Posted on 31. Aug, 2018 in: News

Government facing immigration battle to pass budget

More western immigrants but fewer refugees and asylum seekers – that’s the immigration dilemna facing the government ahead of upcoming budget negotiations with the Danish People’s Party (DPP), who have already demanded the…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2018 in: News

School ignores burka ban

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has urged an Aalborg school to report a Muslim mother to the police for wearing a face covering niqab when she drops off her child every morning. Despite…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2018 in: News

Optimistic government predicts record-high employment

The government’s latest economic prognosis paints a rosy picture of the Danish economy. Employment is growing in all 98 of the nation’s municipalities, the report states, and 190,000 jobs have been created in…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2018 in: News

DKK700m Brexit safeguard

The government has set aside DKK 700m (€94m) in its 2019 draft budget proposal as a safeguard against the potential repercussions of a hard Brexit. Finance Minister Kristian Jensen said the DKK700m ‘reserve…

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Posted on 31. Aug, 2018 in: News

The end of an era as Denmark becomes oil importer

For the first time in 25 years Denmark has become a net importer of oil. Since 1993, Denmark has been a net exporter of oil and gas – for many years as the…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2018 in: News

Emergency Clinics to be Established in Copenhagen

Copenhagen’s population is on the rise but its medical facilities are not keeping up with demand. Berlingske Tidende reports that around 98 percent of Copenhagen’s doctors are not accepting new patients, while in…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2018 in: News

Light Rail Construction Set to Begin

Motorists have been warned to expect delays due to the construction of Greater Copenhagen’s new light rail system, which is due to break ground in the next few days. Lane closures are initially…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2018 in: News

Railway Employees Demonstrate

Employees of the state-owned railway company DSB demonstrated outside the nation’s Labour Court Thursday over the company’s decision to opt out of the public sector collective bargaining process and instead join the Confederation…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2018 in: News

Government boosts welfare in pre-election budget

Welfare spending will rise to DKK4.2bn next year as the government prioritises children, the elderly, and health in its pre-election 2019 draft budget to be published this morning. PET (Danish Intelligence) will also…

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Posted on 30. Aug, 2018 in: News

Budget surplus in 2019

Despite the public sector spending increase the government expects a budget surplus in 2019. At the same time, the previous forecast of a a 0.5% deficit has been raised to a balanced budget…

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