Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

Tax Authority ignores parliament

The National Tax Authority (SKAT) has failed to live up to political demands to crack down on organised crime. Lawmakers granted SKAT extra funding in 2013 to set up a task force of…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

Police use internet to nab drug dealers

While SKAT has been negligent in cracking down on organised crime (above) the police have made a significant breakthrough in hunting down internet drug dealers. Berlingske reports how by analysing bitcoin transactions the…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

Critics question street-gang proposal

Banning convicted gang members from returning to their ‘home turf’ after release from prison is futile according to critics of the government’s new crime bill. The government claims that too many members of…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Prime Minister denies rift with DPP

The government has an ‘excellent working relationship’ with the Danish People’s Party (DPP), Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said yesterday, downplaying the growing alliance between the tripartite coalition’s guarantor of a parliamentary majority…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Political majority will place stiffer demands on skilled immigrants

A parliamentary majority, excluding the government, is looking to tighten immigration legislation for highly qualified foreigners. Skilled immigrants are guaranteed a work permit if they have a job paying at least DKK400,000 per…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Integration Minister: Nobody is forced to accept Christianity

The government would never force Muslim immigrants to attend church at Christmas or celebrate other Christian festivals, Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said during parliament’s question time, Wednesday. In response to the Social Democrats’…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Dane charged with burning Quran

A Danish man has been charged with violating the blasphemy law by burning a copy of the Quran. In only the fourth-ever case of its kind in Denmark, and the first since 1971,…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

DPP moves to scrap blasphemy law

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has renewed its call for the blasphemy law to be abolished after a 42-year-old man was charged with burning a copy of the Quran yesterday. The party’s justice…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Carlsberg Village boosts Copenhagen’s green ambition

The New York Times reports how the new ‘Carlsberg Village’ project, built on the site where the famous brewery used to stand in the formerly seedy local district of Vesterbro, is central to…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2017 in: News

Court denies Korean extradition request

Aalborg District court has declined to impose an extradition order on Chung Yoo-ra , the woman embroiled in South Korea’s influence-peddling political scandal. Chung, who was arrested in early January, will remain in…

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