Posted on 18. Feb, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 12th – February 18th 2018      

Politics/Economy: A new Gallup poll showed the opposition is on course to regain power – if an election was held today the ‘red’, Social-Democrat-led bloc would win 52.5% of the vote against 47.5%…

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Posted on 11. Feb, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 5th – February 11th 2018     

Politics/Economy: After months of negotiations the government and Danish People’s Party (DPP) finally reached a deal that will provide DKK 5bn ($830 million) of tax cuts, but a fraction of the DKK 23bn…

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Posted on 04. Feb, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 27th – February 4th 2018      

Politics/Economy: During a two-hour parliamentary consultation about his links to fishing industry ‘quota kings’, Wednesday, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen defended his right to a ‘private life’ and questioned the hearing’s right to…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

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

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen agreed to attend a parliamentary consultation this week regarding his relationship to the so-called ‘quota kings’, who control large proportions of fishing licensing quotas issued by the…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 15th – January 21st 2018     

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s character and personal judgement again came under scrutiny after it was revealed he spent his summer holiday in 2016 at a summer cottage in Skagen, paid for…

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Posted on 14. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 8th – January 14th 2018      

Politics/Economy:  Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen backed down in the tax vs. immigration battle with the Danish People’s Party (DPP) – he said the government will scale back its tax-cut plan to get…

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Posted on 07. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 2nd – January 7th 2018      

Politics/Economy: In his traditional New Year speech to the nation, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen highlighted the ongoing problems of immigration and integration and vowed to halt the growing parallel society in this…

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Posted on 04. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

The Year That Was – The main news events in Denmark, 2017 (2)

Following on from yesterday we bring an overview of  what made the news during the final six months of 2017 July/August: Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen urged Donald Trump to ‘straighten himself out, focus…

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Posted on 03. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

While you were away – a brief summary of the Christmas/New Year news:

Politics/Economy: The Social Democrats were given a Christmas boost by a new opinion poll showing the party would win 31.1% of the vote, and power, if an election was held today – policy…

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Posted on 03. Jan, 2018 in: TWTW

The Year That Was – The main news events in Denmark, 2017

2017 ended with the government in disarray after failing to agree tax and immigration reform with the Danish People’s Party (DPP) – two issues that dominated the political agenda throughout the year. Here’s…

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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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