Posted on 03. Jan, 2011 in: News

Løkke and Thorning clash in TV debate

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen launched a full-frontal attack on the opposition’s economic plan during a fiery New Year’s Day TV debate with his opponent, Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt. The PM said…

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Scrapping early retirement will rescue welfare says PM

Despite numerous assurances to the contrary, the government is now preparing to scrap the much-discussed early retirement scheme, efterløn. In his New Year speech to the nation, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen stressed…

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Voters can reject pension reform if they want, says Løkke

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has denied reneging on a political promise by announcing plans to scrap the early retirement scheme. However, in an interview with Jyllands-Posten today he admits that the government’s…

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Embassy burning: What did the government know?

Was the Danish government aware of Syria’s role in the burning of the Danish embassy in Damascus in 2006? The Danish People’s Party (DPP) is now demanding answers as to who knew what…

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Afghanistan: Loss of lives will continue says Minister

Despite the surge against Taleban insurgents in Afghanistan, Minister of Defence Gitte Lillelund Bech has refused to promise fewer Danish casualties in 2011. Nine Danish soldiers were killed last year and 105 injured,…

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Resistance to lifting of Chinese embargo

A political majority in this country will resist EU efforts to lift the controversial arms embargo clamped on China in 1989 following the Tiananmen crackdown. In a recent report presented to EU leaders…

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Prominent Swedish Muslim related to terror suspect

One of the terror suspects arrested on Wednesday is a relative of one of Sweden’s most prominent Muslims. Helena Benaouda, chair of the Swedish Muslim Council, is the mother in law of ‘MA’,…

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Mohammed cartoons to be re-printed

The controversial Mohammed cartons are to be published yet again, this time in the Norwegian edition of Flemming Rose’s book, ‘The Tyranny of Silence’. Mr Rose was cultural editor of Jyllands-Posten in 2005…

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Ban on Hizb ut-Tahrir?

Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Pia Kjærsgaard believes the radical Muslim organisation Hizb-ut-Tahrir’s call for an uprising against Danish soldiers in Afghanistan could be the final nail in its own coffin. She said…

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The new economic reality

The electorate has to realise that Denmark is in a very difficult situation. The Liberal Party’s parliamentary group chairman Kristian Jensen has backed his boss, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, by urging voters…

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