Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 1st – August 7th, 2011

Politics This year’s election could signal Social Democrat leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s final ‘hurrah’ – 55% of voters said in a new poll that she should quit if the opposition fails to win power…

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Posted on 01. Aug, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, July 24th – July 31st 2011

Politics A Facebook statement by Minister for Integration Søren Pind, in which he compared the protests against the felling of trees at Østerild in Jutland with the terror attacks in Oslo, caused an…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week that Was, July 18th – July 24th, 2011

Politics Integration Minister Søren Pind will be forced to ease Denmark’s strict immigration legislation after losing a test case at the European Court of Human Rights last month. The Danish People’s Party (DPP)…

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Posted on 18. Jul, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week that Was, July 11th – July 17th, 2011

Politics Conservative party leader Lars Barfoed refused to offer any guarantee of a new term alongside coalition partners, the Liberals, even if Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen remains in power. Barfoed also criticised…

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Posted on 11. Jul, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, July 4th – July 10th , 2011

Politics Although all opinion polls show the opposition heading for a comfortable victory in this year’s election, a new breakdown of voter preference showed that a majority of the ‘undecided’, who could prove…

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Posted on 04. Jul, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 27th – July 3rd, 2011

Politics The government’s border control bill became reality, Friday, after the opposition’s motion to reject the controversial proposals was defeated in parliament. At least 50 new customs officials will now be patrolling the…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 – Danish News Today – The Week That Was, June 20th – June 26th, 2011

Politics Liberal and Conservative constituency chairmen have urged their respective party leaderships to distance themselves from the shrill, aggressive tone of the Danish People’s Party (DPP) in this year’s election campaign. One local…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 in: TWTW

7.59 – Danish News Today – The Week That Was, June 13th – June 19th, 2011

Politics / Foreign Affairs The government was on the back-foot all week after parliament narrowly passed a proposal to introduce stricter border control checks. During a grilling by Parliament’s Foreign Policy Committee, Minister…

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Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was: 6th June-12th June

Politics Party leaders and other prominent politicians set out the themes for the coming election during Constitution Day speeches. Denmark had been very close to a June election, reported Berlingske Tidende, with a…

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Posted on 05. Jun, 2011 in: TWTW

The Week That Was: May 30th-June 5th

Politics The latest opinion poll showed the opposition with a comfortable 94-81 seat majority. Finance Minister Frederiksen announced a final agreement on the government’s 2020 spending plans, meaning that the state could now…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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