Posted on 31. May, 2012 in: News

Hillary Clinton praises Denmark

During a brief stopover in Copenhagen, Thursday, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton showered lavish praise on Denmark and said she envied her husband, Bill, who spent a couple of days here last…

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Posted on 31. May, 2012 in: News

Slight Q1 growth

New Statistics Denmark figures show slight economic growth of 0.3 per cent in Q1 – ‘rather unimpressive’ according to Professor Jørgen Whitta-Jacobsen, head of the Institute of Economics at Copenhagen University, but still…

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Posted on 31. May, 2012 in: News

Housing prices down again but signs of improvement

Housing prices continue to plummet. Just one day after the EU Commission urged Denmark to consider preventive measures that will enhance stability in the housing market, new Statistics Denmark figures show that prices…

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Posted on 31. May, 2012 in: News

Copenhagen University professor guilty of espionage

Timo Kiwimäki, a long-term Professor at the University of Copenhagen, has been convicted of espionage.  Glostrup District Court found the 49-year old Finnish national guilty of spying for Russia and handed down a…

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Denmark instigates UN special session

The U.N.’s Human Rights Committee will hold a special session in Geneva tomorrow (Friday), based on a request officially submitted by Denmark, Qatar, Turkey, the United States, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,and the European Union,…

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Tax, tax, tax….

Tax reform continues to dominate the concluding debate in parliament. The government can only put together a majority for its proposals with the help of one or more parties, but Liberal leader Lars…

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Denmark eyes EU research billions

Denmark could receive billions in funding, creating the possibility of thousands of new jobs, if the EU, as expected, agrees to the world’s biggest, publicly financed, research programme in Brussels today. Horizon 2020,…

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Denmark could end up like Spain

Denmark should take the EU’s recommendations for the economy, published Wednesday, very seriously. That’s the warning from Hans Martens, head of the European Policy Centre think tank in Brussels, in response to yesterday’s…

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High taxes and duties have made consumers ‘morally corrupt’

Danish goods have become so expensive that consumers see nothing wrong in buying illegal contraband. A new survey by Rambøll for Jyllands-Posten shows that one out of three people is willing to buy…

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Local government tackles unhealthy lifestyle

Poor lifestyle habits will top the agenda at Local Government Denmark’s (LGDK) social summit in Aalborg, today. Unhealthy living, including excessive drinking, smoking, and poor eating habits, have led to a shortened life…

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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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