Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

Government halts oil and gas drilling

The government has officially put a stop to all exploration and drilling for oil, gas and shale gas within Denmark and Danish waters due to a combination of ‘local concerns’ and ‘limited economic…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

West Africa high on government’s agenda

Denmark, alongside the EU, Netherlands, and Sweden, Denmark co-hosted a high-level conference in Brussels, Thursday, focussing on human rights and trust building between local communities and security forces in the G5 countries within…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

DPP on foreign fighters – Kill ‘em all

Denmark should hunt down and kill Danish citizens who are fighting for the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Middle East – the latest proposal from the Danish People’s Party (DPP) who have urged…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

DPP accused of hate campaign against Somali women

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has been accused of stirring up a hate campaign against immigrants with a Facebook survey asking respondents whether they believe Somalian women are ‘beneficial to, or a burden…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

Immigrant kids sent on re-education trips abroad

At least 100 non-western children who’ve grown up in Denmark are sent abroad on lengthy ‘re-education trips’ every year, according to a new report by the Integration Ministry. The report shows that since…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

Employment minister given freebies to Rolling Stones, Metallica

Questions are being asked as to why Employment Minister Troels Lund Poulsen was given 20 free tickets to rock concerts in Copenhagen last year. The tickets to see bands such as the Rolling…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

Denmark, Ukraine to host Copenhagen conference

Denmark and Ukraine will join together to host a major, international conference in Copenhagen this summer. During a meeting in Kiev, Tuesday, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen and his Ukranian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin issued formal…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

Denmark gives DKK860m to resist Russian aggression

As part of his visit to Ukraine and Georgia this week Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen has launched a new, DKK860m ($143m) ‘Neighbourhood Programme’ to help the two countries resist Russian aggression. Announcing the…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2018 in: News

Løkke tweets Trump on gun control

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has urged US President Trump to listen to young Americans’ demand for gun control. In a short tweeted message last night the PM wrote: “Don’t intend to interfere…

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Posted on 21. Feb, 2018 in: News

Defence Minister attacks Russia – again

“Russians are masters in distorting reality and cyberspace is the new battleground” – strong words from Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen in a hard hitting-feature article in Berlingske in which he accuses Russia…

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