Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

DPP MEP pays back DKK1m to EU

As the chair of MELD (The Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy) Danish People’s Party MP Morten Messerschmidt has this week paid back nearly DKK1m to the European parliament for alleged misuse of…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Life sentence for foreign fighters

The government is determined to put Muslim foreign fighters behind bars for years. Under the terms of a new bill put before parliament by Justice Minister Søren Pind, Thursday, people who travel to…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Social Democrats distance themselves from benefits cap

The Social Democrats won’t be part of any political deal to cap social benefits, after party leader Mette Frederiksen declined to take part in employment ministry negotiations even before they get underway. She…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Denmark in line with EU on refugee travel expenses

Forcing refugees to pay the travel expenses of dependents who’ve been granted residency in this country by family reunification, as suggested by the government, is the norm for EU countries rather than the…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Banks’ profit dips in Q3

Denmark’s biggest banks have published disappointing Q3 figures. Danske Bank, Nordea, Jyske Bank, and Nordea, have all posted profits but, according to analysts, ‘something has gone wrong.’ Senior market strategist Otto Friedrichsen of…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Slight increase in unemployment, but foreigners nab low-paid jobs

Around 400 people joined the jobless queue in September despite signs that the economy is improving. The slight increase had no impact on the official unemployment rate, which remains unchanged at 4.6%. Senior…

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Posted on 30. Oct, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Dong to build world’s largest off-shore wind farm / Telenor threatens Denmark pull out / National Bank sells off government bonds Dong: Partially state-owned energy giant Dong Energy has signed a deal to…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

DPP: Refugees who take a trip home should lose residency

Any refugee granted asylum in Denmark but who returns to his or her native country for a visit should be stripped of their residency permit – just one of a number of proposals…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

DPP MP justifies Swedish arson attacks

A Danish People’s Party (DPP) MP has come under fire for claiming that the recent string of arson attacks on Swedish asylum centers were ‘no more than could be expected.’ In an op-ed…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2015 in: News

Government’s allies demand full disclosure of immigration costs

Parties on the right, led by the Danish People’s Party (DPP) are pushing for full disclosure of exactly how much immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are costing the Danish state. DPP deputy leader…

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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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