Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

F-16 crash

Rescue teams continue to search for wreckage from a Danish F-16 fighter jet that crashed, Tuesday, off southwestern Denmark into the North Sea after faulty landing gear prompted the pilot to parachute to…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Denmark moves up ‘business friendly’ list

Denmark is ranked no.1 in Europe and has moved up one place, to no.3, globally on the World Bank’s global ‘Ease of Doing Business’ list, 2016. In the global ranking stakes, Singapore retains…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2015 in: News

Business shorts

Ramboll wins Saudi contract / Denmark looks for Iran business / Foreign students fail to learn Danish Saudi: Engineering company Ramboll has been appointed technical adviser for a 500MW district cooling project in…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Government defends Lego in Chinese artist controversy

The Danish government has defended Lego’s decision not to provide Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei with a large amount of its iconic toy building bricks for an art installation. Ai Weiwei, a vocal…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

New poll: Government has mishandled refugee crisis

The government has handled the refugee crisis ‘badly’ according to nearly half of all respondents in a new Wilke Insitute poll for Jyllands-Posten shows. And just one in five say the government has…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Thorning-Schmidt calls for more refugee funding

Helle Thorning-Schmidt has urged the world’s richest countries to contribute more money to solving the global refugee crisis. As one of the four leading candidates to become the UN’s new High Comissioner for…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Left wing will play no part in new police bill

Parliament’s three most left wing parties have been excluded from negotiations surrounding a new police bill.  The government asked all parties to state beforehand that they would be willing to accept cuts of…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Challenge to government’s negative growth proposal

The government is facing severe problems putting together a majority for its local authority negative growth proposal, after Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen told the annual Federation of Trade Unions (LO) congress that…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Female foreign fighter stripped of passport

Danish police have confiscated the passport of a 22-year-old woman and slapped her with a travel ban after she returned to Denmark from the Iraqi Kurdistan region and Kurdish areas in Syria, known…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2015 in: News

Foreign Minister aims for more cooperation with China as Denmark joins AIIB

There is a vast potential in developing Sino-Danish relations, Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen said on arrival in Beijing on an official visit, expressing hope that China’s slower but more quality-focused economic growth will…

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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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