Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Expert: Tax relief will have little effect on economy

Despite claims that the new budget, including tax relief for DKK760m from January 1st, will provide a much-needed boost for jobs and the private sector, the effect will be minimal according to senior…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

No maternity leave bonus for men

The government has dropped plans to give a ‘maternity-leave bonus’ to fathers. Failure to reach a budget agreement with the Red/Greesn has led to the demise of a ‘gender equality’ reward of DKK100…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Denmark applies to extend kingdom

Denmark and Greenland have lodged a demand with the UN to extend the Danish kingdom. The two countries have claimed ownership of 62,000 square metres of ocean bed north east of Greenland, an…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Swedish super hacker extradited to Denmark

Swedish Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Warg has been extradited to Denmark. The ‘super hacker’ was escorted to Copenhagen by Swedish police, Wednesday, and was immediately remanded in custody to face charges of stealing…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Danish cyber security at risk

IT experts have warned that Denmark is compromising its cyber security by relying too heavily on American services company CSC, a self-proclaimed ‘global leader in providing technology enabled business solutions and services’. After…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Danish juice company apologises for Berlosconi smoothie

A Danish fruit juice company is enjoying impressive sales in Italy by ridiculing former PM Silvio Berlusconi, who was expelled from the Italian senate over his tax fraud conviction, Wednesday. From The Local…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2013 in: News

Denmark invests DKK400m in Jordan wind-farm project

The state-run Eksport Kredit Fund (EKS), set up to promote Danish exports, is part of an international consortium of lenders that will finance the construction of the JWPC Tafila Wind Farm, the first…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Government seals budget deal with opposition

The government has finally found backing for its 2014 budget. After weeks of trying to hammer out a deal with its parliamentary partner, the Red/Green Alliance, Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon ran out of…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

’Blue’ budget: Christmas comes early for Løkke

Lars Løkke Rasmussen has kick-started his political comeback by stamping the Liberals’ name firmly on the 2014 budget. According to Berlingske’s political analyst, Thomas Larsen, the much-maligned former PM again appears as a…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Løkke: ‘I would have preferred an election’

Liberal leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen declared himself ‘very satisfied’ last night after forcing business-friendly concessions out of the government in the 2014 budget, but declared he would have preferred a general election. The…

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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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