Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

Alcoholism and sexual abuse rife in Greenland

Greenland continues to be plagued by suicide, alcoholism, and sexual abuse. A new census report by the National Institute for Public Health shows that one in three Greenlanders has been sexually abused before…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

Government wavers on Russian pipeline

The government has called for a debate about the Nordstream II gas pipeline that will link Russia and Germany, news weekly Mandag Morgen reported yesterday. The state-controlled Russian gas giant Gazprom plans to double the…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

Lundbeck shares plummet after US rejects anti-depressant

Shares in Danish pharma giant Lundbeck hit a 3-year low, Tuesday, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declined to approve expanded use of its antidepressant Brintellix, used to treat Major Depressive…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

DONG drops North Sea project

Partially state-owned energy giant DONG has ceased development of its North Sea Hejre oil field, which has suffered problems and delays from its supplier consortium. The project has been plagued by setbacks and…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

Easter sales setback

Pre-Easter retail sales dropped from last year, a ‘disappointing’ sign for the economy according to economists. Retail purchases with the Danish national debit card, Dankort, normally an accurate reflection of consumer spending, fell…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2016 in: News

Maersk loses Angola contract

Maersk Drilling has received a notice of early contract termination from Angola. Under the terms of the original contract, due to end in December 2016, the company is entitled to receive compensation. It…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

Integration Minister questions aid organisations’ political stance

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has questioned the motives of humanitarian organisations who have reduced their commitment to emergency aid projects in Greece. The Danish Refugee Council, UNHCR, Save the Children, and Doctors Across…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

Justice Minister derides ‘fence-sitting’ parties

Justice Minister Søren Pind has lashed out at parties who would rather issue ’empty promises’ than accept the responsibility of governing the country. In an interview with Politiken he warns that ‘normally peaceful…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

Public sector relocation costs soar

The cost of relocating 4,000 public sector jobs out of Copenhagen could be far more than previously estimated. Although the government has already doubled its original estimate, to DKK1bn, the long-term expenditure surrounding what Prime Minister…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

PM enjoys Easter break in Middle East

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen and his wife Solrun were invited to a low-key, private dinner by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara in Jerusalem at the start of the Danish couple’s five-day…

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