Posted on 16. May, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 9th – May15th 2011

Politics After nearly five months of constant political debate, the two government coalition parties, alongside the Danish People’s Party, Social Liberals, and one-seat Christian Democrats, finally thrashed out a retirement reform deal that,…


Posted on 09. May, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week that Was, May 2nd – May 8th, 2011

Politics Danish politics was dominated this week by the start of the tough negotiations and political horse-trading around the government’s proposed 2020 economic plan. These negotiations will in all likelihood lay the basis…


Posted on 02. May, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 23rd – May 1st – 2011

Politics The latest opinion polls indicate that the electorate has given the government’s ‘2020 Economic Plan’ the thumbs down and the opposition is heading for a comfortable victory in this year’s election. The…


Posted on 18. Apr, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 11th – April 17th, 2011

Politics The government released its long-awaited 2020 plan of reform proposals aimed at raising the DKK47bn needed to bridge the projected budget deficit gap within 10 years, including plans to phase out early…


Posted on 11. Apr, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, April 4th – April 10th, 2011

Politics Two years after assuming office, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen praised himself for skilfully guiding Denmark through an ‘economic Tsunami’. He vowed to fight for welfare reform, including making newly-arrived immigrants earn…


Posted on 04. Apr, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, March 28th – April 3rd 2011

Politics Political commentators speculated that the Prime Minister’s call for ‘speedy negotiations’ about the economy is a sign that he’s preparing to call a spring election. The Social Democrats intend to employ more…


Posted on 28. Mar, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, March 21st – March 27th 2011

Politics A very quiet week in domestic politics. All parties are ‘paralysed’ at they wait for an election to be called, according to Danish People’s Party leader Pia Kjærsgaard who refused to rule…


Posted on 21. Mar, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, March 14th – March 20th 2011

Politics By the end of the week, Denmark was involved in another conflict on foreign soil after parliament voted unanimously to back a UN resolution to set up a no-fly zone over Libya…


Posted on 14. Mar, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, March 6th – March 13th 2011

Politics Minister of Integration Birthe Rønn Hornbech was fired, Tuesday, after the ministry’s long-awaited report on the stateless Palestinians affair failed to satisfy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. Her departure, and the shock…


Posted on 07. Mar, 2011 in: TWTW

Weekly Summary, Feb 28th- March 6th, 2011

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, February 28th – March 6th 2011 Politics An end of week poll indicated a potential landslide victory for the opposition at this year’s election…


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