Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: Opposition loses ground

A new opinion poll shows the opposition’s lead is shrinking by the day. The latest Megafon survey for TV2 gives the government and its allies 48.8%, compared to the opposition’s 51.2%, indicating the…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: Personality, not policy, could be decisive factor

With all opinion polls projecting a virtual dead heat between the government and opposition parties, the election could be decided on personal popularity – and Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has never been as…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: DPP turns up the pressure on Løkke

Unless Lars Løkke Rasmussen is prepared to make significant concessions to the Danish People’s Party (DPP) if he becomes prime minister, the populist party is ready to make deals with the left. After…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: Løkke promises budget review

The state’s budget will be subjected to a rigorous health check if Lars Løkke Rasmussen re-wins power in two weeks’ time. In an interview with Berlingske, the Liberal leader accuses the government of…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Election 2015: Political foes push for banking union referendum

Three politically disparate parties who usually fail to agree on anything have vowed to join together and seek a referendum on Denmark joining the euro zone’s banking union if parliament votes on such a…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Extra DKK1.5bn needed to fund refugee expenditure – Social Democrats will cut development aid

The Finance Ministry has warned that at least DKK1.5bn (€750m) will be needed next year to fund the refugees that are already here and the thousands more expected to arrive. Although both Prime…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: News

Dubai looks to Denmark for green energy technology

Following an invitation from the Danish Governmental Green Economy Foundation, a delegation from the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), headed by Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2015 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 26th – 31st 2015

Politics/Economy The Danish General Election will be held on Thursday June 18th. Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt said the ‘time is ripe’ and she will ask voters to make their decision based on two choices:…

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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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