Posted on 06. Nov, 2013 in: News

Banks need to come out agsainst tax avoidance says PM

Banks could help repair their tattered reputation by making it very clear that they don’t offer tax avoidance services, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said last night, adding that the government is willing to…

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Posted on 06. Nov, 2013 in: News

Increase in ‘East European’ crime

The number of criminal charges against Eastern European travellers has risen sharply since 2011, new figures show. 7,490 people from 12 eastern countries, including the Baltic countries Poland, Belarus, and the Ukraine, were…

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Posted on 06. Nov, 2013 in: News

Coins thrown at Danish IMF representative

A Greek man was detained by Athens police on Tuesday after throwing a fistful of coins at Danish IMF representative Poul Thomsen outside the finance ministry, the state-run Athens News Agency said. Mr…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

New book: Fogh was a warmonger

A new biography casts a harsh light on NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen’s premiership of Denmark between 2001-2009. Although the debate about the ex-PM’s political legacy since he left office has mainly…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

Jyske Bank reports DR TV to police

Jyske Bank in Switzerland has reported public service TV network DR (Danmark’s Radio) to the police for using hidden cameras in a programme about tax shelters. In a documentary aired last night, an…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

Danish nationals use shell companies for tax avoidance

An increasing number of Danish nationals have set up  shell companies in the British Virgin Islands. A massive leaked list of offshore tax haven account holders, containing the names of 1,000 wealthy people…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

Faroes’ fishing dispute creates EU headache for Denmark

The government of the Faroe Islands launched a trade dispute at the World Trade Organization on Monday to challenge a European Union ban on imports of Faroese herring and mackerel and restrictions on…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

‘Red’ Copenhagen could turn ‘blue’….in 2021

Copenhagen Town Hall, normally a bastion of left-wing politics, could have a right-wing majority in place by 2021. It might not happen at this month’s local government elections, or in 2017, but ever…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

More GGGI trouble for Løkke

In the controversy that won’t go away, Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen has been forced to admit that he did in fact receive nearly DKK9,000 in subsistence allowance from the Green Global Growth…

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Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 in: News

Afghan authorites still have a long way to go says Minister

After his final visit to Kabul and the Helmand province before Danish advisors pull out, Development Aid Minister Christian Friis Bach said there’s still a great deal of work to be done before…

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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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