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…


Posted on 21. Feb, 2011 in: TWTW

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

Politics The government and its support parties have narrowed the opposition’s lead, thanks to a surge in support for the tiny Liberal Alliance, but support for the Conservatives remains at rock-bottom, a new…


Posted on 14. Feb, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, February 7th – 13th, 2011

Politics With polls indicating the government’s proposal to phase out early retirement is fast becoming a political liability and internal policy disputes threatening the fragile centre-right alliance, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen acknowledged…


Posted on 07. Feb, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 31st – February 5th 2011

Politics The Conservatives, facing the prospect of a disastrous election, have opted for a ‘go it alone approach’ in a list ditch effort to win back right wing voters. However, the party’s call…


Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, January 17th – January 23rd 2011

Politics Voters appeared to be unmoved by the change in Conservative Party leadership. A new Voxmeter poll showed the Social Democrats surging ahead and the opposition heading for a comfortable 92-83 seat majority…


Posted on 17. Jan, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 Danish News Today – The Week That Was, January 9th– January 16th 2011

Politics Conservative leader quits, Government hit by new WikiLeaks scandal Lene Espersen’s reign as Conservative Party leader came to an abrupt end, Thursday evening, when she was forced to resign following a week…


Posted on 10. Jan, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 2nd – January 9th 2011

Politics Danish politics during the first week of the year were dominated by the thorny question of early retirement for 60-year-olds. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s New Year intention to ‘rescue welfare’ by…


Posted on 03. Jan, 2011 in: TWTW

While you were away – a Christmas and New Year summary

Security Terrorism dominated the post-Christmas headlines when five men described as ‘ militant Islamists with links to international terror networks’ were arrested for allegedly planning a ‘Mumbai like’ machine gun attack on employees…


Posted on 20. Dec, 2010 in: TWTW

The Week That Was: December 12th – 19th 2010

Politics  Two new polls confirmed the opposition’s lead, although there were signs in Friday’s Megafon survey for TV2 that the centre-right alliance, at 49%, isn’t dead and buried yet. Prime Minister Lars Løkke…


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