Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

DPP: Stop registering Syrian asylum seekers

In the wake of last week’s terror attack on Copenhagen, the Danish People’s Party (DPP) has called for all applications from Syrian refugees for asylum to be suspended so the immigration authorities have…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Iran suggests cooperation with Denmark to stop Islamic State

Iran has reached out to Denmark in the fight against the militant Islamic State (IS). During a visit to Copenhagen, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, Iran’s deputy minister for European and American affairs, said the IS…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Call for ban on hate preachers

A political majority has called for a system to ban ‘hate preachers’ from entering the country. The four opposition parties, with the backing of the Socialist People’s Party (SPP), have asked Justice Minister Mette…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Renewed call to shut down Iraq Commission after chairman quits

The Liberals have again urged the government to wind up the Iraq Commission after its chairman quit, Thursday, citing internal working problems. The Commission was appointed in 2012 to investigate the decisions that led…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Thorning praised for cutting public sector jobs

Nearly 10,000 public sector jobs have been cut since the government came to power in 2011, prompting praise from liberal think-tank CEPOS, normally not amongst Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt’s most enthusiastic supporters. New…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Pension funds add to pressure on krone

Denmark’s pension funds and insurance companies are increasingly hedging exposure to a weakening euro, putting more upward pressure on the Danish krone and potentially threatening its peg against the euro. From Reuters: Since…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk shareholders get $6.6bn windfall / Maersk Line to invest in mega vessels / Fraud squad drops Danske Bank investigation Maersk windfall: Shipping and oil giant A.P. Møller-Maersk will hand shareholders a $6.6…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2015 in: News

Løkke vows to freeze taxes

Lars Løkke Rasmussen has vowed to impose a total freeze on taxes and duties if he becomes prime minister after this year’s election. The Liberal leader’s ‘gift’ to the business sector comes in…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2015 in: News

Liberals will scrap 2050 climate goals

If the Liberals regain power this year they will scrap Denmark’s ambitious goal to become totally independent of fossil fuels by 2050. Although Denmark is a leader in terms of its policies for…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2015 in: News

Thorning’s crocodile tears?

Financial daily Børsen’s political commentator Christopher Arzrouni believes Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt was faking it when she shed tears during the funerals of terror victims Dan Uzan and Finn Nørgaard. During a debate…

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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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