Posted on 08. Jul, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, July 2nd – July 8th 2018

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen defended Denmark’s level of defence spending after receiving a letter from U.S. President Trump demanding an increase. A majority of voters still believe the government coalition, backed…


Posted on 01. Jul, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 25th – July 1st 2018

Politics/Economy Uffe Elbæk, head of the radical green Alternative party, put himself forward as a potential prime minister after the next election, claiming he’s tired of the usual ‘presidential run-off’ between two candidates….


Posted on 24. Jun, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 18th – June 24th 2018

Politics/Economy Experts expressed concern about politicians’ quick transition to lobbyism, following Brian Mikkelsen’s surprising resignation as business minister to become CEO of the Danish Chamber of Commerce – he was replaced by the…


Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 10th – June 17th 2018

Politics/Economy In a major turnaround, deputy prime minister Kristian Jensen said the Danish People’s Party (DPP) would be welcomed into a ‘four clover’ centre-right coalition after the next election, but DPP leader Kristian…


Posted on 10. Jun, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 4th – June 10th 2018

Politics/Economy Social Liberal leader Morten Østergaard was accused of ‘playing the Nazi card’ by referring to the possibility of a future Social Democrat-only government, backed by the Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Socialist…


Posted on 04. Jun, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 28th – June 3rd 2018

Politics/Economy: Parliament passed the government’s controversial burka ban Thursday, making it illegal to wear a full-face veil in public. Children living in vulnerable social housing districts will be forced to attend kindergarten and…


Posted on 27. May, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 22nd – May 27th 2018

Politics/Economy: The Social Democrats called for a probe into whether the Muslim Ramadan festival poses ‘safety hazards’, as claimed by Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg who sparked off a controversy by urging all working…


Posted on 13. May, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 7th – May 13th 2018

Politics/Economy: Hard-line Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said there’s no need to follow Germany and impose a cap on family reunification for refugees who’ve only been granted subsidiary protection. Greenland Prime Minister Kim Kielsen…


Posted on 06. May, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 30th – May 5th 2018

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen was forced to shuffle his cabinet following Education Minister Søren Pind’s surprising decision to quit politics and Esben Lund’s resignation as Environment and Food Minister – Jakob…


Posted on 22. Apr, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 16th – April 22nd 2018

Politics/Economy: After a marathon 19 hours of negotiations that ended without a deal the official labour dispute arbitrator, Mette Christensen, gave unions, communal employers, and the state a final 14 day-period to try and reach…


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