Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Danish girls are becoming more foul-mouthed

In the last decade, girls’ humour has become coarser, says Martin Fuhrer, developmental psychologist and humor researcher at Aalborg University, in an as-yet unpublished PhD dissertation, based on data from 1500 Danish children….

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Customs give up on cocaine smugglers

For those wishing to smuggle cocaine into Denmark, life just got much easier. Tax and customs officials at Copenhagen Airport have given up trying to catch those who swallow plastic packages full of…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Municipalities ask citizens to lend a hand

In a number of Danish villages, inhabitants already help the municipality by collecting litter from the streets. Soon, they will also be asked to voluntarily lend a hand at local child care institutions,…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Hell’s Angels bikers move in to Esbjerg

The renowned biker gang Hell’s Angels seem to be setting up shop in the Jutland town of Esbjerg. They have not previously held a base in the town, but now the gang appears…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Danish security force warns farmers to lock up their fertiliser

The Danish Security and Intelligence Force (PET) have advised Danish farmers on how best to secure their stocks of dangerous chemicals such as the fertiliser used by Norwegian serial killer Anders Behring Breivik…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Train drivers ignore red lights

Last year, 18 train drivers put passengers’ lives in “serious danger” by ignoring stop signals, says the Danish Accident Investigation Board. 13 cases have already been reported this year – on average more…

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Posted on 29. Jul, 2011 in: News

Majority want to let foreigners buy summer houses

The majority of Danes feel that foreigners should be allowed to purchase summer residences in Denmark, shows a new survey conducted by Politiken and TV2. In the survey, 49 per cent say that…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

15 more Danish banks face default

Denmark’s banking crisis is not over yet. Up to 15 more banks may be forced to default, according to a report from rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on Thursday. In the report,…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

One man turns Randers into Denmark’s most violent city

A man in Randers in central Jutland has been charged with 132 violent crimes, single-handedly placing the the city above both Copenhagen and Aarhus when it comes to violent crime statistics.“A single case…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Police recover guns from barracks heist

The police force’s special gang unit Task Force East seized about 40 weapons in a raid on a garage in Brøndbyvester on Thursday. The guns stemmed from Denmark’s largest weapon robbery which took…

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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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