Posted on 27. Apr, 2011 in: News

DPP demands border control for early retirement deal

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) will demand the re-introduction of stringent border controls in return for its support of the government’s proposal to phase out the early retirement scheme. Ahead of today’s negotiations…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2011 in: News

Free Press chairman defends freedom of speech

Chairman of the Free Press Society, Lars Hedegaard, found himself in the dock of the High Court, Tuesday, to face renewed charges of racism. He was originally acquitted when a District Court ruled…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2011 in: News

Christiania takes a time out

The ‘free state’ of Christiania is struggling to meet the May 2nd deadline, imposed by the state, as to whether residents are prepared to accept February’s Supreme Court ruling that their properties have…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2011 in: News

Chairman steps down in face of growing scandal

A local Social Democrat constituency chairman in Køge has been forced to resign in the wake of allegations of bribery. Tommy Kamp stepped down yesterday after tabloid daily BT revealed he had enjoyed…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

Torture compensation claim kicked out of court

Former Afghanistan POW Ghousoulah Tarin has lost his compensation claim against the Ministry of Defence. Mr Tarin had sued the Danish state for DKK50,000, claiming that Danish soldiers, and thereby the Danish authorities,…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

No compromise on 2020

It appears increasingly unlikely that negotiations between the government and Social Democrats on the ‘2020 economic plan’ will end in compromise. After meeting with opposition leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Tuesday, Minister of Finance Claus…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

Activists nabbed for arson

Four young left-wing extremists arrested by Danish Intelligence (PET) last night as they tried to set fire to the Danish Police Academy have been linked to a similar arson attack on Nordea’s headquarters…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

Maersk’s DKK1bn pirate bill

Maersk Line expects pirate related costs – including rising global fuel prices, higher insurance premiums, the re-routing of ships away from high-risk areas, and increased wages for crew members in compensation for extra…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

Putin in Denmark

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin arrives in Denmark today on his first ever official visit. Nine years after he angrily cancelled a previous trip because Denmark allowed Chechen exiles to hold their world…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2011 in: News

Terrorist was on recruitment drive

When convicted US-Pakistani terrorist David Headley travelled to Denmark two years ago to plan an attack on Jyllands-Posten he also contacted other terrorists in Europe to help him with the planned atrocity. A…

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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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