Posted on 30. Nov, 2016 in: News

DPP questions government’s platform

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has strengthened its opposition to the new tripartite government’s policies. Party leader Kristian Thulsen Dahl,  the powerbroker in parliament, has already labeled some of the economic goals of…

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Denmark wants access to American intelligence

Danish Defence Command is demanding access to the USA’s classified information whenever it pertains to Danish planes  bombing targets in the campaign against ISIS. Denmark has faced criticism for being involved in a…

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Maternity wards in a dire state

The Social Democrats and Socialist People’s Party have demanded an explanation from Minister for Health Ellen Thrane Nørby for the poor conditions of maternity wards. Copenhagen’s hospitals have been ordered to find DKK640m…

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EU energy legislation is good news for Denmark

The EU released its “Winter Package” on Wednesday, including measures that will have mixed effects for Denmark’s green industry. The thousand-page proposal is a legislative roadmap for the EU to live up to…

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Nigel Farage says Dan-exit is inevitable

Nigel Farage, who led the anti-EU United Kingdom Independence Party at the time of Brexit, believes it ‘inevitable’ that Denmark will leave the EU. The comments were made on Wednesday before a visit…

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Tax Minister open to audit recommendations

An audit of the  Value Added Tax (VAT) collection system, prompted by a recent scandal in which DKK13.3bn was mistakenly refunded to foreign criminals,  found no evidence of large-scale systemic fraud but Tax Minister…

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Danish GDP growth unexpectedly high

According to the Danish Statistics Agency GDP rose by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2016, a sign that growth is taking hold once again in Denmark. During the same period last year…

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Vestager wins Dane of the year

EU Competition Commissioner Magrethe Vestager has been named Dane of the year, an award given out by the newspaper Berlingske. The 3 year old prize is given out on the basis of large…

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Danish pilots not to blame for Syria deaths

Danish fighter pilots acted in ‘good faith’ when they mistakenly bombed Syrian army forces on the 17th of September as part of an international coalition mission, Major General Flemming Lentfer of Defence Command Denmark said…

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LA leader denies sell-out

Politicians are allowed to change their mind – at least according to Liberal Alliance leader, and foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, who was bombarded with questions from journalists yesterday about his party’s turnaround on…

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