Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Danske Bank knew clients were on Russian government blacklist

As Danske Bank prepares to release the finding of its long-awaited internal probe report into the money laundering scandal at 10am today, the Wall Street journal reports that Denmark’s largest bank reportedly knew…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Social Democrats will ‘squeeze’ unemployed immigrants

Immigrants claiming social benefits will be required to attend a state-funded work scheme or training course for 37 hours a week if the Social Democrats win power at the next election. Inspired by…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

DPP, Social Democrats join forces to block visa proposal

Despite repeated reports of a labour shortage a political majority has dismissed a plea from the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) to ease immigration restrictions. DI has called for a 20% reduction in…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Local mayors urge companies to give refugees a chance

Local mayors have urged companies to ease their recruitment problems by hiring refugees and re-schooling them. The Social Democrat mayor of Holsterbro, Hans Christian Østerby, said there are many refugees ready to fill…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Cutbacks at DR

State-run TV and radio broadcaster DR has been forced to implement wide ranging cutbacks to live up to the government’s media bill, passed in July, that slashed DKK773m (€100m) from its operating budget….

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Appeal ruling for Submarine Slayer next week

The High Court said yesterday it will rule next week on a sentencing appeal by Submarine Slayer Peter Madsen and dismissed the need for a re-trial, after the killer’s original appeal against a…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Vestager targets German carmakers in EU probe

Denmark’s feisty Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager launched a probe Tuesday into concerns that Germany’s leading carmakers conspired to limit the development of clean emissions technology. The investigation is a decisive step from the…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Novo fires 400 / Pandoro shares jump after takeover rumours / Vestas wins Canadian bid Danish pharma giant Novo Nordisk, the world’s top maker of diabetes drugs, said on Tuesday that it will…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2018 in: News

Copenhagen University outlaws racial stereotypes

Legal undergraduates starting at Copenhagen University (KU) this week have been warned not to dress up as Indians or Mexicans at a freshers’ fancy dress party following complaints from ethnic minority students. Although…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2018 in: News

Right-wing leader rejects DPP warning

Pernille Vermlund, head of the far-right New Conservatives, has dismissed a Danish People’s Party (DPP) warning that her three, ‘non-negotiable’ demands on immigration will make opposition leader Mette Frederiksen prime minister and leave her…

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