Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 in: News

The taxman and the Rolex

Questions are being asked as to why Minister of Taxation Troels Lund Poulsen was given a 12,000 dollar Rolex watch by a Qatar oil sheikh. Parliament’s ombudsman Hans Gammeltoft-Hansen said he would be…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2010 in: News

Extreme cold disrupts collective traffic

162 flights out of Copenhagen were cancelled, Monday, as well as 120 inter-city trains, and the three main arteries of the S-Train network in Copenhagen were closed down as the extreme cold weather…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

Liberals: Turkish minister wasn’t telling the truth

The ruling Liberal Party has denied allegations that former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen reneged on promises he made to Turkey when he became NATO Secretary General. In documents leaked by the Wikileaks…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

EU: Unemployment will continue to rise

Unemployment in this country is at its highest right now, according to the latest half-yearly prognosis from the EU – but there’s light at the end of the tunnel. The EU forecasts that…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

Beer, ciggies give shorter lifespan

Danes drink and smoke more than residents of other developed countries and Denmark has one of the highest mortality rates for cancer related sicknesses amongst Western nations. And although life expectancy figures in…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 21st – 28th. 2010

POLITICS As ever in Danish politics, one issue dominated the news – immigration. On Monday, after nine years of nodding her head in agreement with the government’s attempts to seal off the borders…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: spanish

LA PASADA SEMANA: del 21 al 28 de noviembre de 2010

POLITICA: Como nunca antes en la vida política danesa un tema ha dominado completamente las noticias del país, el tema de la inmigración. El lunes recién pasado,y después de nueve años de admitir…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

Fogh hit by Wikileaks

Anders Fogh Rasmussen is one of the top names tainted by the Wikileaks scandal. Thousands of secret documents were leaked by the controversial website, Sunday, including information that the former Danish Prime Minister…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

Who leaked?

Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks has offered to provide the Danish Ministry of Defence with all the top-secret information it has concerning the handing over of war prisoners to face torture. Julian Assange, head of…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 in: News

Poverty rise in capital

The number of people suffering from poverty in Copenhagen has risen sharply over the past ten years. New figures from the Economic Council of the Labour Movement (AE) show that 7% of the…

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7:59 – All the Danish News That Fits

7:59 – Danish News Today, is the most reliable source of daily Danish news in English for diplomats, the ex-pat community, the business sector, or anyone in Denmark or abroad seeking an insight into what’s happening in Denmark right now.

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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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