the reintroduction of the home improvement scheme, which provides homeowners with a tax…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Employment Minister backs down from ‘loser nation’ jibe

Newly installed Employment Minister Jørn Neergaard Larsen has backed down from his characterisation of Denmark as a ‘loser nation’. As head of The Danish Employers Confederation (DA), Mr Larsen said in April that…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Government resists DPP’s EU demands

The government’s political programme, announced by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Sunday, is far less Eurosceptic than commentators assumed after the June 18th general election when the anti-EU Danish People’s Party became the…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Government facing opposition from allies

Just two days into the new elective period and the government is already facing opposition from its centre-right allies on two important pieces of legislation. The Liberal Alliance is refusing to back the…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Thorning and Løkke ‘exchange keys’

Ex–prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt and her successor, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, laughed and joked at a relaxed ‘handing over of the keys’ ceremony at the Ministry of State, Monday, in sharp contrast to their…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Immigration Minister launches asylum policy reform

New Integration Minister Inger Støjberg hit the ground running, Monday, when she announced a new asylum-policy reform bill will be put before parliament on Friday. After exchanging pleasantries with her predecessor Carsten Hansen,…

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Posted on 30. Jun, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

National Bank: No rush on krone / Ministry urges tourists to carry cash in Greece / National Bank sells bonds National Bank: Denmark’s National Bank reported no strong currency flows in or out…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Liberals form one-party government

Lars Lokke Rasmussen was appointed prime minister on Sunday and formed a narrow, one-party minority government 10 days after winning just 34 seats at the General Election. After a week of trying to…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Løkke’s new cabinet

Prime Minister presented his cabinet to Queen Margethe, Sunday – 17 new ministers representing 50% of the Liberals’ parliamentary representation. Rather surprisingly, new Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen will also assume responsibility for development…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Main points of government’s polical platform

After presenting his team of ministers to the Queen, Sunday, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen laid out his government’s political platform: The main points: Public sector: Mr Løkke Rasmussen has paved the way…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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