Posted on 29. May, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: Løkke’s mystery welfare man

On the second day of the election campaign, Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt cast doubts on opposition leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s story about a welfare recipient who got a job but quit after two…

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Posted on 29. May, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: New poll signals dead heat

A new opinion poll indicates an election that’s too close to call. The latest Greens poll for Jyllands-Posten suggests a virtual dead heat between the two opposing blocs – 50.6 per cent for…

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Election 2015: DPP policy will lead to anarchy

Business Minister Henrik Sass Larsen has launched an attack on the Danish People’s Party’s ‘irresponsible’ economic policy. Mr Larsen, renowned as the prime minister’s attack dog, warned yesterday that if the DPP becomes…

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Election 2015: Two former foreign ministers say goodbye

The current election campaign signals a goodbye to politics from one of Denmark’s most prominent politicians over the past 30 years – former foreign minister, and Conservative leader, Per Stig Møller. Mr Møller,…

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Election 2015: Disgraced Greenland politician runs for Danish parliament

Ex-Greenland prime minister, Aleqa Hammond, who was forced to resign in 2014 in the midst of a financial scandal, is running for election to the Danish parliament. Ms Hammond, who stepped down when…

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Greenland passes same-sex legislation

Greenland’s Parliament has unanimously approved same-sex marriage and adoption. MPs in the country, which has a population of 57,000, voted to adopt Danish legislation on the issue. Two MPs were absent, but none…

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Thorning dismisses call for Ryanair boycott

Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has declined to get involved in the Ryanair dispute. After Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen banned all 45,000 of the city’s officials from using Ryanair flights for official business…

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Slight drop in asylum numbers

Despite a slight increase in April the number of asylum seekers arriving in Denmark fell, albeit slightly, during the first four months of 2015. The latest Immigration Agency figures show that 2,090 people…

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Our man in Dubai

Hamad Saeed Al Shamsi, Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Office in Dubai, has received Morten Siem Lynge, new Consul-General of the Kingdom of Denmark in Dubai, who is accredited to commence…

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Pharma giants push for transatlantic trade agreement

A new report by Denmark’s top pharmaceutical companies pushes for the adoption of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and USA. It concludes the trade agreement could significantly…

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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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