Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

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Indonesian investement in Saxo Bank / Skilled Germans bypass Denmark / Vestas wins orders in Germany, Uruguay Saxo Bank: Indonesia’s Sinar Mas Group has acquired 9.9 per cent of Saxo Bank for DKK951m,…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

Finance Minister: Previous government ‘photo-shopped’ the economy

Finance Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has accused the previous Social Democrat-led government of cosmetically enhancing the state of the economy during the last election campaign. Mr Frederiksen has called a press conference for…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

New Social Democrat leader has business ambitions

Despite traditionally representing the left-wing of the Social Democrats, new leader Mette Frederiksen now says she’s willing to embrace the business sector as an important factor in the future. In a lengthy interview…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

Danish jets withdrawn from Iraq mission

Danish F16s have been withdrawn from the bombing raids against the Islamic State in Iraq for repair and to allow the crew and ground staff to recover. Defence Minister Carl Holst said Saturday…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

EU referendum set for December 3rd

Danes will go to the polls in December to vote on whether to shed the country’s EU Justice and Home Affairs opt-out for a more ‘flexible’ approach. Despite speculation about a November date…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

Foreign Minister sees thaw in frosty Russian relationship

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen has signalled a thaw in Denmark-Russia relations by announcing he’s ready to ‘re-open’ political dialogue with Moscow. He told Jyllands-Posten, Friday, that the relationship has become ‘stuck’ at various…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2015 in: News

Museum thieves caught on video

The Glyptoteket Museum in central Copenhagen has released video footage of the two suspects suspected of stealing the Man with the Broken Nose, a 25.5cm bronze bust worth around DKK2m (€260,000). From the…

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Posted on 23. Aug, 2015 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 17th – 23rd 2015

Politics/Economy The minority Liberal government has got off to a better start than its Social Democrat-led predecessor did four years ago – the first opinion poll after the election showed the Liberals and…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

DPP sinks to new low in refugee debate

The DPP has sparked of yet another migrant debate by questioning why a local authority has chosen to house refugees ‘just three metres from a kindergarten.’ In a video message on his Facebook…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

New poll: Slight gain for government

The minority Liberal government has got off to a better start than its Social Democrat-led predecessor did four years ago. The first opinion poll after the election shows the Liberals and their centre-right…

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