Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

More division on the right as Conservatives reject Løkke’s welfare promise

The Conservatives have warned they won’t continue in government if Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s campaign promise to increase welfare spending by DKK69bn is part of the political platform. Liberal Alliance leader Anders…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

New poll: Opposition cruising to victory

The latest opinion poll shows the left-wing parties are gaining support and the opposition is cruising to victory. According to Voxmeter the Socialist People’s Party (SPP), with 7.4% of the vote compared to…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

Løkke backs call for new opt-out referendum

If Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen wins re-election he will push for a referendum on Denmark’s EU defence opt-out that excludes the country from pan-European military cooperation, echoing his defence minister, Claus Hjorth…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

Change in policy on UN quota refugees?

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has expressed concern the government could be considering reopening the doors to UN quota refugees. Denmark accepted at least 500 UN refugees a year since 1989 but withdrew…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

Vestager: “I’m running for President”

Denmark’s European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager has finally declared she wants the job of President of the European Commission. In a televised debate broadcast between candidates broadcast across the EU last night,…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

Greenland party eyes ministerial role in new government

Greenland’s second-largest party, Inuit Ataqatigiit (IA), is looking for a cabinet role after the general election. Arctic Today reports how the party currently holds one of two seats reserved for Greenland in the…

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Posted on 16. May, 2019 in: News

Campaign briefs – Day 9

PM’s welfare promise hasn’t worked / Politician’s porn ad goes viral…. The prime minister’s efforts to top the opposition’s welfare policies are ’doomed to failure’ and definitely haven’t helped his chance of re-election…

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Posted on 15. May, 2019 in: News

Liberals facing biggest loss since 1990

The ruling Liberals (Venstre) are facing their worst election result for nearly 30 years. The prime minister’s party will win no more than 16.5% of the vote and 29 seats on June 5th,…

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Posted on 15. May, 2019 in: News

Coalition partners divided on welfare spending

Liberal Alliance leader Anders Samuelsen has accused his coalition partner, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, of failing conservative Denmark by constantly trying to outbid the Social Democrats on welfare. In yet another sign of the…

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Posted on 15. May, 2019 in: News

Protecting extremist costs the police DKK41m

The police have spent DKK41m ($6.2m) so far this year protecting anti-Islamist Rasmus Paludan and his far-right Stram Kurs (Hard Line) party at demonstrations and rallies throughout the country. Police documents obtained by…

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7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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