Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

Government employs strong arm tactics to silence critics

Social Democrat leadership has on a number of occasions attempted to coerce critics of the party’s, or government’s, policies. Berlingske reports four different incidents in which the ruling party, both before and after…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

German support for Denmark’s EU budget proposal

Germany’s finance minister, Olaf Scholz, has backed Denmark’s bid to cap the EU’s long-term budget. Denmark has joined Austria, the Netherlands, and Sweden in a ‘Gang of Four’ unwilling to pay more than…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

Homeless harassment leads to call for change in law

More than 500 fines have been handed down to homeless people over the past three years for setting up ‘intimidating camps’ in public places, leading to demands from the government’s allies for a…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

Vestager goes face to face with Facebook founder

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg was given a frosty reception by Denmark’s European Competition and Digital Commissioner Margrethe Vestager and other high-ranking EU officials in Brussels. Monday. The Facebook founder’s ‘fence-mending’ mission came just as…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

Greenland: New oil strategy key to independence

Greenland has acknowledged the need for more professional, ‘high-intensity’ marketing to reach its goal of becoming a profitable oil province, economically independent of Denmark. Arctic Today reports how a study from the Arctic…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

News in brief

Troops return to Iraq base…..Vestager: EU can become become IT world leader….SAS extends China flight ban…. Danish troops and military advisors are returning to the Iraqi Al-Asad base on March 1 to restart…

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Posted on 18. Feb, 2020 in: News

Slower growth in Q4

Economic growth slowed slightly in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019. The latest Statistics Denmark show Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 0.3 percent, slightly down on Q3’s 0.4 percent. In 2019 as…

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Posted on 17. Feb, 2020 in: News

CIA had access to top-secret Danish communications

Danish politicians and IT experts have reacted angrily to reports that the Danish Military, and Defence Ministry, have since the 1990s spent millions on encryption devices from the Swiss company Crypto AG, which…

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Posted on 17. Feb, 2020 in: News

U.S. snooping a ‘necessary evil’

Reports that the CIA has possibly listened in on top-secret communications between Danish ministries and embassies abroad for years are ‘alarming’ but could be a ‘necessary evil’ according to leading Danish defence and…

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Posted on 17. Feb, 2020 in: News

Support for Kurdish prosecution of foreign fighters

Parties on both sides of the aisle are looking to financially support Kurdish efforts to prosecute thousands of Islamic State (ISIS) combatants, including Danish nationals. It’s estimated that, a year after the caliphate…

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