Posted on 05. Nov, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 30th – November 5th 2017       

Politics/Economy The Auditor General warned of ‘serious gaps’ in the decision-making process behind Denmark’s planned purchase of 27 new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) jets, but Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen dismissed claims…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 23rd – October 29th 2017  

Politics/Economy A new Megafon poll for Politiken indicated the centre-right alliance would remain in power if an election was held today. Integration Minister Inger Støjberg told a parliamentary hearing that Denmark won’t be…

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Posted on 22. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 16th – October 22nd 2017  

Politics/Economy The opposition called on the government to reject the Russian Nord Stream 2 project – the centre-right coalition retains hope the EU will intervene. A new poll showed 72 percent of the…

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Posted on 08. Oct, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 2nd – October 8th 2017

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen made his opening speech to parliament, the constitutionally-required ‘state of the nation’ address coupled with the government’s proposed legislative goals for the next 8 months  – he…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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