Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Tax Authority hit by massive fraud

The Fraud Squad is investigating allegations that shareholders residing abroad have defrauded the Danish taxman out of DKK6.2bn (€800m). In a statement, the Tax Authority (SKAT) said that “a large network of companies…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

What could Denmark have got for DKK6.2bn?

The Danish tax authority (SKAT) has been defrauded out of DKK6.2bn and, according to Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen, it’s highly unlikely the money will ever be returned. Jyllands Posten has calculated how the…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Iran sanctions tough on Danish business

Sanctions on Iran have been damaging to the business sector in this country. According to business organisations DI (The Confederation of Danish Industries) and DE (Dansh Chamber of Commerce) many companies have given…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2015 in: News

Finance Minister questions role of DR

Finance Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has challenged state-owned broadcaster DR’s public service credentials and paved the way for a debate about the state-run TV’s future. With viewers questioning why they should be forced…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

New poll: Majority of voters support common EU refugee policy

Although the question of asylum and immigration has been excluded from December’s referendum on Denmark’s Justice and Home Affairs opt-out, a majority of voters believe a common EU policy is the best way…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

Social Democrats aim for budget deal with government

New Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen has extended an olive branch to Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen ahead of upcoming cross-party budget negotiations. At the party’s summer get-together, Ms Frederiksen said Denmark is…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

General calls for 12-month break in Iraq mission

Denmark’s top military leader has suggested that Denmark’s F16s, pilots, and mechanics be given a one-year break from the war on the Islamic State. During an inspection of Danish troops in Kuwait, Tuesday,…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

DONG documents on show tomorrow

Parliament’s Finance Committee will tomorrow (Thursday) finally be allowed to see all the offers that were on the table in the controversial DONG Energy sell-off. US investment bank Goldman Sachs, which purchased a…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

Exports optimism

Denmark’s exports are expected to grow 6.2 percent in 2015 due to ‘strong competitiveness, favourable exchange rates, lower oil prices and continued positive growth prospects in Europe and the United States’, the foreign…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

Denmark 4th in ‘human freedom’

Denmark is ranked 4th on the latest Human Freedom Index, a report that charts the state of human freedom in the world based. The index bases its findings on 76 indicators of personal,…

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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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