Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

North Sea investment threatens government’s climate goals

The government is facing a difficult choice between its ambitious climate target and extracting new oil in the North Sea. As Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen considers whether to grant four foreign companies new…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Government sets up Brexit task force

The government has set up a cabinet-level emergency group to deal with a potential ‘turbulent period’ following Great Britain’s scheduled withdrawal from the EU on October 31st. At a press conference, Wednesday, Foreign…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Ex-business minister quits politics to join enemy camp

The Social Democrats’ Henrik Sass Larsen, once seen as the rising star of the party, has quit politics to become managing director of DVCA, a trade association for venture and capital funds that…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Government inks deal with Greenland airport ‘integral for surveillance’

The government has signed an agreement with Greenland that will allow the Danish Air Force to use Kangerlussuaq Airport after 2023 when the construction of two new airports in the Arctic country is…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Lawyer in gay attack wins appeal against deportation

The Supreme Court has annulled a deportation order against a Slovakian lawyer who assaulted Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen’s partner. The lawyer was ordered not to enter Denmark for six years by two…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Whooping cough warning

The National Serum Institute has warned of a whooping cough epidemic after 1,323 cases of the illness were recorded during the first eight months of the year, a 300% increase. A spokesman said…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

Government approves energy deal it opposed

Partially state-owned energy giant Orsted (formerly DONG) has sold its power distribution company in Copenhagen, Radius, to energy firm SEAS-NVE for a reported DKK 21.3bn($3.15bn). The deal has been approved by the government…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2019 in: News

National Bank: Negative interest could get lower

Denmark holds the world record in negative interest rates but National Bank governor Lars Rohde has refused to rule out the possibility of them sinking even more. In July Denmark became the first…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2019 in: News

PM lobbies for pre-Christmas climate bill

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen is determined to push through a comprehensive climate bill before Christmas and has invited the political opposition and business leaders to thrash out a deal. In a speech to…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2019 in: News

Industry’s green ambitions ‘unrealistic’

Experts have dismissed the Confederation of Danish Industry’s (DI) plan to finance its ambitious green agenda by adding 85,000 people to the labour market ahead of 2030 as ‘unrealistic’. In its 2030 ‘Together…

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