Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 in: News

Parties condemn Israel’s Jewish state move

A number of parties have called on the government to condemn Israel if the Jewish national state bill introduced by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is passed. Minister for Foreign Affairs Martin Lidegaard called…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 in: News

EU: Danish companies need to invest more as economic growth remains weak

Denmark is still suffering from a lack of investment after the crisis even though companies are sitting on a mountain of cash. That’s the view of EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 in: News

Countdown in Greenland – Most important election for 35 years

Greenlanders are preparing for Friday’s election, ‘a clear choice between two fundamentally diverse paths’ according to external lecturer Lars Hovbakke Sørensen of Copenhagen University in an editorial in Berlingske today. He writes: Friday’s…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 in: News

Denmark continues to put pressure on Turkey

The Lars Hedegaard affair remains a bone of contention tension between Denmark and Turkey as the Danish government continues to push for answers as to what happened to the man suspected of attempting to…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2014 in: News

Ministry issues Saudi travel warning

The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged Danes stationed in Saudi Arabia to exercise extra caution after an Arla employee was shot last week as he left work in the capital of Riyadh. Head…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 in: News

Eurosceptics reluctant to vote against Juncker

Danish MEPs in Brussels have become involved in a battle of words about the upcoming vote of confidence in newly appointed President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, who’s under pressure over generous tax…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 in: News

DPP: Asylum seekers have no right to complain

Although up to 100 asylum seekers are being forced to sleep together in a gymnasium in Jutland they have no right to complain, says Danish People’s Party’s immigration spokesman Martin Henriksen who called…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 in: News

Nothing to stop ban on religious headwear says justice minister

There is nothing within Danish law to prevent a ban on Muslim women wearing the niqab, burka, or other forms of face-covering religious headwear in public. Previous calls to ban the burka have…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 in: News

Stop discrimination against refugees say Social Democrats

Discrimination against certain groups of refugees is a ‘poor signal to send’, the Social Democrats’ integration spokeswoman Mette Reissmann said yesterday in response to a report that some local authorities have specifically asked…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2014 in: News

Foreign policy expert is new ‘hofmarskal’

Mr Michael Ehrenreich, head of the Foreign Policy Society, has been appointed Lord Chamberlain (Hofmarskal) to the Royal Court. Mr Ehenreich is well-known to 7:59 subscribers after his most informative foreign policy briefing…

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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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