Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Party leaders in final debate – who said what

Health, immigration, and the climate dominated last night’s final party leader debate. Here’s what they said: Health: All party leaders, with the exception of the Liberal Alliance’s Anders Samuelsen and the New Conservatives’…

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: DPP leader – I’m no Comical Ali

Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl, the big winner at the 2015 election,  won’t be celebrating with a rendition of You’ll Never Walk Alone this time around. When the populist party…

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Immigration remains the key to victory

Since the 2001 election, when the Danish People’s Party (DPP) became a force in Danish politics, hard-line immigration policies have gradually become mainstream and look like propelling Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen into…

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Voters have their say

Euronews, the pan-European news channel, has taken the pulse of the general election with a ‘vox-pop’ survey of voter intentions. Immigration and the environment are set to be key issues as Danes go…

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Campaign briefs

Pape and Paludan argue about police / Socialists run out of steam / PM nearly hit by falling tile… Anti-islamist Rasmus Paludan became involved in a heated debate with Justice Minister Søren Pape…

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Economy ‘over stimulated’ / Union calls for wage increases / PMI index falls / World’s first electric ferry…. The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) has warned that the economy is ‘over stimulated’ and…

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Posted on 03. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Things look black for blues as reds increase lead

A new opinion polls projects the ‘red bloc’ of opposition parties will win 104 seats on Wednesday in a potential landslide, while the ‘blue’ centre-right parties have sunk to 74. The latest Voxmeter…

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Posted on 03. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Desperate DPP ditch social democrat policy

In a last-ditch attempt to attract wavering voters the Danish People’s Party (DPP) have distanced themselves from the Social Democrats. Party leaders Mette Frederiksen and Kristian Thulesen Dahl have appeared alongside each other…

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Posted on 03. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Dissension on the left could lead to new vote

Opposition leader Mette Frederiksen has predicted a difficult round of negotiations after the election if the centre-left wins on Wednesday. Her closest ally on the left, Social Liberal (Radikale) leader Morten Østergaard, has…

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Posted on 03. Jun, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: 130,000 votes at risk

An estimated 130,000 votes could be wasted on Wednesday if smaller, fringe parties fail to break the 2% barrier needed for parliamentary representation. The Christian Democrats, Stram Kurs (Hard Line) Party, and the…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

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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7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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