Posted on 18. Aug, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 12th – 18th 2019:

Politics/Economy: The Liberals’ base in the ‘heartland’ of western Denmark has become increasingly disenchanted with leadership in Copenhagen and the ongoing power struggle between former prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and deputy leader…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Trump wants to buy Greenland from Denmark

US President Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying Greenland. News that Trump had set his sights on acquiring part of the kingdom of Denmark was reported overnight by media in…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Prime Minister heads for Greenland

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen travels to Greenland on Sunday for talks with head of the home rule adminstration, Kim Kielsen. The Ministry of State announced the trip, Thursday, before reports emerged of President…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Storm brewing for Liberals

The Liberals’ base in the ‘heartland’ of western Denmark has become increasingly disenchanted with leadership in Copenhagen and the ongoing power struggle between former prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen and deputy leader Kristian…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Finance Minister runs economy ‘health check’

Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen has order his staff to conduct a review of the state’s finances. In what has become a tradition in Danish politics, when a new government comes to power it…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Government ally issues budget warning

The Social Liberals (Radikale) have warned they won’t support the government’s 2020 budget if it threatens the stability of the Danish economy. Party leader Morten Østergaard said yesterday that if the Social Democrats…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Brexit problems have made EU more popular

68% of the Danish electorate have confidence in EU, the second-highest in the union, a significant increase from pre-Brexit figures. A new report by Copenhagen think-tank Europa, based on a Eurobarometer survey, shows…

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Posted on 16. Aug, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Dip in wholesale prices / Vestas adjusts year-end projection / Carlsberg’ earnings outstrip Heineken / New record for Copenhagen Airport….. Domestic market prices fell 3.0 percent annually in July and foreign market prices…

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Posted on 15. Aug, 2019 in: News

Conservative leader: ‘Løkke threw us down the sewer’

Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen has launched a full-frontal attack on ex-prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. In an interview with Berlingske today the former justice minister accuses the Liberal leader of ‘betraying’ his…

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Posted on 15. Aug, 2019 in: News

Political right in crisis

The public criticism of former prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen reflects the political right’s biggest crisis for 20 years, leading political commentator Hans Engell said last night after Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen…

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