Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Løkke hit by new ‘favours from friends’ scandal

As well as facing defeat next week Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has been hit by another ‘favours from friends’ scandal. Tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet has revealed how the PM asked the owner…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Opposition could break 100-seat barrier

With six days to go before the general election a new poll indicates the left-wing opposition is heading for an historic victory. The latest YouGov poll for tabloid daily BT indicates the centre-left…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: DPP can’t halt downslide

Opinion polls indicate the Danish People’s Party (DPP) is heading for a disastrous election on Wednesday and, according to political analysts, it’s too late to stop the downslide. TV2 commentator, ex- Conservative leader…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Alternatives’ racism proposal will limit freedom of speech

The Alternatives are willing to limit freedom of speech by making it easier for the general public to report incidents of racism. The ‘feel good’ party’s MP candidate, Sikandar Siddique, has suggested that…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Campaign briefs: 5 days to go

Far-left party enjoying success in Copenhagen /  Liberals’ welfare warning ‘baseless’ / New Conservative candidate would deport all Muslims / Parties ignore business sector.. The Red/Greens could become Copenhagen’s biggest left-wing party next…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Meet the far-right leader who wants to deport all Muslims from Denmark

Ahead of Wednesday’s general election Euronews has published a pen-portrait of anti-Islamist Rasmus Paludan, head of the extremist Stram Kurs (Hard Line) party who could play a decisive role in the formation of…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Støjberg shows no mercy for dementia sufferer

A 72-year-old Afghanistan asylum seeker with advanced dementia is facing deportation from Denmark. Despite repeated requests from her family for humanitarian asylum the immigration authorities have ordered Zarmena Waziri to report to a…

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Posted on 31. May, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Slow growth as exports falter / Price increase for cigarettes could fuel inflation / Manufacturing output up… The economy grew by only 0.2% in the year’s first quarter, falling short of analysts’ projections….

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Posted on 29. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Liberals present business plan

After two weeks of arguing about welfare the ruling Liberals will today present 17 new initiatives aimed at improving conditions for the private sector, including a DKK300m kitty to ease  business duties and…

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Posted on 29. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Løkke travels to Faroe Islands to secure seat

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has come under fire for arranging a trip to the Faroe Islands on Friday, just six days before the general election. According to political opponents of the Sambandspartiet,…

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