Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Left-wing challenge to Social Democrats

The Red/Green Alliance is catching up on the ruling Social Democrats in the polls. According to a new Epionon poll for DR News, 14.9 per cent of the electorate would vote for the…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Lars Løkke ‘most suitable’ prime minister candidate

Lars Løkke Rasmussen comes out top in a new voter survey of which party leader is deemed ‘most suitable’ to be prime minister, just ahead of Social Liberal leader Margrethe Vestager. The current…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Industry, construction pessimism

The latest business cycle index from Statistics Denmark provides more bad news for the industrial and construction sectors. Confidence in construction fell from minus 21 to minus 24 in April, the lowest level…

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Søvndal under pressure in Syria arms dispute

The Conservatives have urged Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal to abandon his opposition to supplying Syrian rebels with arms. Anglo-French efforts to arm Syrian rebels have been met with a wall of resistance from…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Danish cities facing overcrowding, immigrant problems

Denmark’s biggest cities will be overcrowded and populated primarily by young people in the future, new population projections by Statistics Denmark show. At the same time, the elderly will reside in depopulated country…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Tax revenue-to-GDP ratio: Denmark no.1

Danes remain the most heavily-taxed people within the EU. The latest figures from the EU’s statistical agency, Eurostat show that the ratio of tax revenue to GDP in 2011 was highest in Denmark…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Town Hall targets wage dumping

Copenhagen Town Hall has set up a ‘wage busting’ unit to crack down on companies and suppliers employed by the local authorities that underpay employees. Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen said the new…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Stimulus package bad for environment

The stimulus package agreed between the government and opposition last week is a serious setback for the climate, the environmental organisation NOAH, ‘Friends of the Earth Denmark’ claims. After parliament passed new environment…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Only one Dane on ‘most powerful’ list

One solitary Dane appears on the Financial Times’ Foreign Policy magazine’s list of the 500 most powerful people on the planet. While Norway and Sweden have three men each, including five from the…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2013 in: News

Noma no longer world’s best

Copenhagen eatery Noma, which has provided worldwide attention for Denmark,  can no longer boast of being the ‘world’s best’. After three years at number one, Danish chef Rene Redzepi’s establishment has slipped to number two, displaced…

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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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