Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Anti-immigrant party cans candidate for sterilisation comments

The New Conservatives (Nye Borgerlige) have fired one of their leading candidates in the upcoming municipal election after he applauded Bangladesh’s plan to offer voluntary sterilisation to Rohingya refugees. Morten Johan Lintrup, who was number one…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Experts fear low voter turn-out in local elections – EU citizens have no interest

A record number of foreign nationals have the right to vote in the upcoming municipal elections – but probably wont. The number of EU citizens with a voting card has risen by 32%…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

DPP MP accused of trying to influence corruption trial

A leading Danish People’s Party politician has been reported to the police for ‘unlawful political involvement in a court case’. According to the defence lawyer for one of the accused in the public…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Crown Prince denies defying government in Russian doping scandal

Crown Prince Frederik has denied he was conducting his own foreign policy when, as a member of the International Olympic Committee (OIC), he declined to vote for a resolution to exclude Russia from…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

‘Submarine Slayer’ admits to cutting up Swedish journalist

Peter Madsen, the alleged ‘Submarine Slayer’, has admitted dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall and dumping her body parts in the sea but still denies killing her, police said on Monday….

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Unions demand crackdown on foreign tourist buses

Danish unions are pushing for new rules to stop eastern and southern European bus companies from transporting tourists around Copenhagen. According to transport unions, Polish, Estonian and Lithuanian buses were contracted by cruise…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Denmark urges international community to support Bangladesh

Development Aid Minister Ulla Tørnæs has called on the international community to give more support to Bangladesh to help tackle the Rohingya crisis. After visiting Rohingya refugee camps in the country, Monday, she…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2017 in: News

Doubts about profitability of Viking Link power cable

The planned Viking Link between Denmark and Great Britain will make green energy ‘the new bacon’ for Denmark, according to Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt, but experts have expressed serious doubts about the…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

DPP looks for mayoral boost in local elections

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has never won mayoral positions outside Copenhagen despite being the biggest party on the right. Although the party has at times won a majority of votes in local…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

Russian ambassador accuses ex-minister of spreading misinformation

Russia’s ambassador to Denmark, Mikhail Valentinovich Vanin, has accused former foreign minister, Uffe Ellemann-Jensen of having a ‘selective memory’. In an op-ed article in Berlingske the Ambassador, who last week characterised Denmark as…

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