Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Budget 2016: More money for health, less for foreign aid

Finance Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen published the government’s draft budget, Tuesday, which, if passed, will lead to increase spending on health care and the elderly, to be financed by cuts in foreign aid,…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Aid organisations: Budget cuts will damage Denmark’s reputation

Development aid organisations have dismissed the government’s proposed cuts in foreign aid as an ‘insult’ to the world’s poorest and a ‘dirty trick’ that will damage Denmark’s good reputation abroad. In a move…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Defence Minister quits: 93 days and out

Defence Minister Carl Holst quit, Tuesday, after suffering a series of high-profile media scandals during his 93 days in office. Mr Holst originally dismissed allegations that, as head of the Regional Authority of…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Police attacker is rejected asylum seeker

The person who seriously injured a police officer in a knife attack at an asylum centre was not a refugee as originally reported but a Palestinian who’s application for asylum was rejected. The…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Mohammed cartoons – 10th anniversary

Today, the 30th of September, marks the 10th anniversary of the infamous Mohammed cartoons that sparked off riots throughout the Middle East and there’s widespread coverage in the Danish media — but experts…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Newspapers afraid of reprinting cartoons

The 10th anniversary of the world-famous Mohammed cartoons dominates today’s newspapers. All national papers carry leader articles that reflect the disagreement that still remains about whether it was a mistake to publish the…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Muslims continue to condemn cartoons

10 years of debate haven’t softened Muslims’ condemnation of the Mohammed cartoons. A new poll of Danish Muslims reveals that 93% still believe it was wrong of Jyllands-Posten to publish the caricatures, precisely…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2015 in: News

Foreign Ministry on aid cuts

The government has presented the budget draft for 2016, which focusses on Danish development cooperation on 14 priority countries. From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Minister of Foreign Affairs Kristian Jensen said “In…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2015 in: News

Police officer on critical list after asylum centre stabbing

A police officer is in critical condition after being stabbed in the stomach by a refugee at the Sandholm Asylum Centre, north of Copenhagen. The incident happened at 3.30 am and the office,…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2015 in: News

Budget draft: More spending on health, less on foreign aid

Health, the elderly, and the police will be the top 3 priorities in the government’s draft budget for 2016 to be published today. According to Berlingske, Finance Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen will cut…

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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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