Posted on 31. Mar, 2011 in: News

New energy for Vestas

Danish wind-energy giant Vestas surprised both analysts and investors yesterday by unveiling a new 7 Mega Watt super-windmill, as it battles for off-shore wind-power supremacy with its German competitor, the Munich-based Siemens AG….

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

We speak English wery well, thank you

Danes are near the top of the class in the ability to speak English. A new global survey, the English Proficiency Index (EPI), puts Denmark at no.3 in the world, after Norway and…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

We’re satisfied say Danes

Money doesn’t make you happy – but it helps a little. That’s the conclusion of a new survey of Danes’ happiness that shows 97% are generally satisfied with their lives. However, for those…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Nuclear power – Nej Tak!

Danes’ traditional resistance to nuclear power is reflected in a new poll that shows 64% against and just 24% for. However, despite the meltdown at the Fukushima plant in Japan, opposition to nuclear…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Interest warning

Interest rates will increase far quicker than the financial markets expect, head of the Danish National Bank Nils Bernstein warned today at the Annual General Meeting of the Mortgage Lenders Association. At the…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Skilled immigrants will be scared off warn experts

Experts claim that the government’s proposal to make newly-arrived immigrants earn the right to welfare benefits will scare off skilled and educated foreigners. Professor Nina Smith of Aarhus University said the government risks…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Gaddafi in exile would be OK says Lene E.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen is prepared to accept Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi living in exile in a foreign country, as long as he isn’t provided with immunity for his crimes in…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Obama has to lead the way says Khader

The Conservatives’ foreign affairs spokesman Naser Khader expressed disappointment last night with President Obama’s soft-line on Libya. During a televised speech to the nation, the President stressed that the US has no plans…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

81 bombs

On the 11th day since Denmark decided to go to war in Libya, Minister of Defence Gitte Lillelund Bech declared herself satisfied that the goals of the operation are being met. She said…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2011 in: News

Copenhagen Airport hit by tax avoidance allegation

The partially state-owned Copenhagen Airport Ltd. has avoided paying millions in tax by placing money in Bermuda tax shelters. Confidential accounts obtained by Politiken reveal that the airport’s majority shareholder, the Australian Macquarie…

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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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