Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

Villy is a liability for the government

48 per cent of the electorate see Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal as a liability for the government, according to a new Megafon poll for Politiken taken in the wake of widespread ridicule of…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

Government’s invoice for more green energy: DKK50bn

For the first time, Minister for Climate and Energy Martin Lidegaard has put a figure on the expected costs of turning Denmark ‘green’, as projected in the government’s recently published energy manifesto, ‘Our…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

FLSmidth and Vestas score with Brazilian deals

Amid the financial troubles currently being experienced by many Danish businesses, at least two companies seem to be flourishing. Engineering group FLSmidth has signed a DKK750m deal with Cimpor Cimentos do Brasil to deliver equipment to…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

Politicians combat price fixing

The government is cracking down on retail price-fixing by making it easier to lift the burden of proof against companies that form cartels or otherwise illegally oppose free-market competition. The new policy comes after consumer…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

Small-business employees receive lowest salary increases

With the ongoing economic crisis, it’s not surprising that wage increases this year tended to be lower than the rate of inflation, currently 2.8 percent. In 2011, a worker in a company with…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2011 in: News

Chocolate for slimmers

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a type of dark chocolate that may ultimately help consumers lose weight. Dr. Arne Astrup, a professor at the LIFE Faculty and head of the…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Fogh cover up?

Former prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen is suspected of covering up information about the maltreatment of prisoners in Iraq in 2004. The Social Democrats’ defence spokesman, Bjarne Lausten, claims the current NATO Secretary…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Iraq prisoners scandal could lead to impeachment trial

Political parties are already speculating about a possible impeachment trial against former Minister of Defence Søren Gade if it’s proved he wilfully withheld information about the maltreatment of prisoners in Iraq jails. The…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Former minister attacks media witch hunt

Former defence minister Søren Gade, at the centre of the Iraqi prisoners scandal, claimed last night that he’s been hung out to dry by the media. After calls yesterday for an impeachment trial,…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Hide the ciggies

The government intends to tighten anti-smoking legislation so that cigarettes aren’t visible in shops and supermarkets. According to a new proposal by the three coalition parties, all cigarette packets in the future will…

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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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