The Weekly Wrap – Sunday, December 8

December 8th, 2013

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It's that time of the week again, when we take a step back and give a second look to some of the stories that made up the past seven days both in our printed weekly newspaper and online. 

Here is a taste of the week that was: 

– Bodil was the unquestioned celebrity of the week. What, you haven't heard of her? That's the name of the storm that tore through on Thursday

– The cover story of our printed paper this week was an exclusive interview with Vivien Life, the British ambassador to Denmark. Read what she had to say about climate change, EU relations and life in Denmark. 

– We also took a close look at the city's new administration, including DF's Carl Christian Ebbesen's plans to use the Culture and Leisure Administration to push 'values politics'. Some cultural leaders are concerned, but the deputy mayor for integration, Anna Mee Allerslev, doesn't think they should be

– PET boss Jakob Scharf resigned this week after the scrutiny surrounding his prying into Pia Kjærsgaard's calendar. Justice Minister Morten Bødskov is now feeling the pressure especially now that he's admitted being part of the decision to cancel Pia K's trip to Christiania.

– Speaking of ministers under pressure, a lot of people want to know why the social minister, Annette Vilhelmsen (SF), promised a million kroner grant to an organisation that hadn't even applied yet. 

– But wait, you're asking, isn't Denmark the least corrupt country in the world?!?

– Expats have long wanted easier driving licence exchange rules and now they've got them – sort of.

– Christmas is a season of giving, but some seem to think you should only give to people who share your religion

– In this week's sport feature, we looked at the financial impact of Denmark missing out on the World Cup.

– Speaking of finances, the University of Aalborg's expansion into Copenhagen has proven one very costly affair.

– Sure it's only December, but it's never too early to think about the summer's big music festivals

Here's wishing you a nice Sunday. We'll be back at it tomorrow. Until then remember that you can also hear more from us – if you so wish – via Facebook and Twitter, and via our daily newsletter, The Evening Post. And if you have a hard time getting your hands on a physical copy of the Post, why not sign up to have it delivered to your inbox? If you haven't read them yet, you can download this week's Copenhagen Post and InOut guide today. Heck, you even get The Weekly Wrap as an email each week.


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