Posted on 01. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 25th – October 1st 2017        

Politics/Economy Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg reignited the Mohammed cartoons controversy by posting a screenshot of her iPad showing a drawing of the Prophet Mohammad on Facebook, the same image that sparked off anti-Denmark…


Posted on 24. Sep, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 18th-24th 2017

Politics/Economy The Danish People’s Party (DPP) and the government agreed on a plan that would reduce the vehicle registration taxes. The Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada came into force…


Posted on 17. Sep, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 10th – 17th 2017          

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen called for top-level political action to stop the growth of Muslim parallel societies throughout Denmark – at the government’s two-day seminar in Esbjerg he said the asylum…


Posted on 10. Sep, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 4th – 10th 2017   

Politics/Economy The government is pushing to tighten immigration legislation even more and increase the demands on foreign nationals seeking Danish citizenship – in an interview with TV2 News, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen…


Posted on 03. Sep, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 28th – September 3rd 2017    

Politics/Economy The government presented tax reform proposals, business incentives and a draft budget that could lead to some of the biggest tax cuts for decades but critics claimed the coalition has been evasive…


Posted on 27. Aug, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 21st – August 27th 2017

Politics/Economy Leaked documents obtained by Politiken show the government’s proposals for across the board tax cuts will give high earners more money than its failed move to lower the punitive top rate of…


Posted on 20. Aug, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 14th – August 20th 2017     

Politics/Economy The Liberals’ integration spokesman Marcus Knuth said it’s only a question of time before Denmark bans Muslim women from wearing full-face Islamic veils, following the Conservatives’ call for the three government parties…


Posted on 14. Aug, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 7th – August 13th 2017   

Politics/Economy Opposition leader Mette Frederiksen kick-started the new political season by inviting the Danish People’s Party (DPP) to form a ‘welfare alliance’ against the government’s proposals to cap public expenditure growth and cut…


Posted on 06. Aug, 2017 in: TWTW

Summer Summary – the main news while you were away

Here’s a brief overview of the past three weeks news. If you’ve been away you didn’t miss much – apart from the worst July weather since 1979. Politics/Economy Prince Henrik sparked off a…


Posted on 09. Jul, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, July 3rd – July 9th 2017       

Politics/Economy Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen urged Donald Trump to ‘straighten himself out, focus on the issues, and respect the dignity of his office’ after the US President tweeted a short video clip of…


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