Posted on 18. Feb, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 12th-18th 2023:

Politics/Economy: Denmark is now in line with NATO’s demand that countries spend at least 2% of GDP on defence – Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said the Western military alliance has confirmed Denmark’s…


Posted on 11. Feb, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 5th – 11th 2023:

Politics/Economy: The foreign trade surplus increased in December as exports rose faster than imports – overall, the trade surplus for 2023 shrank to DKK 271.3 billion from DKK 314.2 billion in 2022. Ex-Moderates…


Posted on 04. Feb, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 29th – February 4th 2023:

Politics/Economy: The right-wing Liberal Alliance would be the 2nd-biggest party in parliament if an election was held today – the latest Epinion poll for DR News also indicated the three government coalition parties…


Posted on 28. Jan, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 22nd – 28th 2023:

Politics/Economy: A new opinion poll showed the business-friendly Liberal Alliance (LA) has made gains since controversial former New Right leader Pernille Vermund joined the party last week and would be the country’s 2nd-biggest…


Posted on 14. Jan, 2024 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 8th – 14th 2023:

Politics/Economy: Defence Minister Troels Lund Poulsen urged Danes to ‘keep calm’ after Swedish political and military officials warned of the threat of war – he also said the delivery of the first Danish…


Posted on 07. Jan, 2024 in: TWTW

While you were away – a roundup of all the Christmas/New Year news, December 18th – January 7th 2023:

Politics/Economy: The holiday period was dominated by the shock news of Queen Margrethe’s abdication – Her Majesty made the announcement in her traditional speech to the nation New Year’s Eve when she said…


Posted on 17. Dec, 2023 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 11th – 17th 2023:

Politics/Economy: The police arrested three people on suspicion of plotting to carry out an act of terror – Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed the suspects were acting on behalf of the Palestinian…


Posted on 10. Dec, 2023 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 4th – 9th 2023:

Politics/Economy: Minister for Digital Government and Gender Equality Mia Wagner quit the government just two weeks after being appointed– she was replaced by Marie Bjerre, who made way for the TV personality in…


Posted on 03. Dec, 2023 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 27th – October 3rd 2023

Politics/Economy: The government presented its 2024 budget, Monday, with the backing of 11 out of 12 parliamentary parties – Finance Minister Nikolaj Wammen laid out a number of new welfare initiatives, including DKK695m…


Posted on 26. Nov, 2023 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 20th – 26th 2023

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen made a partial cabinet reshuffle following defence minister Jakob Ellemann-Jensen’s decision to quit politics – new Minister for Ecclesiastical Affairs Morten Dahlin vowed to crack down on all…


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