Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Syria: Denmark awaits UN inspectors’ report

No decision on Denmark’s possible involvement in a military strike on Syria will be made before UN inspectors have concluded their investigation into last week’s poison gas attack, Foreign Minister Villy Søvndal said…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Unemployment at 4-year low

The official unemployment rate fell to 5.7 per cent in June, the lowest since October 2009. Nearly 10,000 people have found work since December last year, leaving 151,500 people in the jobless queue…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Business minister tones down attack on banks

Minister for Business & Growth Henrik Sass Larsen has declared himself willing to compromise on some of the strict demands he’s trying to impose on the banking sector. The minister, who was accused…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Minister lobbies for US trade agreement at Lithuania meeting

Minister for Trade & European Affairs Nick Hækkerup is currently in Lithuania attending an informal meeting of EU trade ministers. Before leaving for the capital of Vilnius he mapped out two goals –…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Danish aid hit by new corruption allegations

Development Minister Christian Friis Bach has suspended all aid funding for an agricultural project in Afghanistan after allegations of nepotism. The Danish Embassy in Kabul has received ‘detailed information’ from an anonymous source…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

Extremists return home with no questions asked

Extremist Danish nationals who’ve fought in Syria’s civil war have returned home to their normal lives in this country with no questions asked, even though Justice Minister Morten Bødskov has repeatedly stated that…

More

Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 in: News

UN tribunal removes Danish judge from war crimes trial

The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has removed Frederik Harhoff, a Danish judge, from the long-running war crimes trial of Serbian nationalist Vojislav Seselj. It’s claimed that a letter the judge wrote criticizing the…

More

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 in: News

Copenhagen wins international design award

Copenhagen is one of five winners of this year’s 2013 Index, arguably the world’s largest design awards. Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, expressed hope that the international recognition would create more green jobs…

More

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 in: News

Naser Khader: I despise Søvndal

Minister for Foreign Affairs Villy Søvndal is either extremely cynical, or extremely stupid, according to Middle East expert and former Liberal Alliance leader Naser Khader. The Syrian-born Mr Khader, who’s closely monitoring the…

More

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 in: News

Fogh Rasmussen: Syrian regime has to be held responsible

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said yesterday that the use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot go unanswered. After a meeting of NATO ambassadors in Brussels, the former Danish prime minister said…

More

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.

More

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

More

7:59 – Prime Minister’s preferred news source

Little-Lars

Copenhagen


12°C
Feels like 12°C
Overcast

Today:
°C / 10°C
Tomorrow Sunday Monday
13° / 11° 12° / 8° 10° / 6°