Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 in: News

Nordea to slash 6,000 jobs

Nordea, the Nordic region’s largest bank, is to cut at least 6,000 jobs over the next four years to ‘stay competitive’. The cuts are spread across its home markets of Denmark, Finland, Norway…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Controversial City Hall councillor quits politics

Beleaguered City Hall Labour & Integration Administrator (burgermeister) Anna Mee Allerslev withdrew from the municipal election campaign, Wednesday, and announced she was quitting Copenhagen politics. Ms Allerslev has suffered a storm of criticism since…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Government grants 5 billion for tax control

The government will give the National Tax Department (SKAT) DKK 5bn over the next four years to employ an extra 1,000 ‘tax snoops’ throughout the country, a key Danish People’s Party (DPP) demand….

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Prince Harry on ‘charm offensive’ in Denamrk

Great Britain’s Prince Harry started a 2-day trip to Copenhagen, Wednesday, with a visit to Amalienborg Palace where he had an audience with Queen Margrethe. The Prince is on a ‘charm offensive’ on…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Crown Prince pays respect in Thailand

Crown Prince Fredrik is representing Denmark at today’s funeral of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Thailand. Members of royal families and dignitaries from more than 40 countries will attend the cremation of…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Social Liberals demand more funding for Muslim help groups

The Social Liberals have called for more funding for Muslim grass-roots movements such as the much criticised Exit Circle, a project that helps Muslim women to escape from religious and social control Ahead…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Danish pension funds invest union savings in anti-union car company

Eight leading Danish pension funds have collectively invested more than DKK140m ($21m) in electric car maker Tesla even though the Californian-based company has banned unions, allegedly underpays employees, and has experienced persistent problems…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Danske Bank sheds Irish holdings to Goldman Sachs / China launches Alipay in DK Danske Bank Ireland said on Wednesday that it has entered into a binding contract on the sale of a…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Minister: Integration more important than UN refugees

Denmark won’t be accepting more UN quota refugees until the integration situation is under control, Integration Minister Inger Støjberg told a parliamentary hearing, Tuesday. After being summoned to explain why the government has pulled…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Støjberg in hot water again

Embattled Integration Minister Inger Støjberg could be facing a new parliamentary grilling over her attempt to block a DKK680,000 grant to Exit Circle, a project that helps Muslim women to escape from religious…

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