Today’s front pages – Wednesday, April 24

The Copenhagen Post’s daily digest of what the Danish dailies are reporting on their front pages

Freedom of information act lambasted internationally

The government’s new freedom of information act, offentlighedslov law should be scrapped and re-written, according to the internationally-renowned Centre for Law and Democracy (CLD) in Halifax, Canada. CLD argued that the law is unacceptably weak for a country that strives for open democracy. The centre made 33 suggestions for changes in the law. –Politiken

Canucks deny Denmark of Jensen

Young hockey player Nicklas Jensen will not be joining the Danish team for the upcoming IIHF World Championships in Stockholm after his NHL club team, the Vancouver Canucks, decided they needed him for the upcoming playoffs. The club's general manager, Mike Gillis, said that 20-year-old Jensen was required to back up his team in case of injuries –

Dropping rare mineral prices could affect Greenland

The Kvanefjeld mining project in Greenland, which is led by the Australian mining company Greenland Minerals & Energy, is facing a less valuable market than just a year ago. The Australian mining company will begin the production of uranium, zinc and rare minerals in four years’ time and is looking for investors to join. – Ingeniøren

Socialdemokraterne have never been so unpopular

Very few voters would vote for Helle Thorning-Schmidt and company if there were to be an election today, according to a new survey. The survey, compiled by YouGov for metroXpress newspaper, showed that just 14.4 percent of voters would select Socialdemokraterne (S), the lowest figure for the party since 1898. – metroXpress

More fires in Albertslund

Arson cases continue to mount in the western suburb of Albertslund after fire-fighters responded to another two fires last night. Two cars in the Svanens Kvarter area were ablaze when authorities arrived on the scene just before 2am and the fire was quickly put out. Arsonists have been plaguing Albertslund for over six months now.Ekstra Bladet

Vocational schools get the least brilliant

The most studious young people stay away from the nation's vocational schools, according to a new report from Aarhus University. The report showed that when teachers were asked to judge their students’ intelligence, motivation and diligence on a scale of one to five, vocational school students scored 3.17, while upper-secondary students scored 4.13. – Jyllands-Posten