Posted on 27. Dec, 2011 in: News

Royal Theatre cutbacks

Denmark’s flagship Royal Theatre has announced widespread redundancies over the next four years. At least 100 employees, 10% of the workforce, will be fired, including both performers and administrators, in an effort to…

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Posted on 25. Dec, 2011 in: News

Danish polar bear cub is Youtube sensation

A tiny Danish polar bear cub has become the latest internet sensation. The ‘cutesy’ video of the one month-old cub ‘Siku’ being hand-reared at the Scandinavian Wildlife Park has gone ‘viral’, creating millions…

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Posted on 25. Dec, 2011 in: News

7:59 back tomorrow

7:59 will be published as usual throughout the Christmas week, from Tuesday the 27th until Friday the 30th, but with no afternoon updates (it’s a slow news week!). Obviously, www.seven59.dk can be accessed…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

Danish company sells surveillance equipment to Iran

A Danish company has allegedly been redistributing internet monitoring and surveillance equipment to Iran on behalf of an Israeli partner, in violation of Israeli law. Bloomsberg News claims that the Israeli company, Allot…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

Ex-defence minister ‘shocked’ at Iraq arrests

Former defence minister Gitte Lillelund Bech said today she was ‘shocked’ by the news that Danish troops in Iraq detained over twice as many prisoners as previously stated. Defence chief Knud Bartels has…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

A Merry Christmas – and thanks

From the editor: May I take this opportunity to wish all our subscribers a Merry Christmas and a sincere thank-you for your support in 2011. 7:59 will be published as usual throughout the…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

Danish soldiers in Iraq broke the rules

Danish soldiers captured twice as many prisoner sin Iraq than previously stated. In a reply to Minister of Defence Nick Hækkerup, Defence Chief Knud Bartels states that at least 500 Iraqis were taken…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

Should Villy have to choose between jobs?

After his meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Socialist People’s Party (SPP) leader Villy Søvndal has been criticised for everything from his lack of…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

More Taxgate problems for PM

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has refused to comment on reports that Minister of Finance Bjarne Corydon, as her campaign manager at the last general election in September, put pressure on the Copenhagen tax…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2011 in: News

Issue of security assessments cloaked in silence

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt remained steadfastly silent about the denial of security clearance for former Soial Democrat policy spokesman Henrik Sass Larsen, after the Liberal Party called the PM and the Minister of…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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