Posted on 26. Oct, 2012 in: News

Benefit fraud costs the state DKK2.5bn annually

Benefit fraud is costing the state around DKK2.5bn a year, a new Deloitte report finds. After analysing all areas of social handouts, such as housing guarantees, child support, and unemployment, incapacity and sickness…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

‘Bombastic’ PM could damage negotiations

The opposition has dismissed Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s threat to veto the EU Budget as ‘bombastic’. The Conservatives’ EU spokesperson, Lene Espersen, said by revealing her cards so early the PM has damaged…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Tax Commission tired of leaks – calls in the police

The Tax Commission, investigating possible political involvement in Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt’s private tax affairs, has called in the police to investigate who keeps leaking confidential evidence to the press after tabloid…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Danish aid projects in Vietnam shut down

Three minor Danish aid projects in Vietnam have been closed down due to financial irregularities and a lack of controls. At the same time, the administration of three other projects in the country…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Conference: The New Africa – No Longer the Hopeless Continent

The Danish Society for International Development, in conjunction with the Centre for African Studies at Copenhagen University, is hosting an international conference on 2.11.12 under the banner ‘The New Africa – No Longer…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Thorning theatens to torpedo EU budget

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has threatened to veto the upcoming EU budget unless Denmark gets the DKK1bn rebate it’s demanded. Echoing former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s ‘give me my money back’ speech…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Jobless find jobs as benefits run out

An increasing number of the jobless who stand to lose their unemployment benefits in the New Year have already found work, without the government’s help. Although Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt rolled out…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Zionists asked to conceal Israeli flag at multi-cultural festival

The Danish Zionist Association (DZF) was asked not to fly the Israeli flag during a recent Nørrebro food festival to promote multiculturalism as it could appear ‘provocative’. ‘Task Force Inclusion’, a department under…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

Defence Minister: No deal with Iraqi accusers

There will be no out of court settlement with the 11 Iraqis who are suing the state for alleged physical abuse they suffered in Iraq after being detained by Danish troops. Mr Hækkerup…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2012 in: News

DPP’s EU flirt

The traditionally anti-EU Danish People’s Party (DPP) has signalled a new conciliatory tone by offering to help formulate joint Danish EU policy alongside pro-EU parties in parliament. DPP leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl said…

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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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