Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Immigration: Where’s the dignity?

The government has lost whatever dignity it may have had by touting new figures showing how immigrants from non-western countries are a financial burden on society, according to former Social Liberal leader Marianne…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Nordic neighbours experience immigration boom

Norway is experiencing its own immigration challenges. New figures from the Norwegian Statistics Agency (SSB) show that over 600,000 people, or nearly 13% of the population of 4.9m, are immigrants or their descendants….

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Don’t have a blood clot in the afternoon

Many people who suffer a life-threatening blood clot in the Greater Copenhagen region have to be transferred to Lund hospital in Southern Sweden because the National Hospital (Rigshospitalet) doesn’t have the resources to…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Denmark targets Gaddafi

Denmark wants to see Muammar Gaddafi removed from power – and that’s official. After the government was given parliament’s approval for a new strategy in Libya,  Wednesday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Danish company was given green light for Libya arms export

Danish F-16 fighter jets are dropping bombs on Libyan targets just one year after a Danish company was granted permission to produce software for Libya’s missile defence system. According to confidential documents obtained…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Immigration restrictions have saved DKK5bn per year

Immigrants from lesser-developed countries, and their descendants, cost state coffers around DKK16bn per year. A new government report also shows that the immigrations restrictions imposed by the Lib/Con coalition since it came to…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Somalis flee from Danish discrimination

Somalis are the only group of immigrants that gets smaller every year. A new survey shows that they are are often dismissed by Danes as ‘lazy, extremist, khat-smoking welfare scroungers’ which encourages more…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

DPP and Conservatives in tax dispute

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has demanded a written guarantee from the government that there there will be no unfunded tax relief in the future, bringing the party into direct conflict with the…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Pia ponders summer election

Danish People’s Party leader Pia Kjærsgaard emerged from negotiations with the government speculating about a June election. After previously stating that it could take weeks to reach agreement on the 2020 economic plan,…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2011 in: News

Lene E can aide Palestinian reconciliation process

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen has been urged to take a leading role in encouraging the EU to recognise the the reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah. Left wing MEP Margrethe Auken…

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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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