Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Integration Minister questions Social Democrats’ commitment to strict refugee policy

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has questioned the Social Democrats’ political will to maintain Denmark’s hard-line stance on refugees and immigration if, and when, they regain power. The party has supported the government’s wide…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Over 5,000 asylum seekers in November

5.039 people applied for asylum in November, the highest number this year. Although the year-end figure is still approaching 20,000, the first 13 days of December have shown a drop compare to the…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Sweden halts rail link to Denmark

Sweden’s state-owned railway operator SJ has cancelled passenger services to and from Denmark because it’s unable to carry out the identity checks demanded by the government to stem an influx of refugees, news…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Priests and imams not welcome at Danish asylum centres

Although priests are employed by prisons and hospitals, and work closely with the public schools system preparing teenagers for confirmation, asylum centres have declared themselves ‘religion-neutral’ – refugees are only allowed a visit…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Global oil turndown costs Danish state a billion dollars

The global oil price collapse oil prices has cost the Danish state billions of kroner this year. New Finance Ministry figures show total income from North Sea oil this year will be no…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Consumers hit by crackdown on foreign e-commerce

Danish consumers could be hit with substantial VAT demands next year after parliament passed a bill, Monday, that gives the Tax Authority (Skat) access to all private credit card data. The new law…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Danish consumers a bit more confident as they head into 2016

Denmark’s consumer confidence strengthened for the second straight month in December,  figures from Statistics Denmark showed Monday. The consumer confidence index, which indicates people’s views on the current and future economic situation, rose…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2015 in: News

Kalundborg shows how big business can cut CO2 emissions

Foreign lawmakers are flocking to Kalundborg, north-west Zeeland, to study the small coastal town’s success with ‘industrial symbosis’ in which companies swap waste and byproducts to cut costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2015 in: News

Foreign Minister in secret talks with Russia

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen has admitted to holding a secret meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Titov, in Copenhagen last month to discuss a wide range of issues, including Ukraine, the Baltic region,…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2015 in: News

Top Liberal defects to rival party

MEP Jens Rohde is the latest high-profile politician to desert the ruling Liberal party. He was re-elected to the European Parliament in 2014 and was previously policy spokesman for the party at the…

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