Balkan hopefuls get green light to start EU talks, conditions still weigh on Tirana

By |marec 24th, 2020|Albania, Denmark, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, Netherlands, News, North Macedonia|

EU ministers on Tuesday (24 March) approved starting membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania, a move hailed as restoring "credibility" after months of damaging delays and bickering.

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Danish corona-hit firms get state aid to pay 75% of salaries

By |marec 15th, 2020|coronavirus, Denmark, Mette Frederiksen, News, State aid|

Denmark’s government told private companies struggling with drastic measures to curb the spread of coronavirus that it would cover 75% of employees’ salaries, if they promised not to cut staff.

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Six EU countries join call for 100% renewable energy scenario

By |marec 13th, 2020|2050 climate strategy, Austria, Claude Turmes, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, News, Spain|

Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg and Spain have sent a joint letter to the European Commission calling for the inclusion of a 100% renewable energy scenario in long-term climate projections.

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Nord Stream 2 in the hands of Akademik Cherskiy

By |marec 11th, 2020|Denmark, gazprom, Germany, News, Nord Stream-2, pipeline politics, Russia, United States, US sanctions|

The Russians have sent their only pipe-laying vessel equipped with dynamic positioning system – Akademik Cherskiy – to Europe. But can the tiny ship without previous experience in pipe-laying do the job, Mateusz Kubiak ponders. Mateusz Kubiak is an oil&gas...

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COP25: Europe must decide faster, climate doesn’t wait, says Danish Energy Minister

By |december 12th, 2019|2030 climate target, carbon neutrality, Climate Law, COP25, Denmark, EU long term strategy 2050, News, offshore wind|

As member states are pressed to agree on Europe’s 2050 carbon neutrality target, Denmark is the star of the show at COP25 after the country’s Parliament adopted a legally binding emissions reduction target of 70% by 2030. Danish energy minister Dan Jørgensen explained to EURACTIV what’s behind the country’s new climate act.

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Turkey starts ‘sending home’ detained foreign fighters

By |november 12th, 2019|Daesh, Denmark, Florence Parly, foreign fighters, France, Germany, Horst Seehofer, Islamic State, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Syrian war, terrorism, Turkey|

Turkey said on Monday (11 November) it had deported two captives from Islamic State, a German and an American, starting a programme to repatriate detainees that has caused friction with its NATO allies since it launched an offensive in northern Syria.

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Denmark clears major hurdle for Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

By |oktober 30th, 2019|Denmark, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

Denmark gave the go-ahead to the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline on Wednesday (30 October), removing the last major hurdle to completion of the Russian-led project that has divided opinion in the EU.

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Denmark to strip foreign fighters of Danish citizenship

By |oktober 15th, 2019|Denmark, foreign fighters, Islamic State, Mette Frederiksen, News, Syrian war|

Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday (13 October).

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Denmark calls for EU plan to phase out diesel and petrol cars

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Denmark, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Denmark, backed by 10 other European Union countries, on Friday (4 October) called for a strategy to phase out diesel and petrol cars, including allowing the ban of sales at national-level by 2030 to combat climate change. Denmark made the...

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Sweden reveals plans for bank tax to finance defence spending increase

By |september 2nd, 2019|bank tax, defence spending, Denmark, Finland, Nato, News, Russia, Sweden|

Sweden has revealed plans to introduce a new bank tax to fund the country's future increase in defence spending from 2022, as it revamps efforts to counter Russia’s military build-up in the Baltic Sea region.

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