Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Social benefits higher than the rest of Scandinavia

Generous Danish social benefits, considerably higher than in neighbouring Nordic countries, lock recipients into a cycle of dependency according to both the Danish Employers’ Association (DA) and the right-leaning think-tank CEPOS. In response…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

War criminal disappears without trace

Although an ex-Iraqi army officer, and alleged war criminal, who disappeared from house arrest in Denmark ten years ago is still wanted by the Public Prosecutor for International Crimes, the authorities appear to…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Suspected terrorist has anti-Semitic views

A 22-year-old Jordanian national, one of three young Middle East arrested in Copenhagen, Friday, on suspicion of planning a terrorist act, has expressed strong anti-Semitic views and sympathy for the al-Qeada terror network….

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Danish hunger-striker force-fed

Danish-Bahraini national Abdullah al-Khawaji, who’s been on a hunger strike for over 80 days, claims he’s been force-fed by the Bahrain authorities. A spokesman for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Doctors demand more expensive cigarettes

In the wake of the government’s minor amendments to smoking legislation, dismissed as ‘insufficient’ by the Danish Cancer Association, the Danish Medical Associational (DMA) has published its new tobacco policy, calling for a…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Danes drink more than Greenlanders

The traditional Danish view that virtually everybody from Greenland is an alcoholic has been challenged by new figures showing that Danes actually drink more. According to the National Board of Health, every Dane…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Pirates face Seychelles prosecution

Denmark has agreed a deal that will allow four alleged pirates detained on the Danish warship Absalon to be prosecuted in the Seychelles. 16 pirates have been held since the Absalon battled with…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 in: News

Egyptian ‘farewell intercourse’ proposal dismissed as ‘nonsense

A report that the Islam-dominated Egyptian parliament was considering a proposal that would allow a husband to have sex with his wife up to six hours after her death has been dismissed as…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 in: News

New poll: Socialists recover but government still in minority

The Socialist People’s Party appears to have stopped its downward slide. After a winter of disastrous opinion polls, when it sank to just 5.6 per cent, the lowest level of support ever, a…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2012 in: News

Novo backs extreme right lobbyists in USA

Pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk continues to provide financial backing for the controversial, political organisation ALEC in the USA, which funds right-wing issues such as the right to kill in self-defence, the abolishment of…

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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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