Posted on 22. May, 2019 in: News

OECD: Reforms needed to boost productivity

While both sides in the election campaign try to outdo each other with promises of more and more welfare in the future, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has suggested that…

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Posted on 22. May, 2019 in: News

US warns of sanctions on Nord Stream 2

The US has warned that sanctions targeting Russia’s controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, that’s scheduled to pass through Denmark’s territorial waters but still hasn’t been granted Danish approval, are coming soon. During…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Mette promises multi-billion welfare boost

If the Social Democrats win power next month they’ll appropriate an extra DKK37.4bn (€5bn) for public spending ahead of 2015. After presenting the party’s ‘2025 plan’, Monday, ‘Making the Good Times Better –…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Opposition far ahead in new poll

With two weeks to go to election day the opposition parties have extended their lead over the government alliance. Altinget.dk’s political analyst Erik Holstein said the prime minister’s chance of a majority are…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: PM calls for permanent border controls

The ruling Liberals will make temporary border control permanent if they win the election. At a press conference close to the German border, Monday, alongside Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg and the party’s lead…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Løkke’s son falls foul of dad’s immigration laws

Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen’s son, Bergur, will be forced to wave goodbye to his American girlfriend at the end of next month because of strict Danish immigration laws. In a TV duel…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Campaign briefs – Day 14

Red/Greens close in on DPP / Christian Democrats back in the race / Frederiksen’s about turn on cigarettes /  MP candidate steps down after burglary report… The populist Danish People’s Party, who enjoyed…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Defence Minister warns of Russian Arctic threat

If Russia violates Greenlandic airspace Denmark will respond by stationing fighter planes in the Arctic country, Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen warned yesterday after reports that parts of Greenland will soon be within…

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Juncker lobbied PM to nominate Vestager

President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has personally tried to persuade Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen to support Margrethe Vestager’s candidacy for re-election when her term as Competition Commissioner ends this year….

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Posted on 21. May, 2019 in: News

Terrorist gets 12-year prison sentence

A Syrian asylum seeker was given a 12-year prison sentence, Monday, for planning a terrorist attack in Copenhagen. Copenhagen District Court said Moyed Al Zoebi, 32, was acting on behalf of the Islamic…

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