Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Exporters: What crisis?

A major part of the Danish business sector claims to be unaffected by the crisis. In a new Rambøll poll for Jyllands Posten, half of all export companies say they haven’t felt the…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

We love the Queen

Danes are the most fanatical royalists in Europe. A new Megafon poll for Politiken shows 77% of the electorate believe that Denmark should remain a monarchy, while only 16% would prefer a republican…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Voters want Løkke back

Just three months after he was kicked out of office, 51%  of the electorate would like to see Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen back in the prime minister’s chair, while just 36% support…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2011 in: News

Low expectations for Danish EU Presidency

International correspondents aren’t expecting any explosive headlines during the upcoming Danish EU Presidency – as long as the border control issue remains dead and buried and the eurozone debt crisis continues it’s going…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 in: News

Defence minister: No change of prisoner policy in Afghanistan

Defence Minister Nick Hækkerup has acknowledged that there’s always a risk that prisoners handed over to local security forces abroad could be abused or tortured. In response to reports that the ministry of…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 in: News

Fogh tainted by Iraq prisoners controversy

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen is in danger of getting dragged into the controversy surrounding the Defence Ministry’s withholding of information about the maltreatment of Iraqi prisoners arrested by Danish troops. On…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2011 in: News

High Christmas turnover but no sign of upswing

Despite a record high number of Dankort transactions before Christmas, there’s still no sign of any economic upswing. Consumers swiped the national debit card 24.6bn times between the 1st and 23rd of December,…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2011 in: News

Thorning paves the way for Turkey

Denmark intends to breathe new life into stalled negotiations surrounding Turkish EU membership during the upcoming EU Presidency, but only if Turkey backs down from its threat to boycott the EU when Cyprus assumes…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2011 in: News

No jobs for foreigners says DPP

An immigrant should never be given priority over an unemployed Dane in the labour market. The Danish People’s Party (DPP), alarmed at the ever-lengthening jobless queue, have suggested that an employer should be…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2011 in: News

New Soviet allegations put more strain on business minister

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has called on Business Minister Ole Sohn to resign after reports that the Danish Communist Party (DCP), under his leadership in 1990, agreed a DKK2m export guarantee that…

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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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