Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Politicians set to approve Fehmarn contracts

A broad parliamentary majority will likely allow Fehmarn A/S, the company charged with the construction of a 18  kilometer-long fixed link to Germany, to enter into a number of landmark construction contracts, DR…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Asylum centre rape charge

A 24-year-old man is in custody charged with rape following an alleged serious assault on a woman at the Sandholm asylum center outside Copenhagen The offense is alleged to have occurred in the…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Imams tight-lipped after emergency meeting

A hastily-called meeting of Danish Imams at Copenhagen’s Islamic Cultural Centre has ended without comment. Up to twenty religious leaders participated in the meeting, which came as a reaction to  TV 2’s four-part …

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Government faces rebellion over thinktank move

The Social Democrats want answers from the government over the proposed relocation of the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) to Aarhus, writes Politiken. The shift is part of an ongoing government policy…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Trump “wants to mimic Denmark”

The influential Washington Post newspaper has claimed that the policies of current US presidential hopeful Donald Trump are in many ways aligned with those of the current Danish government In an opinion piece…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Suspending ‘Dublin’ could be the solution says Løkke

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has refused to rule out a temporary suspension of the Dublin Regulation that regulates the refugee system in Europe, but said he still believes in a pan-EU solution to the…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister: Keep up the pressure on Russia

The West needs to maintain its pressure on Russia, Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen said yesterday after a brief meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergej Lavrov, on the sidelines of a meeting of the…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Government’s ally repeats election threat

The Danish economy continues to struggle and yet another week has been wasted – that was the message from Liberal Alliance leader Anders Samuelsen yesterday in response to low growth figures showing just…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Youngest terror suspect released

The Public Prosecutor has declined to formally charge the youngest suspect allegedly involved in last year’s terrorist attacks in Copenhagen. The 18-year-old was released a few weeks ago after the prosecution failed to…

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Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

Rise in bancruptcies reflects sluggish economy

The number of companies filing for bancruptcy has risen significantly over the past 12 months, a further sign of the sluggish economy according to economists. 4,921 businesses went bust in the March ’15…

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