Posted on 22. Oct, 2019 in: News

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Maersk upgrades profit expectations/Biotech company in DKK7.4bn buyout/Denmark best for pensions /SAS wins DKK900m Norwegian military contract…. Shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk upwardly adjusted its 2019 profit expectations, Monday, following lower fuel prices and…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

Danish neo-Nazis could be listed alongside Islamic State, al-Qaeda in U.S.

A group of U.S. lawmakers has called on the U.S. State Department to add a Danish neo-Nazi movement to its list of Foreign Terrorist Organisations (FTO). 40 Democrats in the House of Representatives…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

50% of voters see immigration as a threat

The Danish public’s concern about immigration has never been higher. A new study by business and political magazine Mandag Morgen shows half of the electorate see immigration as  a threat to society, the…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

Police ban right-wing party’s conference

Police in Funen banned the far-right ‘Stram Kurs’ (Hard Line) party from holding its national conference on Saturday due to ‘security concerns’. The conference was scheduled to start at the Milling Hotel Park in…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

Turkish invasion inflames rival passions in Denmark

The always tense relationship between Turkish and Kurdish groups in Denmark has worsened following Turkey’s Syria offensive according to insiders on both sides. Tabloid daily BT reports how Turkish residents have posted celebratory…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

PM accused of ‘juggling’ EU budget numbers

The Social Liberals, the government’s parliamentary backer, have questioned Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s claim that the EU’s expenditure on administration will rise by DKK35bn (€4.66bn) in its long-term budget for 2021-27– the Multi-annual…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

Danish government preparing for hard Brexit

Denmark is ready to vote for the EU-UK deal hammered out by British prime minister Boris Johnson and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker last week but following the events of Saturday,…

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Posted on 21. Oct, 2019 in: News

Thai girl’s return signals change in residency policy

14 year-old Thai girl Mint, who was controversially deported to Thailand last year under the terms of the previous government’s strict family reunification rules, was allowed to return to Denmark last week and apply…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 14th – 20th 2019:

Politics/Economy: Economists at the Danish Economic Council warned that the state’s revenue from North Sea oil, which has boosted Danish prosperity for fifty years, will in future be far less than projected by…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Think tank: Extra DKK1.2bn for police will have minimal effect on crime figures

The government’s promise of an extra DKK1.2bn in funding for the police won’t make the public any safer according to the Kraka think tank. In her maiden speech to parliament at the start…

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