Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

EU comes to the rescue of suffering pig farmers

It looks like EU help is on the way to beleaguered Danish pig farmers whose incomes have been hard hit by the Russian ban on pork imports. According to Minister for Agriculture Dan…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Krone hits 3-week low vs euro as pressure on currency link remains

The krone fell to a three-week low against the euro on Friday, to 7.4520, amidst speculation of further intervention by the National Bank which wants a weaker currency. Niels Christensen, FX strategist at…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Fitch confirms Denmark’s triple A rating

International credit rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed Denmark’s long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at ‘AAA’: The latest Fitch report states: Denmark is a highly advanced, diversified and wealthy…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: News

Consumer confidence, retail sales up

Denmark’s consumer confidence index rose to 9.1 points in February from 9.0 points in January, according to Statistics Denmark. The monthly survey asks a cross section of Denmark’s population its views on current…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2015 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 16th – February 22nd, 2015

Politics/Economy The fight against terrorism is never-ending, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said after presenting the government’s 12-point, DKK970m plan, ‘Safeguard against Terror’, aimed at curbing the threat of terrorism in this country. The…

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 in: News

Government to spend DKK970m to fight terrorism in 12-point plan

The government has unveiled a 12-point, DKK970m plan aimed at curbing the threat of terrorism in this country. The ‘Safeguard against Terror’ strategy includes: – DKK200 million to the police and Danish Intelligence…

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 in: News

Parties back anti-terror plan but demand more

The fight against terrorism is never-ending, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said yesterday after presenting the government’s 12-point-plan, ‘Safeguard against Terror’. She stressed that the government isn’t finished and there could be further initiatives…

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 in: News

Imam’s fiery sermon on eve of terror attack

A well-known imam launched an attack on Jews and ridiculed the United Nations in a fiery sermon last Friday, just one day before a young Muslim went on a shooting spree in Copenhagen….

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 in: News

Copenhagen to host anti-terror conference

Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard is to host an international conference on ways to combat and prevent terrorism. According to the initial plans, the Foreign Ministry will invite its international partners and leading opinion…

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Posted on 20. Feb, 2015 in: News

Do 38 people on radicalisation list pose a problem?

The Danish Prison and Probation Service and PET (Danish Intelligence) remain tight-lipped about the current status of up to 38 people on a list of people who appear to have become radicalised whilst…

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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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