Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

A democratic scandal

Liberal Party leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen called Prime Minster Helle Thorning Schmidt (SD) ‘arrogant’ as she refused to heed the opposition’s demand that the government challenge EU rules on child benefits for foreign…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Mayor of Copenhagen is naïve

According to Chairman of the Police Federation Claus Oxfeldt, Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen’s (SD) proposal to legalize cannabis is not the way to curb cannabis related crime in the capital. ‘To put…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Lego’s best result in years

Lego’s annual accounts presented a profit of DKR 8.3 billion before tax in 2013, which is a continuation of the company’s growing profits in the last few years. One of the reasons for…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

An unpleasant truth

That Demark won’t be able to stay a frontrunner in the attempt to bring down greenhouse gasses is simply an unwelcome truth, according to chief economic advisor Hans Jørgen Whitta-Jacobsen. His statement was…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Supervision of personal data is riddled with holes

At the Danish Data Protection Agency (DDPA), two full-time positions have been allocated to the task of spot-checking the handling of personal data, including information about credit cards, CPR- numbers and criminal records….

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Another Muhammad crisis?

Well, hopefully it won’t get that far, but Danish embassies in the Middle East are keeping a keen eye on reactions to the ban of religious slaughter without anaesthesia. The Foreign Ministry and…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Denmark contemplates a ban on travel to Egypt

While Germany has already banned all travel to the Sinai peninsular, the Danish Foreign Ministry is now considering following suit. ‘We realise it’s a relatively big step, which is also why we should…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2014 in: News

Ribe is the most beautiful village in Europe

A pan-European poll wanted to locate the most beautiful village in Europe, and of the 52 contenders, Denmark’s oldest village Ribe got 4000 votes and thus came in a prestigious first. ‘In relation…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 in: News

Sweden and Finland in line with EU – Denmark isn’t

Tax Minister Morten Østergaard has assured the Liberals that both Sweden and Finland send child benefits to other countries, in accordance with EU rules, after the leading opposition party had claimed that these…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2014 in: News

Child benefit dispute divides ruling party

The dispute with the EU about child benefit has also split the ruling Social Democrats. Although party leader Helle Thorning-Schmidt has repeatedly stated that Denmark is forced to abide by EU rules, a…

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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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