Posted on 10. Dec, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 4th – December 10th 2017        

Politics/Economy: Liberal Alliance (LA) leader Anders Samuelsen upped the stakes in stalled budget negotiations by speculating about the possibility of a snap election if the Danish People’s Party (DPP) refuses to make concessions….

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Posted on 03. Dec, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 27th –December 3rd 2017       

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said the government is determined to serve its full term in office and there will be no general election before he’s constitutionally required to call one. Danish…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 20th – November 26th 2017

Politics/Economy Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen attributed the party’s success in Tuesday’s municipal elections to voters ‘who are slowly regaining confidence in us’. With 32.45% of the vote the Social Democrats made gains…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2017 in: News, TWTW

Controversial ex-minister takes over at Børsen

Former finance minister Bjarne Corydon is the new editor in chief at financial daily Børsen. During his time as minister in the previous Social Democrat-led government Mr Corydon, ex-prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s right-hand…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 13th – November 19th 2017       

Politics/Economy A candidate for the far-right New Conservatives (Nye Borgerlige) in this week’s municipal elections was expelled for racism – in a direct-mail campaign to voters in Gentofte, under the heading ‘Dear Patriots’,…

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Posted on 12. Nov, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 6th – November 12th 2017        

Politics/Economy The ruling Liberals moved into their strongest poll position since the 2015 general election. The Supreme Court ruled the government acted correctly by forcing refugees to wait three years for residency by family reunification….

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 30th – November 5th 2017       

Politics/Economy The Auditor General warned of ‘serious gaps’ in the decision-making process behind Denmark’s planned purchase of 27 new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jets, but Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen dismissed claims…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 23rd – October 29th 2017  

Politics/Economy A new Megafon poll for Politiken indicated the centre-right alliance would remain in power if an election was held today. Integration Minister Inger Støjberg told a parliamentary hearing that Denmark won’t be…

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Posted on 22. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 16th – October 22nd 2017  

Politics/Economy The opposition called on the government to reject the Russian Nord Stream 2 project – the centre-right coalition retains hope the EU will intervene. A new poll showed 72 percent of the…

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Posted on 08. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 2nd – October 8th 2017

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen made his opening speech to parliament, the constitutionally-required ‘state of the nation’ address coupled with the government’s proposed legislative goals for the next 8 months  – he…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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