Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 in: News

Analyst: LA leader ‘rolled over and died’

The Liberal Alliance’s decision to vote for the 2018 budget is one of the biggest climb downs in Danish political history, according to  TV2 analyst and ex-Conservative leader Hans Engell who said Anders…

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Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 in: News

Transport Minister calls for probe into Italian construction companies

Transport Minister Ole Birk Olesen has declined to sign off on a contract with the Italian consortium that’s won the contract to build the new Storstrøm Bridge that will connect Zealand with Falster. Denmark’s…

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Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 in: News

Denmark tougher on refugees than Australia

Denmark’s refugee policy is now more restrictive than hard-line Australia’s, according to experts. The Integration Ministry’s website proudly proclaims how the government has so far passed 65 immigration restrictions, which will be followed…

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Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 in: News

Quality goods provide export boost

Quality exports are providing an earnings boost for Danish companies. Over half of all Danish exports are sold at prices 15% higher than the EU average, leading to an annual DKK135bn (€18bn) bonus…

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Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 in: News

Ireland repays loan ahead of schedule

Ireland has repaid Denmark a DKK 3bn ($476m) loan four years ahead of schedule, the Danish finance ministry said on Tuesday. The loan was part of a larger EU and IMF loan package…

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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 in: News

Tibet Commission blames police for crackdown on demonstrators

Copenhagen Police were solely responsible for violating demonstrators’ civil rights during a state visit in 2012 by China’s president at the time, Hu Jintao, the Tibet Commission has found. After hearing testimony from…

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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 in: News

Løkke knocks heads together ahead of budget deadline

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen held secret meetings with Liberal Alliance leadership over the weekend in a last-minute effort to avert a crisis within the government coalition. Tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet reports how…

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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 in: News

Immigration authorities defy Russia – dissident to be sent to France

A Russian dissident detained by the Danish Immigration Service for nearly four weeks will be sent to France where he’s applied for asylum, his lawyer said yesterday. 43-year-old Alexander Panesj, a lawyer for…

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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 in: News

Economic Review: Labour market bottleneck in 2018

The number of people in employment will hit the highest level ever in this country next year but more and more companies will experience a manpower shortage, the government projects in its latest…

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Posted on 19. Dec, 2017 in: News

Government predicts housing prices will continue to rise

Housing prices have sky-rocketed over the past few years and will continue the upward trajectory over the next few years, the government predicts in its latest Economic Review. Since 2009 the price of…

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