Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

PM to set EU referendum date today

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will today set the date for the planned referendum on the justice opt-out, the Ministry of State confirmed yesterday. The previous Social Democrat-led government announced in March that…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

Løkke wary of British EU debate

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has brought forward the date for a referendum on scrapping the justice opt-out to avoid it being influenced by Britain’s ‘Brexit’ debate, according to Politiken. The paper claims…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

Home improvement scheme has created only 600 jobs – at DKK1.8m each

The Social Democrats have accused the ruling Liberals of ‘lies and manipulation’ after new Tax Ministry calculations showing the home improvement tax allowance scheme has created 4,400 fewer jobs than expected. Prime Minister…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

Government’s climate reduction ‘bad timing’ says former Commissioner

The government’s proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 37% by 2020, instead of the original target of 40%, is ‘bad timing’ and a poor signal to send just three months ahead of…

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Posted on 21. Aug, 2015 in: News

Retail sales up

Denmark’s retail sales increased for the second straight month in July, but at a slower pace than in the prior month, preliminary figures from Statistics Denmark showed Wednesday. Retail sales rose 0.5 percent…

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Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in: News

Record EU migrant figures make government more determined

New EU figures showing that a record 107,500 migrants crossed the European Union’s borders last month confirm the government’s worst fears, the ruling Liberals’ integration spokesman Marcus Knuth said yesterday. EU border agency…

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Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in: News

More asylum seekers in August

An average of 32 asylum seekers arrived in Denmark every day in June and July and, according to Berlingske, the numbers have risen to fifty a day in August. The ruling Liberals’ integration…

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Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in: News

Government’s anti-refugee campaign creates international stir

International media continue to monitor Denmark’s efforts to clampdown on refugees. British political and cultural magazine The New Statesman notes that ‘no other nation in Europe has yet advertised its deterrence so explicitly.’…

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Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in: News

Red/Greens appeal for ‘social majority’

The far-left Red/Greens are hoping to put together an alternative majority to challenge the government on issues such as welfare, unemployment benefits, and social dumping. At the party’s summer get together in Kastrup,…

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Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in: News

Conservatives fight for homeowners

A freeze on land value tax will form the cornerstone of the Conservatives’ demands in upcoming budget negotiations. Party leader Søren Pape told Berlingske, Wednesday, that the Conservatives wouldn’t support any budget that…

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