Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Refugee village proposal stalls asylum talks

The latest round of cross-party negotiations on a new refugee/asylum bill ground to a halt, Thursday, after the Social Democrat and Danish People’s Party refused to back down from their demand for state-run…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Referendum briefing

On December 3 Danes will vote in an EU referendum to decide whether the Danish opt-out on EU Justice and Home Affairs should be replaced by an opt-in model. 7:59 Danish News Today…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

No campaign surges ahead

The no-side has surged into the lead in the countdown to next week’s EU referendum. A new Norstat poll for political website altinget.dk indicates that 41 per cent are preparing to vote in…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Business sector warns against no in opt-out vote

Top business leaders have warned that a no in next week’s EU referendum will damage trade and cost jobs. If voters maintain the justice opt-out, as suggested by a new poll (above), it…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Repatriation scheme a failure

Local authorities are losing millions of kroner in failed attempts to repatriate refugees. According to repatriation rules, refugees can claim up to DKK129,000 if they are willing to voluntarily return to their native…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Immigrant crime

Chinese immigrants are the most law-abiding people in Denmark. A new Statistics Denmark survey shows that while non-westerners and their descendants are the most criminal immigrant group, 83 per cent of all criminality…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

DPP in new EU funding scandal

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) again stands accused of spending taxpayers’ money on their EU election campaign in 2014. The European Parliament has already ruled that DPP MEP Morten Messerschmidt acted illegally when…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2015 in: News

Takeover bid for B&O

Luxury consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen is  in talks over a potential takeover bid. The company says it has “initiated a dialogue to investigate and analyze the firmness” of the offer, but did…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

Integration Minister praises Sweden’s refugee restrictions

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has welcomed Sweden and Norway’s moves to restrict the influx of asylum seekers, but claimed Denmark is still at the forefront of legislation to limit the wave of refugees….

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

Human rights experts question legality of government’s refugee restrictions

Forcing refugees to wait three years for family reunification, one of the key points of the government’s latest asylum package, could be a violation of their human rights. Civil liberties expert, Professor Jens…

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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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