Posted on 31. May, 2011 in: News

Economy slips back into recession

Danish GDP sank by 0.5% in Q1, as both private and public spending fell dramatically. It was expected that GDP would rise during the first three months after a dip of 0.2% in…

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Posted on 31. May, 2011 in: News

Economy overshadows concluding debate

Parliament’s concluding debate, Tuesday, was dominated by the economy. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen stressed the importance of the cross-party agreements made over the past six weeks for the future sustainability of the…

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Posted on 31. May, 2011 in: News

12 years for one-legged bomber

One-legged Chechen bomber Lors Doukaev has been given a 12-year jail sentence after being found guilty of plotting a terrorist attack on Jyllands-Posten. Before retiring, jurors had heard the prosecution’s appeal for the…

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Clampdown on underground economy

People who pay ‘black’ money – no invoice, no VAT – to tradesman should be punished, the so-called ‘wise men’ of the Economic Council suggest in their latest bi-annual ‘state of the economy’…

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Danish cucumbers OK

It’s OK to eat Danish cucumbers. In response to German suspicions that Danish-produced cucumbers could contain the life-threatening E.coli bacteria, VTED, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) asked two growers to withdraw…

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Posted on 31. May, 2011 in: News

One-legged bomber found guilty of terror

Lors Doukaev, the one-legged Chechen boxer, has been found guilty of terrorism. Copenhagen District Court judges and jurors were in no doubt that Doukaev was planning an attack on Jyllands-Posten, the original publisher…

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Posted on 31. May, 2011 in: News

Social Liberals target oldies

The Social Liberals will penalise affluent old-age pensioners who have put money aside for their ‘golden years’. According to proposals published yesterday in the party’s own 2020 plan, pensioners shouldn’t automatically have the…

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Berlingske accused of censorship

Political journalists at leading newspaper Berlingske are asking questions as to whether the paper is too ‘government friendly’ after management deleted a sensitive passage from an article about Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen,…

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Border control ‘same as eight other EU countries’

Eight other countries employ the same level of border control that Denmark is planning to introduce. Although Denmark has come under fire within the EU for becoming closed off, Minister of Taxation Peter…

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Sperm donor passes on rare illness

A Danish sperm donor has passed on a chronic and potentially serious sickness to at least nine babies. Although blue eyes, blond hair, and intelligence are high on the list for childless women…

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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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