Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Ukraine football boycott ‘pure hypocrisy’

The Liberals and Conservatives have been accused of hypocrisy for calling for a political boycott of this summer’s Euro Football Championship,  even though as the government coalition in 2008 they ignored human rights…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Hunger striker wins appeal

Danish-Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, now entering the 12th week of his hunger strike, has been granted the right to appeal against his life sentence for allegedly leading an insurgency against the regime in…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Moves to drop public holiday

This Friday, the 4th of May, is a public holiday – ’Store Bededag’, literally translated as ’Great Prayer Day’ – but it could be the last. Politicians have suggested that the one-day break,…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

More losses ahead for Vestas

Analysts expect further heavy losses for Vestas when the Danish wind-energy giant publishes Q1 figures, Wednesday. Sydbank analyst Jacob Pedersen predicted a bottom line of minus €81m, despite an increase in turnover. “We…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Housing prices continue to slide

The housing market is still on a downward slope – good news for buyers but bad for sellers. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show that on a national level, house prices fell by…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: TWTW

7.59 -Danish News Today – The Week That Was, April 23rd – April 29th, 2012

Politics / Economy The centre-right opposition would win 53.6 per cent of the vote if an election was held today and regain power with a comfortable margin, a new Megafon poll for Politiken…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: spanish

LA PASADA SEMANA: Resumen de Noticias del 23 al 29 de abril de 2012

POLITICA/ECONOMIA Según una encuesta hecha por Megafon para el diario “Politiken”, la oposición  (centro/derecha), obtendría el 53.6% de los votos si se realizaran nuevas eleccciones, por lo que recuperaría el poder con un…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Government ‘too right-wing’ says far-left

The government is pursuing a more right-wing policy than most Conservative-led governments in Europe, according to the far-left Red/Green Alliance, the coalition’s guarantor of a parliamentary majority, who have accused the Social Democrats…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Danish shippers transport arms for repressive regimes

Amnesty International Denmark has urged Danish shipping companies to stop carrying dangerous weapons for repressive Middle East regimes. The human rights organisation revealed last December how the Marianne Danica, owned by the H.Folmer…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Deficit gap less than believed

The massive public sector deficit is significantly less than believed. A new estimate from the government’s ‘convergence programme’ to be released today will project a deficit of DKK75bn in 2012, DKK26bn less than…

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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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