Posted on 24. Feb, 2015 in: News

Apple makes billion dollar investment in Denmark

IT giant Apple is to build a DKK6bn ($1bn) data centre in Viborg, central Jutland, powered by 100 percent renewable energy. A similar facility is to be built in Athenry, Ireland, bringing total…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2015 in: News

Government rejects capital controls

The government has rejected claims it could consider imposing capital controls as policy makers and economists try to explain the mechanisms through which the nation’s currency regime operates. The Economy Ministry told business…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2015 in: News

Lenders avoid negative interest on mortgages

Interest rates on Danish adjustable-rate mortgage bonds remained unexpectedly positive on the first day of refinancing auctions on Monday, after a surprise weakening of the krone, lenders said. “Flex-loans” have provided low interest…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

CIA: Pacifist Danes don’t make good spies

A previously confidential CIA report from the Cold War years cites the difficulties of hiring spies in this country, as Danes are ‘pacifist, self-sufficient, who don’t care about the greater good and are…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Killer gets Muslim burial

Omar El-Hussein, 22, the alleged perpetrator of last weekend’s terror attacks, was buried in an unmarked grave in the Muslim cemetery in Brøndby, on the outskirts of Copenhagen, Friday, despite objections from the…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Why wasn’t PET informed?

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has demanded straight answers as to why PET (Danish Intelligence) wasn’t informed when suspected terrorist Omar El-Hussein was released by police in January. Despite initial reports that the…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Killer hailed as a ‘martyr and a hero’

Omar El-Hussein, the alleged perpetrator of the Copenhagen terror killings last weekend, has been hailed as a ‘brave martyr and a hero’ by four of his former classmates in Jordan. The four friends…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Norway’s Muslims form human ring around synagogue – Danish Muslims denied permission

More than 1000 Muslims formed a human shield around Oslo’s synagogue on Saturday, offering symbolic protection for the city’s Jewish community and condemning an attack on last week’s terrorist attack on a Copenhagen…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Government to probe hate crimes

The government is to investigate the extent of hate crimes in Denmark after reports that a number of Muslims have been suffered physical and verbal abuse after last weekend’s terror attack. Khaterah Parwani,…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

’Welfare mothers’ earn DKK300,000 a year

New Economy Ministry figures reveal that 9,100 welfare recipients, including around 8,700 single parents, receive more than DKK300,000 ($50,000) per year in various social benefits – and nearly half receive in excess of…

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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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