Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

16 arrested after gang fight in Jutland

A huge brawl between rival biker gangs in Esbjerg on Wednesday evening led to the arrest of 16 individuals. Large numbers of police moved in after several witnesses reported a huge brawl in…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Violence moves into the suburbs

Despite reports of gang fights and stabbings, the risk of being exposed to violence in Denmark’s largest cities is decreasing. In Copenhagen, the number of violent incidents fell by ten per cent this…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Danes hold EU record in number of holidays

Denmark and Germany are the EU countries that take the most holidays, while Romanians are at the bottom of the league when it comes to vacations, a new EU study shows. The survey…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Not true that Danes drink more

According to figures from Statistics Denmark the Danish population’s alcohol consumption rose sharply in 2010, for the first time in years. But this is actually not the case. Danish drinking is still on…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Six Danes received Breivik’s manifesto prior to attacks

Anders Behring Breivik, the man behind the terror attacks in Olso last week, sent his 1,500 page manifesto to six Danish email adresses immediately before his killing spree on Friday. This is according…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Number of private daycarers increases

As municipalities cut back on childcare services, more parents are choosing to place their children in private daycare schemes. In Aarhus, there are now 24 independent child minders, seven more than last month….

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 in: News

Green card fee scares off qualified foreigners

A fee of DKK 6,100 to apply for a work permit has led to a drop in the number of foreign applicants for jobs in Denmark, scuppering the government’s plan to attract more…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2011 in: News

Interest rates on long-term bonds reaches new low

Interest rates on Danish long-term bonds fell to their lowest point this year on Wednesday, as American politicians’ lack of progress in budget negotiations and an increase in USA’s debt ceiling caused concern…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2011 in: News

Danish woman confirmed dead after Utøya massacre

43 year old Hanne Anette Balch Fjalestad from Herning was one of the victims of the terror attack on the Norwegian island of Utøya on Friday, confirms her father Per Balch Sørensen. “She…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2011 in: News

EU may take on Danish atomic waste

Politicians are currently investigating the possibility of shipping Danish atomic waste, from the island of Risø, to other EU countries. This is after a new EU directive has opened up for the possibility…

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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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