52 episodes

Copenhagen Calling gives the week's news and commentary from Denmark, the Nordic region and the European Union each Friday. The public service programme has been running each Friday with Julian Isherwood since 1996 and is currently broadcast to FN stations on the World Radio Network.

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Copenhagen Calling gives the week's news and commentary from Denmark, the Nordic region and the European Union each Friday. The public service programme has been running each Friday with Julian Isherwood since 1996 and is currently broadcast to FN stations on the World Radio Network.

    Copenhagen Calling May 14, 2021

    Copenhagen Calling May 14, 2021

    Copenhagen Calling with Julian Isherwood. We hear how the pandemic is going in Denmark and the reopening of society. The incineration of the buried remains of some 14 million mink is under way. We also hear about the EU's Zero Pollution action plan.

    • 28 min
    Copenhagen Calling April 30, 2021

    Copenhagen Calling April 30, 2021

    This week we hear about the London court that has thrown out a Danish Tax Authority case in connection with the dividend tax scandal and the Danish Business Minister's reaction to banks lowering the amount people can have in their deposit accounts without having to pay a negative interest rate. At the EU, we hear about the EU's ongoing battle with Apple.

    • 29 min
    Copenhagen Calling April 2, 2021

    Copenhagen Calling April 2, 2021

    This week we hear about the Danish government’s warning to Danes in Burma as well as the government’s issues regarding Danish children in Syrian camps. Also the European Council meeting, an issue between the European Commission and Poland, Europe’s organic production plans, and the EU/UN Brussels Conference on Supporting the future of Syria and the region.

    • 29 min
    Copenhagen Calling March 12, 2021

    Copenhagen Calling March 12, 2021

    Not such a good week for Denmark - AstraZeneca jabs put on hold for two weeks. Nonetheless there seems to be optimism about a further reopening of society. We also hear about the EU's defence and security plans going forward.

    • 28 min
    Copenhagen Calling March 5, 2021 with Julian Isherwood

    Copenhagen Calling March 5, 2021 with Julian Isherwood

    Denmark, Austria and Israel are plannning to work together to produce vaccines, Prime Minister says no to ISIS children and mothers in Syrian camps, the pandemic has rocketed in an estate on Funen. We also hear about the EU's strategy for disabled people in the EU.

    • 29 min
    Copenhagen Calling with Julian Isherwood

    Copenhagen Calling with Julian Isherwood

    Denmark will be keeping its borders closed for the time being, the British B117 virus is taking hold in Denmark, Finland is facing a new lockdown and Sweden is not much better. Venezuela has expelled the EU ambassador. That and much more, including the EU Commission's trade policy review.

    • 29 min

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