The Weekly Wrap – Sunday, Nov 3

A second look at some of the week’s best stories from online and print

If you're anything like us, your week may sometimes feel like a blur. 

 

That's why The Copenhagen Post is trying something different on Sundays. We will take a deep breath, a step back and a second look at some of the stories that made up the past seven days both in our printed weekly newspaper and online. 

 

Here are just some of the stories from the week that was:

 

– In our cover story, we take a hard look at the plight of thousands of skilled foreign workers who have come into the country via the Green Card Scheme only to find themselves stranded with out a job.

 

– Paramount on everyone's mind last week was the record-breaking storm that killed two, left a path of destruction across the country and is still slowing transportation in some places – both public and private – as roads and tracks need to be cleared and repaired.

 

– The government touted its new plan to get tough on gangs and was met with the usual round of criticism from its detractors.

 

– Some light was shone Denmark's role in the ongoing NSA spying scandal, but many questions remain

 

– The world's best restaurant turns out to be a pretty lousy place to work if you are an intern after reports surface that Noma threatened unpaid workers with blacklisting.

 

– While Enhedslisten said that Denmark should offer an official apology for its role in the slave trade, Dansk Folkeparti suggested that slave descendants should be thankful.

 

– We continued our local election coverage with looks at the feisty city within a city, Frederiksberg, and profiles of the Socialistisk Folkeparti and the Dansk Folkeparti – talk about your polar opposites!

 

– In sports, Dane Kevin Magnussen continued his tear through the auto racing ranks and looks a cinch for a Formula 1 berth.

 

– The week started with one storm and ended with a storm of another type: J-dag, the annual Christmas beer release party which will surely result in the usual stories of drunkenness, debauchery and general mayhem which one should always connect with a religious holiday in Denmark.

 

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