Posted on 17. Dec, 2013 in: News

Helle’s hubby to run for MP in UK

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s husband, Stephen Kinnock is launching his own political career. Mr Kinnock, who as MD of business advisory company Xyntéo in London is rarely seen in Denmark, has his sights set on becoming…

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Posted on 17. Dec, 2013 in: News

DKK3bn boost for agriculture

Debt-ridden farmers have been given a Christmas present from the government in the form of an annual DKK3bn investment in the agricultural sector. Business & Growth Minister Henrik Sass Larsen said the aim…

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Posted on 17. Dec, 2013 in: News

EU report: Danish banking sector ‘robust’

The Danish banking sector is ranked high on The European Banking Authority’s (EBA) latest EU-wide transparency exercise, aimed at ‘promoting greater understanding of capital positions and exposures of EU banks, thus contributing to market…

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Posted on 17. Dec, 2013 in: News

Foreign Ministry re-vamps, re-launches investment magazine

The Foreign Ministry’s official English-language magazine, Focus Denmark, aimed at providing information on the country with an emphasis on business and investment, has undergone a makeover with new content and new design. From…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: spanish

LA PASADA SEMANA: Resumen de Noticias del 9 al 15 de diciembre de 2013

POLITICA/ECONOMIA El cambio de gabinete gubernamental fue más extenso de lo esperado.  El ahora ex-Ministro de Justicia, Morten Bødskov (Socialdemócrata), fue removido de su cargo, cuando el Partido Alianza Roji-Verde (Enghedslisten), le retiró…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: News

Denmark ‘heavily involved’ in US surveillance

Denmark has played a far greater role in the USA’s illegal surveillance than previously assumed and much more than neighbouring countries, according to Glenn Greenwald, the American journalist and commentator who first reported…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: News

‘Muslims threaten freedom of speech’ warning

Freedom of expression in Denmark is ‘definitely’ under threat from Muslims and Islamists, according to Pia Kjærsgaard. After a new Wilke poll for Jyllands Posten showing that the electorate is divided on the…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: News

EU-US free trade deal could impact Danish law-making

The proposed EU-USA free trade agreement could provide US lawmakers with influence on Danish laws. According to a new EU Commission report, the main hurdles to trade lie ‘behind the border’ in regulations, non-tariff barriers…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: News

Should Denmark copy Sweden?

Danish economists are in disagreement as to whether Denmark could ‘learn a lot’ from Sweden, as suggested by Economy Minister Margrethe Vestager. Sweden has enjoyed GDP growth of 12 per cent since 2009,…

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Posted on 16. Dec, 2013 in: News

Ex-minister caught up in property assessement fiasco

Former finance minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen is becoming entangled in the property assessment scandal which led to thousands of homeowners paying too much property tax for years. According to documents obtained by Berlingske…

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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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