Posted on 26. Feb, 2014 in: News

EU report: Better times ahead for Danish economy

After three years of economic stagnation the Danish economy is showing signs of recovery – but there’s still a long way to go. The EU Commission’s ‘Winter Outlook’, published in Strasbourg yesterday, suggests…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2014 in: News

More parties call for ’medical marijuana’.

After a new survey showing that 70 per cent of the electorate believe illegal substances such as hashish, pot, skunk, or cannabis should be made available to patients suffering from debilitating illnesses such…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2014 in: News

New mosque gets go-ahead

Denmark will soon have another specially-built mosque, this time in Haderslev where the local town council has now green-lighted a project it previously rejected. Local politicians had initially refused planning permission due to…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2014 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk containers washed up on UK beach / Massive profits for Copenhagen Airport Maersk: After the worst single incident involving a loss of containers from a Maersk Line vessel last week, one of…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

Yes or no to EU law?

Should EU citizens who come to this country to work be granted the right to child benefits from day one? That was the question that dominated parliament, Monday, as politicians spent all day…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

Uganda’s anti-gay law will have repercussions on Danish aid says minister.

Denmark will redirect development aid away from the Ugandan government after President Museveni signed a controversial bill outlawing homosexuality in his country, Monday. Development Aid Minister Mogens Jensen said its time to send…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

Call for ‘medical marijuana’

7 out of 10 people in this country believe ‘medical marijuana’ – whether it be hashish, pot, skunk, or cannabis – should be made legal even though it has never been officially approved…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

Young Ukranians call for Ambassador’s withdrawal

Young Ukranians turned their backs on Ukraine’s Ambassador to Denmark, Mykhajlo Skuratovskij, during a remembrance service outside the embassy, Monday afternoon, for those killed during the violent disturbances in Kiev. Ahead of the…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

New halal law provokes threats abroad

A new law passed earlier this month that banned the religious slaughter of animals without using an anaesthetic – ‘pre-stunning’ – has created a stir abroad. In Israel, politicians have urged the government to…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2014 in: News

Heroin deaths on Maersk Alabama

Two security guards found dead aboard the Maersk Alabama last week had suffered respiratory failure caused by a possible heroin overdose, the British Daily Mail reported last night. According to Seychelles police sources, a…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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