Posted on 17. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 11th – 17th 2019

Politics/Economy: Jens Stoltenberg praised Denmark for increasing defence spending and contributing to military missions around the world. Speaking at a meeting of allied defence ministers at NATO headquarters in Brussels, the NATO Secretary…


Posted on 10. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

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

Politics/Economy: An independent report into Denmark’s participation in foreign wars between 1993-2004 revealed that ahead of the government’s decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003, prime minister at the time Anders…


Posted on 03. Feb, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 28th – February 3rd 2019

Politics/Economy: A cross-party majority agreed to grant the Danish military DKK4.5bn more than agreed in last year’s defence bill, raising spending to 1.5 percent of GDP in 2023, up from the planned 1.35…


Posted on 27. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 21st – January 27th 2019

Politics/Economy: The latest Epinion poll for DR News indicates 54.2% would vote for the ‘red’ bloc if an election was held today – support for the government alliance has fallen to 45.8%. New…


Posted on 20. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 14th – January 20th 2019

Politics/Economy: The latest YouGov poll showed less than one percentage point separates the two opposing blocs – if an election was held today the opposition would win 50.3% against the government + Danish…


Posted on 13. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 7th – January 13th 2019

Politics/Economy: A weighted average of all polls since the start of December showed the opposition has maintained its lead as the election approaches – the ‘red’ bloc is leading by 2-2.5% despite the…


Posted on 06. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 2nd – January 6th 2019

Politics/Economy: In his final New Year speech ahead of the general election Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen warned that the ‘peaceful world we dreamt about’ after the fall of the Berlin Wall is…


Posted on 01. Jan, 2019 in: TWTW

While you were away: A round up of the Christmas News 21-31.12 2018

Politics/Economy: The opposition remains on course for victory in the general election that will be held before June 2019 – Megafon’s final poll of 2018 showed 49.4% of the electorate would vote for…


Posted on 16. Dec, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 9th – December 15th 2018

Politics/Economy: The Social Democrats’ put forward a wide range of tax proposals aimed at ‘squeezing the rich’ if they, as expected, regain power at next year’s election. The government is determined to go…


Posted on 09. Dec, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 3rd – December 9th 2018

Politics/Economy: The UN joined the chorus of criticism against the government’s plan to relocate failed asylum seekers and criminal refugees to a deserted island. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said she has ‘serious concerns’…


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