Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

EU criticism for Denmark’s hard-line refugee stance

Denmark’s anti-refugee policy has been criticised at EU level. After parliament narrowly passed legislation, Wednesday, that will cut social benefits for newly arrived refugees to student grant level – DKK5,200 per month –…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

Politicians condemn Nazi attack on asylum centre

Politicians on both sides of parliament condemned the ‘senseless vandalism’ against an asylum centre in Jutland, Wednesday evening, where swastikas were daubed on the walls and a car set on fire. Integration Minister…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

DONG debate isn’t over says DPP leader

Both the Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Socialist People’s Party vowed yesterday that the DONG affair isn’t over and they would continue to demand answers from Finance Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen. Members of…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

Foreign Minister confims Iraq pull out

Foreign Minister Kritian Jensen has confirmed the government’s decision to withdraw Denmark’s fighter jets from Iraq. The Minister said yesterday he had informed parliament’s foreign policy committee that the planes would be pulled…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

“Criticism of DR is an attack on welfare”

Claus Hjort Frederiksen’s criticism of DR is an attack on the Danish welfare state, the Social Democrats said yesterday after the Finance Minister argued that the state-run TV and radio network dominates the media…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

Maersk, Danske Bank linked to tax fraud scandal

Some of Denmark’s biggest companies have been caught up in the multi-billion tax fraud scandal. After it was revealed that the Fraud Squad is investigating allegations that shareholders residing abroad have defrauded the…

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Posted on 28. Aug, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Russian jailed for Maersk fraud / Denmark gets EU investment package / Novo to invest $2bn in new factories Maersk fraud: A Russian national was sentenced to four years in prison by Lyngby…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Divided parliament passes anti-refugee bill

Parliament was split along party lines, Wednesday, when a narrow majority passed legislation that will cut social benefits for newly arrived refugees to student grant level – DKK5,200 per month. After the new…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Liberal Alliance: Asylum system in danger of collapse

The normally immigrant-friendly Liberal Alliance has warned the current refugee problems are so serious that the asylum system will collapse unless drastic action is taken immediately. During the parliamentary debate ahead of yesterday’s…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Increase in unaccompanied refugee kids

Denmark has experienced a rapid rise in the number of unaccompanied refugee children, with around 100 arriving every month throughout summer. 500 kids without parents arrived during the first seven months of the…

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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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