Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

Teenagers against freedom of expression for Muslims

Nearly half of all 8th and 9th grade pupils believe Muslims should be denied the right to freedom of expression. 75,000 pupils, aged 14-16, were asked to vote in a mock general election…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Stock market breathes again / Postal jobs to India Stock market: Denmark led the way as European stock markets made a slight comeback, Tuesday. After Monday’s ‘bloodbath’, when Copenhagen Stock Exchange’s trend-setting C20…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Previous government to blame for budget deficit says Finance Minister

The Danish economy is slowly recovering but public finances are struggling. That was the message from Finance Ministry Claus Hjort Frederiksen yesterday as he presented the findings of the ‘health check’ of the…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Stock market suffers biggest fall since 2011

Copenhagen Stock Exchange’s trend-setting C20 Index suffered the biggest single-day fall since 2011, ending Monday’s trading down 4.7 percent following the plummet in Asian markets and New York. The historic fall came shortly…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Investors lose DKK357bn in ‘bloodbath’

Investors in Danish stocks and shares have lost DKK357bn (€48bn) over the past few days in what is being termed a ‘bloodbath’ by analysts and the worst period since the financial crisis. Senior…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Ex-finance minister dimisses government’s ‘politicking’

Former finance minister Bjarne Corydon dismissed the accusation that the previous Social Democrat-led government cosmetically enhanced the state of the economy as ‘politicking at its worst.’ After his successor, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, downgraded…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Previous government left behind clean-up job

The previous Social Democrat-led government left behind a lot of cleaning up to do, Danish People’s Party leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl said yesterday after the government published the findings of its budget ‘health…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

DPP repeats call for more migrant restrictions

The Danish People’s Party has called for more immigration restrictions after new figures showed that tightening the rules for residency has had limited effect. Under the new legislation, refugees fleeing from a civil war,…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Voters show lack of trust in politicians

Voters’ trust in their elected officials has fallen dramatically since the June election and is now at the lowest level since the 1990s. A new survey reveals that, compared to 2011 when voters…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2015 in: News

Danish health aid for Ghana

Ghana and Denmark have signed a memorandum of understanding for the provision of geriatric care services in Ghana. The country’s Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, told the Modern…

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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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