Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

UN criticises asylum policy

UN committees have denounced the Danish Refugee Appeals Board’s asylum rulings on 10 separate occasions over the past 12 months, left-wing daily Information reports. The latest criticism came on June 28th after an…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

Liberals stand firm on immigration

The ruling Liberals have vowed to maintain Denmark’s strict immigration policy in the face of UN criticism. UN committees have denounced the Danish Refugee Appeals Board’s asylum rulings on 10 separate occasions over…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

Disenchanted Liberal voters fail to return

The Liberals continue to struggle with a lack of voter confidence. 240,000 voters who deserted the ruling party at the 2015 election still haven’t returned and, according to experts, probably never will while…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

Voters: Keep tax on high earners

A majority of voters believe the punitive, top rate of income tax should remain untouched. The government has made tax cuts a top priority in upcoming budget negotiations but a new Gallup survey…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

Think tank: Ignore voters and reduce wealth tax

Right-leaning think-tank CEPOS has urged the government to ignore voters and cut the punitive, top rate of income tax. In response to a new survey (above), in which 77% of the electorate said…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

Welfare families put strain on Copenhagen finances

187 families on welfare in the troubled Tingberg housing complex north of Copenhagen are, collectively, costing the city around DKK83m (€11m) per year in social benefits, an average of DKK440,000 per family. 50…

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Posted on 31. Jul, 2017 in: News

DPP MP equates NATO with Russia

In a hard-hitting editorial, Berlingske condemns the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) Marie Krarup, for equating NATO with Russia in the ongoing Crimea conflict. After a visit to Ukraine as part of a NATO…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2017 in: News

Greenland’s PM survives leadership battle

The head of Greenland’s self-rule administation, Kim Kielsen, survived a leadership challenge over full independence from Denmark at the Siumut’s party’s annual convention on Thursday. Challenger Vittus Qujaukitsoq, foreign secretary when Mr. Kielsen’s…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2017 in: News

Counterfeit drug recalled

Pharmacists have warned they cannot ensure the safety of Xeplion, after companies found counterfeit packs of the schizophrenia medicine in batches that were imported into Denmark. A few days ago German drug importer…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2017 in: News

Green taxes don’t work

Politicians are forever eager to impose green taxes on products and services but it seldom improves sustainable development. A new joint report by seven ministries shows the random system of taxation favours certain…

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