Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Big business welcomes budget deal – union disappointment

Business leaders welcomed the last-minute budget that will provide incentives for both the business sector and wage earners. Managing Director (MD) Jens Klarskov of the Danish Chamber of Commerce praised the government for…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Former foreign minister’s memory lapse

Former foreign minister Per Stig Møller’s claim that ex-PM Anders Fogh Rasmussen should have agreed to a meeting with Muslim ambassadors when the Mohammed crisis was raging throughout the Middle East seven years ago…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Confidence returns to housing market

Confidence in the property market has surged to its highest levels since 2007, with a majority of Danes expecting house prices to rise in the coming year. 47% of respondents in mortgage lender…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Polio threat from Syrian refugees

The Danish authorities are closely monitoring the health crisis in Syria to avoid the spread of polio. In response to reports that refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria could cause an outbreak…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 in: News

Syria: Minister welcomes UN peace talks

New Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Helveg Petersen has welcomed the UN announcement of an international peace conference on Syria – the so-called Geneva II conference –on 22 January 2014, aimed at finding…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

Anders Fogh Rasmussen handled Mohammed cartoons crisis wrong says former minister

Former prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen committed a serious mistake when he refused a request to meet 11 Muslim ambassadors in 2005, says former foreign minister Per Stig Møller. In a documentary about…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

DR’s disastrous exit polls a ‘problem for democracy’

Opposition parties are demanding a full report from state-run broadcaster DR as to how its exit polls in last week’s local elections could be so wrong. DR’s early-evening projections predicted disaster for the…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

EU urges Denmark to accept more Syrian refugees – politicians say no

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, has urged Denmark to open its borders and accept more Syrian refugees. Syrian nationals are the biggest group being processed by the Danish…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

No budget deal – talks continue today

The government and Red/Green Alliance again failed to reach agreement on the 2014 budget last night, even though Finance Minister Bjarne Corydon had earlier in the day backed down and promised an extra…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

Multinationals’ tax payments revealed

How much do 160,000 companies in this country hand over to the Danish taxman? People will be able to see for themselves next week when all the details are published on the internet….

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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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