Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

DPP adds welfare guarantee to list of demands

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) exerted more pressure on the government, Tuesday, by demanding a guarantee that welfare expenditure won’t be reduced over the next eight years. The party’s finance spokesman, René Christensen,…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

Comment: Why does the Liberal Alliance keep stabbing Løkke in the back?

By threatening not to vote for the 2018 budget the Liberal Alliance (LA) has publicly humiliated the prime minister, according to Berlingske’s political analyst Thomas Larsen. Immediately after the government and Danish People’s…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

U.S. officials: Germany holds key to stopping Russian pipeline

Although parliament has passed a law that would allow Denmark to ban the Nord Stream 2 Russian pipeline from passing through Danish territorial waters on foreign policy grounds, U.S. officials believe it’s Germany…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

Iraq torture trial gets underway

A 66-year-old Iraqi man told Copenhagen High Court yesterday how he was beaten and given electric shocks by the Iraqi police after being detained by Danish troops during Operation Green Desert. The man…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

New hate preacher blacklisted

One more hate preacher has been banned from Denmark. The Danish Immigration Service (Udlændingestyrelsen) has added Saudi cleric Abdullah bin Radi Almoaede Al-Shammary to its ‘blacklist’ of 10’ hate preachers barred from entering…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

Lawmakers back union call for stricter checks on Italian bridge-builder

Denmark’s biggest union has called for stricter background checks on the Italian consortium that’s won the contract to build the new Storstrøm Bridge that will connect Zealand with Falster. 3F, backed by the Social…

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Posted on 13. Dec, 2017 in: News

Maersk on ‘climate sinners’ list

A.P. Moeller Maersk, Denmark’s biggest company, is named as one of 100 global companies that has the biggest CO2 emissions and contributes most to climate change, alongside multinationals such as Nestlé, Volkswagen, and Statoil….

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 in: News

PM asserts his authority on budget vote

After another long day of negotiations with the Danish People’s Party (DPP) Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen offered assurances last night that all three coalition parties will vote for the 2018 draft budget,…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 in: News

Government aims for DKK8.1bn in tax relief

Liberal Alliance leader Anders Samuelsen has promised ‘record-high’ tax relief before Christmas – which according to Mads Lundby Hansen, head of right-leaning think-tank CEPOS, means at least DKK8.1bn (€1.08bn). He told financial daily…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2017 in: News

School cancels Christmas service in deference To Muslims

A local school’s decision to cancel a Christmas church service for pupils is a sign of ‘misguided deference’ to the Muslim community, Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said yesterday. In a Facebook response Ms…

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