Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

Tripartite agreement on vocational training

The government has successfully concluded a tripartite labour agreement with employer organisations and trade unions that will provide DKK2.5bn (€300m) for vocational training programmes. The new funding is aimed at encouraging workers or…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

Drug trade in Christiania ‘flourishing’

The cannabis trade is flourishing in the ‘free state’ of Christiania just one year after residents tried to stop all sales following the shooting of two police officers. Christiania residents joined together to…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

Ex-minister sues state over slow cannabis legislation

Former cabinet minister Manu Sareen is suing the state because the legalisation of medicinal cannabis is progressing too slowly. Under the terms of a four-year pilot project that gets underway in January, doctors…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2017 in: News

DK-UK to build world’s longest power cable

Denmark and the UK are to be linked by the world’s longest underwater power cable. Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt has granted approval for the Viking Link, a cooperation between British National Grid and Danish Energinet.dk…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 23rd – October 29th 2017  

Politics/Economy A new Megafon poll for Politiken indicated the centre-right alliance would remain in power if an election was held today. Integration Minister Inger Støjberg told a parliamentary hearing that Denmark won’t be…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

New poll: Government alliance on course for victory as Social Democrats falter

The centre-right alliance would remain in power if an election was held today. Following a new Megafon poll for Politiken, showing Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen is no longer a ‘shoo-in’ for prime…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

Prince Harry visits war veterans

On the second day of his ‘charm offensive’ in Denmark, Britain’s Prince Harry met the parents of a Danish soldier whose body was flown back with him from Afghanistan. The Prince visited the…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

Energy Minister seals green deal in USA

Denmark is heading for a ‘green windfall’ in the USA, Climate and Energy Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt said yesterday after signing a deal with U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke in Washington DC…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

New Social Liberal boss at City Hall also enjoyed free privileges

40-year-old Tommy Petesen, who replaced Labour & Integration Administrator Anna Mee Allerslev this week after she quit following the ‘wedding reception’ affair, has admitted to using a City Hall reception room, free of charge,…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

DPP: Bring Greenland back to Denmark

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) would support moves to rescind Greenland’s home rule act and bring the country back under Denmark’s control. After leading historian Thorkild Kjærgaard claimed in an article earlier this…

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