Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 in: News

Conservatives heading for oblivion

The opposition would regain power by a comfortable margin if an election was held today, but the Conservatives are dangerously close to slipping out of parliament. A new Megafon poll for Politiken shows…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 in: News

Søvndal pleased for Palestinians

Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal declared himself ‘extremely pleased’ after the UN General Assembly voted to upgrade the Palestinians’ diplomatic status, Thursday. He said Denmark was amongst the first EU countries to publicly announce…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 in: News

Danish UN vote doesn’t imply recognition of Palestine

Denmark’s vote to upgrade the Palestinians UN status shouldn’t be interpreted as recognition of a Palestinian state. As soon as the vote had been held at the UN General Assembly, Thursday, Denmark’s UN…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 in: News

Union wins restaurant lock-out battle

The Industrial Court has ruled that the 6-month union blockade of the Vejlegården restaurant was legal. The conflict flared up six months ago after employees and management dropped 3F and agreed a new…

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Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 in: News

College bans Muslim headwear

Århus Academy has slapped a ban on Muslim headwear that covers the face after a female student arrived for class in a Niqab and teaching staff reacted by saying they would refuse to…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 in: News

2012 – zero growth and a lost year for the economy

2012 will go down in the record books as a ’lost year’ for the Danish economy, according to leading economist Tore Stramer of mortgage lender Nykredit. Despite the payout of DD27bn in early…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 in: News

DPP accepts defence cuts

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has backed down and accepted the government’s proposed DKK2.7bn defence cuts but the two sides are still far apart on national service and the planned closure of barracks…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 in: News

New book: Danes are intolerant

British journalist Patrick Kingsley confirms what most foreigners arriving in this country quickly discover – that Danes are intolerant. In his new book, ’How to Become a Dane’, Mr Kingsley writes that ‘…it…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 in: News

Denmark and Canada agree on ocean boundary – but not Hans Island

Copenhagen and Ottowa have agreed on the ocean boundary between Greenland and Canada but the dispute about Hans Island continues. After talks with his Canadian counterpart John Baird, Wednesday, Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal…

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Posted on 29. Nov, 2012 in: News

Denmark’s macroeconomic imbalances

Denmark is one of 14 EU countries that continue to suffer from ‘macroeconomic imbalances’, according to the EU Commission. The other countries are: Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Hungary, Malta, the Netherlands,…

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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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