Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Mohammed cartoons: Politicians go where newspapers fear to tread

While Danish newspapers declined to reprint the Mohammed cartoons yesterday on the 10th anniversary of their original publication in Jyllands-Posten, two leading MPs made a public stance. Joachim B. Olsen of the Liberal…

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Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Police stabber attacked Swedish minister

The 25-year-old stateless Palestinian remanded in custody by a Danish court for three weeks on suspicion of the attempted murder of a police officer at Denmark’s largest asylum centre, Sandholm, Tuesday, sprayed Sweden’s…

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Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Soc Dems push for more immigration restrictions

The Social Democrats are demanding further restrictions on immigrants’ right to claim residency for their dependents. 7,593 foreign nationals have already been granted family reunification this year, compared to 5,727 in all of…

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1 in 3 immigrant gays has considered suicide

One in eight immigrant homosexuals has been violently attacked by a member of their own family and one in three has considered suicide. A new survey by the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and…

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Green slowdown will hit electric-car sales

The price of an environment-friendly luxury electric car will nearly triple under the government’s proposed budget. By phasing out tax breaks on electric cars the price of a Tesla Model S is set…

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Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Slight economic growth

Denmark’s economy grew for the eighth successive quarter during Q2 (March – June) the latest figures from Statistics Denmark showed Wednesday. Gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent from the previous three months. First quarter growth…

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Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Slight drop in unemployment

The unemployment rate dropped for the second straight month in August, albeit very slightly, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Wednesday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell to 4.5 percent in August from 4.6…

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Vietnam calls for more business cooperation as government pulls development aid

On the same day the government announced that development aid to Vietnam is to be stopped, a top Vietnamese official called for increased business links between the two countries. At a reception for…

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Posted on 01. Oct, 2015 in: News

Neuro scientist found guilty of forgery

A former leading Copenhagen University neuro scientist has been given a two-year suspended sentence after being found guilty of forging research documenets. From the University Post:  A new chapter in the drama of…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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