Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

‘Blue’ parties leave fingerprint on government’s platform

All parties on the right have been granted concessions in the new government’s political platform, according to DR’s senior political analyst Jens Ringberg. He said the political programme presented yesterday shows that Lars…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Left wing concern about hard line employment minister

The new, left-wing opposition has expressed concern that the appointment of Jørn Neergaard Larsen, Director General of the Danish Employers Confederation (DA), as Minister for Employment signals the start of a crackdown on the sick and…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Danske Bank: Greece’s economy could be paralysed by bank closure

Denmark’s biggest bank, Danske Bank, has warned that Greece’s economy will be paralysed if the country’s banks and stock exchange remain closed for a longer period of time. After Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2015 in: News

Business shorts:

Pork exports up / Norway copies Danske Bank / Danish investment group sues OW Bunker Pork: Danish exports of pork increased by 6 per cent, year on year, to 292,000 tonnes, during  the…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2015 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 22nd – June 28th 2015

Politics/Economy Denmark is to be ruled by a very narrow, Liberal-only government after Prime Minister in waiting Lars Løkke Rasmussen failed in his efforts to form a majority, four party coalition, or a…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 in: News

New government negotiations continue

Liberal Party leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen is still struggling to form the new government with other members of the right-leaning parties forming the ‘blue bloc’. “There is no party in Parliament with 90 mandates…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 in: News

DPP calls for new restrictions on refugees

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has called for snap legislation to limit the number of refugees heading for Denmark. Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen (V) promised during the election campaign he would summon…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 in: News

Male employment rates dropping in Denmark

While the male unemployment rate is dropping, the female employment rate has remained steady. Experts suggest that the gender gap is likely due to more men seeking higher education instead of directly entering…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 in: News

Former PM says goodbye at last EU summit

As slated next Prime Minister, Lars Løkke Rasmussen (V), has not yet formed a government, Helle Thorning-Shmidt played a “more withdrawn” role at the EU summit on Thursday and Friday this week. Thorning…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2015 in: News

Danish passport errors cause travel worries

Errors have been made with 50 000 passports nationwide, leaving many Danes worried that issues may arise when crossing borders this vacation season. Danish municipalities took over the role of issuing of passports…

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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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