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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Posted on 10. Oct, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 3rd – October 9th 2016

Politics/Economy Parliament’s traditional opening debate, Thursday, lasted nearly 14 hours – in his concluding remarks, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen noted that despite widespread agreement on the challenges facing Denmark, parties are divided…

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Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 26th – October 2nd 2016

Politics/Economy The New Conservatives, who now have the 20,000 verified voter signatures needed to be put on the ballot at the next general election, would win 4.3% of the vote if an election…

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Posted on 26. Sep, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 18th – September 25th 2016

Politics/Economy The Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Liberal Alliance (LA) continued to argue about tax relief for higher earners, making a centre-right deal on the government’s 2025 political and economic agenda unlikely –…

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Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 11th – September 18th 2016

Politics/Economy Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen repeated his call for a centrist alliance between his own party, the Social Democrats, and the ruling Liberals, instead of the ‘artificial’ electoral blocs that…

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Posted on 12. Sep, 2016 in: TWTW

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

Politics/Economy The government gave the National Tax Authority (SKAT) the go ahead to purchase confident tax details about Danish citizens contained in the so-called ‘Panama Papers’. Tax minister, Karsten Lauritzen, said he’s willing…

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Posted on 05. Sep, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 29th –  September 3rd 2016

Politics/Economy The government published its much-anticipated 2025 economic stimulus plan, Tuesday, touching on all areas of the economy with moves to boost growth, create jobs and limit welfare entitlements. Prime Minister Lars Løkke…

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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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