Morning Briefing – Tuesday, May 28

The Copenhagen Post’s daily digest of what the Danish press is reporting

DF: Danish jihadists should lose citizenship

Right-wing party Dansk Folkeparti (DF) wants Danes who travel overseas to take part in armed conflict to automatically be stripped of their citizenship. Venstre and Konservative expressed support, while far-left party Enhedslisten and the justice minister, Morten Bødskov (Socialdemokraterne), are opposed to the idea. The debate comes in the wake of the deaths of several jihadist Danes in Syria in recent months. – Berlingske

Unions demand 12 weeks paternity leave

National trade union confederation LO said it will pressure the government to earmark 12 weeks of paternity leave for fathers. LO argued that the law would legitimise fathers taking paternity leave for extended periods of time, strengthen the relationship between father and child and create greater equality in the labour market. – Jyllands-Posten

Matas to be listed

Matas, the nation’s largest pharmaceutical and cosmetics chain, is reportedly just weeks away from being listed on the stock exchange. CVC, the British private equity firm that owns Matas, is currently trying to convince major investors to buy Matas shares. Expectations are that Matas will go public by July 1. – Børsen

Man reported for remote-controlled helicopter

A Copenhagen man was reported to the police for flying his remote-controlled helicopter over the Ørestad district, according to the traffic authorities, Trafikstyrelsen. The remote joyride violated three sections of aviation law: flying too close to buildings, too close to the airport and higher than 300 metres. – Politiken

Rejsekort still faltering

Despite the two billion kroner spent to develp the Rejsekort electronic travel card, the system continues to flounder. Nearly one third of users said errors in the system have cost them money, according to a YouGov survey of one thousand people. – MetroXpress

Woz off to good start

Caroline Wozniacki overcame recent struggles and beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-3, 6-2 in the first round of the French Open yesterday. Wozniacki had lost five straight matches on clay, but the tenth-seeded Dane finished her opponent off in just over an hour following a host of unforced errors from Robson. Wozniacki takes on Serbian Bojana Jovanovski in the second round. –