Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

Greenland looks for foreign policy independence

Greenland’s decision to set aside DKK2.5m in its 2014 budget to set up an independent representative office in Washington DC signals a break with Danish foreign policy, experts claim. Lars Hovbakke Sørensen, historian…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

GDP figures get DKK40bn boost

If the national statistics agency, Statistics Denmark, had followed the principles and methods laid down by the EU in 2006, GDP would have grown by DKK40bn between 2005-12, boosting growth by 2.1 per…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2013 in: News

Vestas launches ‘Wind for Prosperity’

Vestas, in collaboration with Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, will launch its ambitious ‘Wind for Prosperity’ project this morning, described as an ‘innovative, commercially-based business model to bring affordable and reliable electricity…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: spanish

LA PASADA SEMANA: Resumen de Noticias del 18 al 24 de noviembre de 2013

POLITICA/ECONOMIA El Ministro de Desarrollo, Christian Friis Bach, renunció subitamente al cargo el martes, después de reconocer publicamente que había desinformado al Parlamento respecto al  escándalo causado por los excesivos gastos de viaje…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

Syria war increases terror threat in Denmark

An increasing number of young Muslims with Danish passports are travelling to Syria to fight alongside insurgency groups, raising fears among Danish intelligence (PET) officials of a new terrorist threat when the fighters…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

Proof of NSA surveillance of Denmark

New information has emerged that, for the first time, provides concrete evidence that the USA intelligence agency, NSA, is involved in surveillance activities in Denmark. The New York Times described in a lengthy…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

‘War of nerves’ in budget negotiations

The war of nerves between the government and Red/Green Alliance continues. The government’s desperation to present a 2014 budget as soon as possible is being exploited by the far-left party who continue to…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

Lawyers demand Turkish Embassy’s exclusion from terror trial

Defence lawyers have demanded that diplomats and employees of the Turkish Embassy in Copenhagen are excluded from the courtroom when Denmark’s biggest ever terror financing trial continues at Copenhagen District Court this week….

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

Lukewarm backing for Thorning, Løkke

Neither Helle Thorning-Schmidt nor her main rival, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, have the unqualified backing of their respective voters in a run-off for who’s most suitable to lead the country. In a new Megafon…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2013 in: News

Denmark no.1 in social expenditure

Denmark has the highest level of expenditure on social protection per inhabitant in the EU. The latest comparable Eurostat figures, from 2011, show that Denmark spent 34.4% of GDP on areas such as…

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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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