Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

UNICEF poverty report ‘worthless’ says LA spokesman

The Liberal Alliance’s Joachim B. Olsen has dismissed a new UNICEF report showing a rise in poverty amongst Danish children as ‘worthless’. The anti-welfare campaigner said the report, which claims that the number of…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

Denmark in 50-country crackdown on tax shelters

Denmark has joined 49 other countries in signing an agreement to clamp down on tax shelters and tax evasion. A total of 85 countries, including all OECD nations, have already agreed to join…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

Ryanair launches Copenhagen offensive but could face union resistance

Budget Irish airline Ryanair has announced plans to open up 13 cut-price routes from Copenhagen Airport, starting in March next year when it will offer flights to London, Warsaw, and Milan from DKK149….

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

70 per cent of Danish pigs infected with MRSA

Up to 70 per cent of Danish pig herds are infected with MRSA, a contagious and antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria that leads to potentially dangerous infection. Food Minister Dan Jøgensen told a parliamentary consultation,…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

Business shorts

Vestas inks big US contract / Food authorities ban Canadian ‘fire water’ / Consumer confidence remains high / Big Q3 profit for Jyske Bank Vestas: Danish wind turbine giant Vestas Wind Systems said…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Justice Minister defends ‘inflated’ asylum figures

Justice Minister Mette Frederiksen yesterday dismissed accusations that the government has inflated asylum seeker figures so it can justifiably tighten immigration legislation. The government has constantly claimed that 20,000 asylum seekers will have arrived…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

‘Secretive’ military promises more openness

Defence chiefs have promised more openness regarding Danish bombing raids in Iraq. In response to accusations that the Danish military is far more secretive than its allies in the international coalition against the…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

More Danish kids in poverty

The number of Danish children living under the poverty level has grown by 13,000 since the onset of the crisis 2008, a new UNICEF report that measures child poverty in the world’s advanced…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Budget impasse on unemployment insurance

Parliament’s two left-wing parties expressed serious doubts last night about reaching a budget agreement with the government after emerging from three hours of negotiations at the Finance Ministry. The thorny issue of unemployment…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Germany could pull Denmark into recession

Danish economists fear the struggling German economy could halt Denmark’s vulnerable upswing. Since the start of the crisis Germany has acted as a motor for Danish growth but after figures showing that German…

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