Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 4th – November 10th 2019

Politics/Economy: A new political party, ‘Fremad’ (Forward), launched by Liberal Alliance defectors Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille and Christina Egelund, was given a collective ‘thumbs down’ by leading newspapers who warned it will lead to…

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Posted on 03. Nov, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 28th – November 3rd 2019:

Politics/Economy: The government’s left-wing allies pushed for significant tax hikes to fund their demands for more welfare – the Red/Greens called for more taxes on shares and capital gains, the Socialist People’s Party…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 21st – 28th 2019:

Politics/Economy: The climate topped the agenda on the first day of budget negotiations hosted by Finance Minister Nikolaj Wammen, Monday – the government’s parliamentary backers tabled a list of ’green’ demands, including a…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 14th – 20th 2019:

Politics/Economy: Economists at the Danish Economic Council warned that the state’s revenue from North Sea oil, which has boosted Danish prosperity for fifty years, will in future be far less than projected by…

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Posted on 13. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 7th – 13th 2019:

Politics/Economy: The government proposed ‘mass surveillance’ of Danish society, including hundreds of extra CCTV cameras the police can install wherever they feel necessary – Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said the aim is make…

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Posted on 06. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 30th – October 6th 2019:

Politics/Economy: The government published its draft budget for 2020, including increased funding for healthcare, education and all corners of welfare at a projected cost of around DKK5.4bn – the PM warned that conditions…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 23rd – 29th 2019:

Politics/Economy: In a speech to world leaders at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen vowed that Denmark will lead the way in the fight to resist climate…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 16th – 22nd 2019:

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she’s determined to push through a comprehensive climate bill before Christmas – in a speech to business leaders the PM again stressed the need to reduce CO2…

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Posted on 15. Sep, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 9th – 15th 2019

Politics/Economy: Voters have deserted the Liberals (Venstre) following the internal drama within the party over the past few weeks – a new poll showed the former ruling party has dropped to 20.7% from…

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Posted on 08. Sep, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 2nd – 8th 2019:

Politics/Economy: As expected, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen formally announced his bid to become Liberal Party leader following ex-PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen’s dramatic resignation – he will be joined on a ‘dream ticket’ by former immigration…

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