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, May 27th – June 2nd 2019

Posted on 02. Jun, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: Election 2019: The latest YouGov poll for tabloid daily BT projected the centre-left parties are on course to win more than 100 seats in this week’s election, the biggest win for the…


Business shorts

Posted on 29. May, 2019 in: News

EIB approves billion-kroner loan for DK-Germany rail link / SAS strike cost DKK460m  / SAS aiming for electric powered aricraft…. The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a DKK 1.5bn loan (€200m) for…


The Week That Was, March 25th – March 31st 2019

Posted on 31. Mar, 2019 in: TWTW

Politics/Economy: The latest Megafon poll for TV2 showed the ‘red’ bloc parties – the Social Democrats, Red/Greens, Socialist People’s Party (SF) and Social Liberals (R) – would win 51.1% of the vote if…


Construction to start on tunnel to Germany

Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

A cross-party majority has given final approval for construction to start on the 89 km Fehmarn Belt link, a tunnel linking Denmark to Germany. The immersed tube tunnel – Northern Europe’s largest construction project –…


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…


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