Posted on 26. Nov, 2020 in: News

Ex-PM lined up to head EU conference

Helle Thorning-Schmidt has emerged as the front-runner to lead the Conference on the Future of Europe. EU news site Politico reports that France and Germany have “agreed” on  the former Danish prime minister…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Airport to reduce capacity by 40%….Mink virus hits Christmas tree exports….Massive investment in ‘nuclear power of the future’…Hackers shut down news agency… Following eight months of struggling with corona Copenhagen Airport has announced…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

DPP: Send asylum seekers to Greenland

Failed asylum seekers should be sent to a remote part of Greenland where they can’t cause trouble – the latest proposal from Danish People’s Party (DPP) founder Pia Kjærsgaard in response to increasing…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

‘Drain the swamp’ Støjberg: I was quoting Reagan, not Trump

Deputy Liberal leader Inger Støjberg, who’s suffered a backlash for urging protesters at an anti-government demonstration to ‘drain the swamp’, denied yesterday she was echoing President Trump’s fiery campaign language but admitted she…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

Health ministry silent on mink mutation briefing

In yet another twist in the minkgate scandal, the Health Ministry has declined to say whether Magnus Heunicke was briefed about a possible corona mutation in mink before his colleague, Mogens Jensen, who…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

New death threats for 85-year-old Mohammed illustrator

85-year-old illustrator Kurt Westergaard, who drew the original caricature of the Prophet Mohammed with a bomb in his turban that sparked off anti-Denmark riots throughout the Middle East fifteen years ago, has received numerous…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Infections up but contact rate down… 1,367 new corona cases were registered, Tuesday, the second-highest figure since the epidemic hit Denmark in March. 37 new patients were hospitalised, bringing the total to 255….

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

Dire prediction – infections could double by Christmas

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), an EU agency, projects a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalisations in Denmark as Christmas approaches, with the current rate of 1.000-1,200 new…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2020 in: News

Løkke the smoker leads anti-smoking campaign

Two former prime ministers – Lars Løkke Rasmussen and Helle Thorning-Schmidt – are fronting a national anti-smoking campaign aimed at youngsters, even though the ex-Liberal leader is an habitual smoker himself. Mr Løkke…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Drain the swamp comment reveals Liberals’ power struggle

When former integration minister Inger Støjberg urged protesters to ‘drain the swamp’ at an anti-government demonstration, Saturday, it was the sign of an emerging power struggle within the Liberal party, leading political commentators…

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