September 9, 1987 |
Danish voters handed conservative Prime Minister Poul Schlueter a sharp setback in national elections Tuesday and plunged the country into a political crisis with no clear winner or alternative government in sight. Far from the increased number of votes the public opinion polls had been predicting, the Conservative People's Party's share of the vote was reduced by 2.5%, and it lost four of its 42 seats in the Folketing, or Parliament.
August 18, 1987 |
Prime Minister Poul Schlueter today called an unscheduled parliamentary election for Sept. 8.
February 17, 1988 |
Lisbeth Schlueter, the wife of Danish Prime Minister Poul Schlueter, died today at the age of 43. Mrs. Schlueter died at the Rigshospitaled hospital in Copenhagen, where she was admitted a few days ago, Danish Radio reported. The cause of her death was not disclosed.
October 2, 1985 |
About 25,000 leftists staged a rally Tuesday outside Parliament to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Poul Schlueter over his economic policies. But Schlueter affirmed to Parliament his intention to maintain his tight spending policies, which he said have cut unemployment and improved business.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 12, 1987 |
Danish Prime Minister Poul Schlueter arrived Sunday for an eight-day visit during which he will meet with Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. The two are expected to discuss East-West relations, disarmament and possible industrial ventures.
April 11, 1985
About 200,000 anti-government demonstrators packed Copenhagen's Parliament Square, defying a warning from Danish Prime Minister Poul Schlueter to end their wildcat walkouts or face court action. Similar protests took place in other provincial cities. Workers were protesting emergency back-to-work laws passed by Parliament March 30 to end strikes and lockouts that have crippled the nation.