Politicians set to approve Fehmarn contracts

Posted on 02. Mar, 2016 in: News

A broad parliamentary majority will likely allow Fehmarn A/S, the company charged with the construction of a 18  kilometer-long fixed link to Germany, to enter into a number of landmark construction contracts, DR…


The Week That Was, February 4th – 10th 2019

Posted on 10. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: An independent report into Denmark’s participation in foreign wars between 1993-2004 revealed that ahead of the government’s decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003, prime minister at the time Anders…


Germany signs off on tunnel link from Denmark

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 in: News

The 89 km Fehmarn Belt link, a tunnel linking Denmark to Germany, has been given the final seal of approval by the German government, paving the way for construction to start. Construction was originally slated…


The Week That Was, January 2nd – January 6th 2019

Posted on 06. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: In his final New Year speech ahead of the general election Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen warned that the ‘peaceful world we dreamt about’ after the fall of the Berlin Wall is…


German authorities approve tunnel link to Denmark

Posted on 02. Jan, 2019 in: News

The German authorities in Schleswig-Holstein, the northernmost of German states, have overruled environmental objections and approved the 19 km Fehmarn Belt link, connecting the Danish island of Lolland to the island of Fehmarn…


Business shorts

Posted on 18. Dec, 2018 in: News

Pension fund cuts investment in Saudi Arabia / Billionaire loses half a million dollars /  EU commission backs ferry line’s protest against tunnel to Germany Labour-market fund MP Pension has cut Saudi Arabia and 13…


Business shorts

Posted on 11. Apr, 2018 in: News

SAS buys Airbus planes in $4bn deal / Lighting boss hit with DKK500m fraud charge / Maersk looks to hire female boss /  Norway praises DK-Germany link Scandinavia’s flagship airline, SAS, has announced plans…


The Week That Was, February 8th – 14th 2016

Posted on 14. Feb, 2016 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy The government warned that Denmark is facing an ‘historic integration challenge’ ahead of tripartite labour market negotiations between the government, employer organisations, and trade unions that started, Thursday. Danish People’s Party leader…


Denmark-Germany tunnel link in danger

Posted on 09. Feb, 2016 in: News

The long-planned Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link between Denmark and Germany is in danger of being scrapped. After parties behind the mandate to build Denmark’s biggest-ever construction project raised doubts about the financing, the ruling…


Femern Belt project threatened

Posted on 08. Oct, 2015 in: News

The planned Femern Belt Fixed Link between Germany and Denmark is in deep crisis with questions being asked as to whether it will ever become reality. According to German newspaper Hamburger Abendblatt, German…


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