Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: PM candidates in first TV duel

Lars Løkke  Rasmussen and Mette Frederiksen went head to head in their first ‘presidential’ debate, Sunday evening. While the PM focussed on immigration and warned his rival would roll back the government’s strict…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: PM, facing defeat, looks left

Faced with a resounding defeat at the upcoming election Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen dropped a political bombshell ahead of the long weekend when he refused to rule out the possibility of forming…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Extremist party could win 4 seats

The far-right Stram Kurs (Hard Line) party is on course for parliament but the anti-migrant New Conservatives could lose out. Stram Kurs is at 2.4% in the latest Voxmeter poll, which would give…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Løkke may refuse to go quietly

Lars Løkke Rasmussen has vowed to stay on as Liberal (V) leader and go into opposition if he loses the general election – but according to leading commentators he’s bluffing. In an interview…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Opposition leader demands binding climate goals

Opposition leader Mette Frederiksen has raised the climate stakes in the election campaign by proposing legislation that would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60% ahead of 2030 compared to 1990 levels. The government…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: PM’s ‘one man’ campaign

The prime minister’s ‘go it alone’ campaign policy is out of line with his coalition partners’ policies and confusing voters, according to political analysts. Since the election was called 12 days ago the…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Crown Prince Frederik in South Korea

Heir to the throne, Crown Prince Frederik, and his wife Princess Mary arrive in South Korea today to mark the 60th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations. Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon will…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

‘Pimp’ politician gets prison sentence

A former local Jutland politician has been given a six-month suspended prison sentence for ‘pimping’ – earning money from the sexual activity of others. Per Zeidler, who was the head of the Committee…

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Posted on 20. May, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Hummel targets India / Green fund aims for $1bn to invest in renewable energy / Danske Bank sells off kroner…. Danish sports and lifestyle brand Hummel International is making inroads into the Indian…

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Posted on 19. May, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 13th – May 16th 2019

Politics: Election 2019 The opposition’s lead in the polls is turning into a landslide – if an election was held right now the ‘red bloc’ parties would win by 57%-43% merging giving them…

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