Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

New poll: Opposition steams ahead

The government has sunk even lower in the polls as parliament heads for the Easter break. A new Voxmeter poll for news bureau Ritzau provides the opposition with the prospect of a commanding…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

Biggest budget deficit for 28 years

New Statistics Denmark figures show that money is streaming out of public coffers much faster than it’s coming in. The official budget deficit was DKK75.5bn last year ($13.5bn), including DKK17bn in Q4, the biggest since…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

Pork found in beef products – Muslims shocked

Traces of pork have been found in beef sold to shawarma outlets, pizza restaurants, and fast-food shops throughout the Copenhagen region – a ‘catastrophe’ according to a spokesman for the Islamic Faith Society…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

No government intervention in teaching dispute

It would be ‘inappropriate’ for the government to intervene in the labour conflict between local authorities and teachers, Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon said last night. As the prospect of a lockout next week…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

DPP calls for two reform packages, not one

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has urged the government not to link the proposed cuts in social benefits and student grants with a reduction in corporate tax. During negotiations with Finance Minister Bjarne…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

No to €

Opposition to replacing the krone with the euro continues to grow. 42 percentage points separate the ‘yeas’ and ‘nays’, the widest gap ever, in a new poll taken after the turbulent Italian election…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

Copenhagen gang-leader fought in Syria

A former Copenhagen gangster is one of the 45 Danish Muslims who’ve fought in the holy war in Syria, according to DR News. ‘Big A’, real name Abderrozak Benarabe, ex-leader of the notorious…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

Liberals demand crackdown on gangs

The Liberals are demanding a zero-tolerance policy against street gangs. Unveiling the party’s new strategy, justice spokesman Karsten Lauritzen accused the government of doing nothing to stop the recent spate of shootings in…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 in: News

Somali brothers jailed for terrorism

Two Danish-Somali brothers have been given a three and a half year prison sentence at Aarhus District Court for receiving training from terrorist group Al-Shabaab in a Somalia military camp. The two were…

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Posted on 25. Mar, 2013 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, March 18th – March 24th, 2013

Politics / Economy The Socialist People’s Party’s (SPP) ended the week in turmoil after policy spokesman Jesper Petersen quit the party to join the Social Democrats and was quickly followed by two other…

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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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