Posted on 15. Jan, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 9th – January 15th 2016

Politics/Economy The government has estimated the costs of replacing the Danish Air Force’s ageing fleet of F-16s with 27 new F-35s at around DKK20bn ($3bn) but won’t be involved in negotiating the final…

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Posted on 09. Jan, 2017 in: TWTW

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

Politics/Economy Politicians and experts sounded the alarm after Politiken revealed that 1,600 failed asylum seekers have gone missing in Denmark over the past 18 months – the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) Martin Henriksen…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 4th – December 11th 2016

Politics/Economy Although Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has stressed the ‘optimism’ of the new tripartite coalition a new opinion poll revealed widespread voter apathy – if an election was held today the opposition…

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Posted on 04. Dec, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 28th – December 4th 2016

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen named his new, expanded 22-minister cabinet, including 13 from the Liberals (V), six from the Liberal Alliance (LA), and three Conservatives (K). He said Denmark now has…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 21st – November 27th 2016

Politics/Economy The ‘government coalition in waiting’ was made official, Sunday, when the Liberal, Conservative, and Liberal Alliance leaders presented their joint political platform. Although LA leader Anders Samuelsen has backed down from his…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 14th – November 20th 2016

Politics/Economy The week ended with a political bombshell when the prime minister announced he had invited the Liberal Alliance and Conservatives to join the government – just one day after Berlingske reported ‘internal…

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Posted on 13. Nov, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 7th – November 13th 2016

Politics/Economy US Ambassador Rufus Gifford said the election of Donald Trump won’t drastically change the relationship between the USA and Denmark, which is based on ‘mutual trust’. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen congratulated…

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Posted on 06. Nov, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 31st – November 5th 2016

Politics/Economy Newspapers agreed that Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen reputation as a major, political strategist is in tatters after he was forced to postpone the government’s long term 2025 economic plan ’indefinitely’  –…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 24th – October 30th 2016

Politics/Economy Border control and tax relief remained the dominant issues in negotiations surrounding the government’s 2025 plan that got underway again this week – the Liberal Alliance (LA) won’t accept the Danish People’s…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 17th – October 23rd 2016

Politics/Economy The Danish People’s Party (DPP) was dogged all week by accusations of misusing EU funding – the party allegedly spent DKK 200,000 granted by the EU-sceptic Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy…

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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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