Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Immigration splits opposition

The Conservatives have vowed to block the Liberals’ move to impose more stringent requirements on certain immigrant groups, one of the cornerstones of the Liberals’ planned campaign policy. New leader Søren Pape said…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

New campaign targets Liberals’ private health plans

Health Minister Nick Hækkerup has acknowledged that a new campaign alleging that the Liberals plan to impose user fees in the health sector if they win re-election is ‘slightly excessive’. Mr Hækkerup is…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Voters back military action in Iraq

Voters have given the thumbs-up to the government’s decision to send Danish F-16’s to Iraq to help the US and other countries combat the Islamic State (Isis). In a Voxmeter opinion poll for…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Taxman threatened debtor with organised crime

Tax Minister Benny Engelbrech has been summoned to a parliamentary consultation to answer accusations that a Tax Department (SKAT) official threatened a car dealer with a ‘visit from criminal bikers’. According to the…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Greenland PM facing corruption charges

Greenland’s first female prime minister, Aleqa Hammond is facing a vote of no confidence after it was revealed that she’s spent around DKK106,000 of public funds on private airline tickets, hotels, and her stepson’s confirmation ceremony….

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Racist art exhibition still heading for Copenhagen

A controversial art exhibition by convicted Swedish racist Dan Park could still be held in this country, despite widespread opposition to the racially offensive images. The Swedish ‘street artist’ was sentenced to six…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Fogh Rasmussen leaves NATO: “Russia was my biggest regret”

As he prepares to step down as NATO Secretary General tomorrow, former Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen reflects on his five year-term in an exclusive interview with the British Independent newspaper. From…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2014 in: News

Business shorts

Carlsberg hit by slow Russian demand / Danske Bank optimistic about future for shipping / Cimber Air to close down after SAS pull-out Carlsberg: Baltika, the Russian unit of Denmark’s Carlsberg, has suspended…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Denmark to send F-16 fighter jets to Iraq

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has confirmed at a press conference that the Danish government will send seven F-16 fighter aircrafts to combat terrorist group the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, in response…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2014 in: News

Søren Pape elected Conservative party leader

After seven weeks as Conservative political leader, Søren Pape Poulsen has also been chosen as the party’s president. The Conservatives are hoping that Pape will improve the party’s ranking in the polls in…

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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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