Posted on 27. Jan, 2011 in: News

News in brief

Teens marry Muslims, DPP attacks Muslim-only slaughterhouses, Families hit by oil hike, TB ravages Greenland, AP Møller-Mærsk optimistic  An increasing number of teenage Danish girls under the legal age of 18 are entering…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Kjær quits

Henriette Kjær has resigned as the Conservatives’ policy spokesman and chair of the party’s parliamentary group. She has also announced her intention to leave politics at the next election, despite being unanimously re-elected…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Did she go or was she pushed?

Conservative leader Lars Barfoed was unable to give a clear answer when asked whether he personally urged Henriette Kjær to step down. Emerging from a meeting of party MP’s this morning he stressed…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

SAS is no goldmine

Experts have warned the state not to expect any great financial windfall if SAS is sold. After Minister of Finance Claus Hjort Frederiksen aired the possibility of the flagship airline being sold off…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Toyota fire fear leads to recall

Toyota has recalled 3,800 cars on the Danish market because of the potential of engine fires. Anders Tystrup, press secretary of Toyota Denmark, said microscopic tears in the petrol pipe of certain older…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Opposition to reform could lead to election

The Prime Minister’s retirement reform eagerness could trigger off an election, analysts claim. The government hammered out a cross-party social welfare compromise in 2006 alongside the Danish People’s Party (DPP), Social Liberals, and…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

No compensation says minister

Hundreds of thousands of people under 60 could lose all the money they paid into the early retirement scheme in the 1980’s and 90’s if the government is successful in implementing its retirement…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Minister in asylum turnaround

Thousands of immigrants trapped in Greece’s chaotic asylum system could become refugees in Denmark, says Minister of Integration Birthe Rønn Hornbech. In a move that theoretically invalidates the Dublin Agreement requiring refugees to…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Denmark world’s no.2

Denmark is no.2 on a global prosperity comparison of 110 countries, after Norway. The Legatum Prosperity Index claims to be ‘the only only global assessment of wealth and wellbeing; unlike other studies that…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 in: News

Barfoed to the rescue

New Conservative leader Lars Barfoed called the controversy surrounding policy spokesperson Henriette Kjær ‘regrettable’ and admitted that it’s damaged the party, but dismissed calls for her resignation and expressed confidence in her ability…

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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-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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