Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 in: News

Interim Environment Minister

Trade & Investment Minister Pia Olsen Dyhr will assume the role of interim Minister for the Environment on May 1st, replacing Ida Auken who’s taking maternity leave until the 31st of July. It’s…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 in: News

Royal deficit

High-profile events to celebrate Queen Margrethe’s 40th jubilee, an extensive state visit from China, and a trip to the Olympic Games in London led to a DKK1.7m loss for the Danish royal family…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 in: News

From bank robber to politician

A convicted bank robber in Denmark could soon be an MP in Iceland. Sindri Daði Rafnsson, who was sentenced to six years in prison in this country 1999 for robbing a bank in…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

Social Democrats bombed back to 1898

The Social Democrats’ poll numbers continue to sink. Just 14.4 per cent of the electorate would vote for the ruling party if an election was held today, a YouGov poll for free daily…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

Søvndal’s concern about Syria’s chemical weapons

At a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Brussels, Tuesday, Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal said the international society has to be ready to secure Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons if, and when, the regime…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

PM calls for new negotiations in teacher dispute

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has urged the two warring parties in the teacher dispute, KL, (The National Association of Local Authorities in Denmark), and DTU (The Danish Union of Teachers) to return to…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

Teacher lockout provides cash bonus for local authorities

The teacher lockout has providing a multi-billion cash windfall for local authorities, who are saving DKK71m every single day that teachers don’t go to work. After 16 days of lockout it’s estimated that…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

Red/Greens want Finance Minister out

The far-left Red/Green Alliance is preparing to launch a full-frontal attack on Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon. The party’s powerful steering committee is so embittered by Mr Corydon’s dominating role in the cabinet, and…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

International condemnation of new public information bill

The government’s heavily-criticised right to information bill is ‘unacceptable for a country that prides itself on being an open democracy’, according to an international watchdog. After studying the proposed bill which has come…

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Posted on 24. Apr, 2013 in: News

Copenhagen gang leader fights in Syria

A notorious Copenhagen gang leader could be facing a terrorist rap after being filmed fighting in Syria. Abderrozak Benarabe, better known as ‘Big A’ from Blågards Plads in Nørrebro, was caught on camera…

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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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