Posted on 04. Mar, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 25th – March 1st, 2013

Politics / Economy The government presented its much anticipated stimulus package aimed at boosting growth and giving the business sector a much-needed helping-hand. Plans to cut social entitlements and reduce corporate tax were…


Posted on 18. Feb, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 11th – February 17th

Politics / Economy Based on Finance Ministry data, a review of all the growth initiatives launched by the centre-left coalition government since it came to power 18 months ago reveals that neither the…


Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 4th – February 10th, 2013

Politics / Economy A survey of local union bosses, normally staunch Social Democrat supporters, revealed that the majority have no belief in the government’s economic policy. At the same time, business leaders praised…


Posted on 04. Feb, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 28th – February 3rd, 2013

Politics / Economy The al-Qaeda terror organisation threatened to launch ‘strong, serious, alarming, earth-shattering, shocking and terrifying’ attacks on Denmark, just as a 31-year-old Swedish national, Munir Awad, was being sentenced to 12…


Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 21st – January 27th, 2013

Politics / Economy Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt was accused of misleading world leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos by claiming that the Danish government has implemented numerous reforms. Social Democrat…


Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 in: TWTW

7.59 -Danish News Today – The Week That Was, January 14th – January 20th, 2013

Politics / Economy Business Minister Annette Vilhelmsen sparked off a political storm by claiming that the business sector has exaggerated the extent of the crisis and is in collusion with the centre-right opposition…


Posted on 14. Jan, 2013 in: TWTW

7.59 -Danish News Today – The Week That Was, January 7th – January 13th, 2012

Politics / Economy Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt dismissed media reports of plans to replace her as Social Democrat leader before the next election. The Liberals offered to negotiate social benefits reform with the…


Posted on 07. Jan, 2013 in: TWTW

While you were away: A wrap-up of all the Christmas/New Year news

Politics / Economy The liberal think-tank Cepos praised Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s statement that 2013 will be characterised by reforms to help 55,000 unemployed people find jobs. Over 5,500 ‘acute package’ jobs will be…


Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 10th, – December 17th 2012

Politics / Economy After publication of the latest Economic Survey, Thursday, which downwardly adjusted the year-end DGP growth projection to minus 0.4%, Minister for the Economy Margrethe Vestager acknowledged that the government has…


Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 3rd, – December 9th 2012

Politics / Economy Culture Minister Uffe Elbæk resigned, Thursday, after being accused of nepotism, breaking the law, and misusing thousands of kroner in public money. Mattias Tesfaye stepped down as deputy leader of…


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