Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Left wing calls for recognition of Palestine

Parliament’s two left-wing parties will next week table a motion urging the government to recognise Palestine as an independent state. After Sweden became the first European Union country to officially recognise the State…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Opposition slips back in new poll but still on course for victory

The political opposition has slipped back in a new opinion poll, despite the fiery immigration debate that’s normally a vote winner for the centre right. The latest Megafon poll for TV2 shows that…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Internet espionage and Jihad warriors – the two biggest threats to Denmark

Internet spies and jihad warriors are the two biggest threats to Denmark right now, according to The Danish Defence Intelligence Service’s (DDIS) Risk Assesment 2014, the annual unclassified intelligence risk assessment of conditions…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Denmark provides shelter for war criminals

Five suspected war criminals have been granted ‘tolerated residence’ status in Denmark – they are permitted to stay here but don’t have the same rights as those granted asylum. Justice Minister Mette Frederiksen…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Greenpeace: Denmark a ’climate role model’ for rest of the world

Greenpeace has praised Denmark for being the only country in the world aiming to be totally free of fossil fuel in the foreseeable future. The environmental organisation’s global director for renewable energy, Sven…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Danes fund cheap energy abroad

A new study by the green think-tank, Green Energy, reveals that 27 per cent of all wind turbine energy produced in the wind-swept region of western Denmark is sold abroad at 21 per…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Business shorts

Novo forecasts major profit / New policy for insolvent banks /  Danske Bank doubles earnings Novo: Novo Nordisk, the world’s largest insulin maker, said it expects operating profit to rise about 10 percent…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2014 in: News

Denmark strengthens Ebola response

The Danish government has approved an additional $19.5m grant to help counter the threat of Ebola in Africa. From the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The Danish government has decided to provide an…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

Russia practiced missile attack on Denmark

Russian fighter jets allegedly practiced a missile attack on Denmark earlier this year. Based on a risk assessment by Danish Defence Intelligence (FE) to be published today, Jyllands Posten reports that Russian jets…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in: News

Thorning-Schmidt tells selfie pal to cough up the EU cash

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s selfie with her British counterpart David Cameron at Nelson Mandela’s funeral last year, which was seen throughout the  world, portrayed a happy relationship between the two leaders that’s now…

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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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