Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

EU referendum: Left-wing support for PM

The left-wing has come to the aid of Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen in the dispute about asylum policy ahead of next week’s opt-out referendum. Both the Social Democrats and Socialist People’s Party…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

Asylum expenditure leads to cuts in foreign aid

Denmark will spend far less on foreign aid next year next year due to a combination of cutbacks and increased expenditure on asylum seekers. Denmark’s 2014 foreign aid commitment of DKK15.5bn (€2bn) will…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

Veto threat to Israel arms deal

The Social Liberals and Socialist People’s Party (SPP) will try to block a multi-million arms deal with controversial Israeli defence firm Elbit System, left-wing daily Information reports. Elbit has given the best offer…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

DKK50,000 cash bonus for jobless

Long term unemployed in Denmark’s second city, Aarhus, are to be given up to DKK50,000 ($7,200) each to help them find a job. 375 jobless between the age of 30 and 55 will…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

Business Minister lobbies for Tour de France start

Business & Growth Minister Troels Lund Poulsen will meet with Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme in Copenhagen today to discuss Denmark’s bid to stage the Grand Depart of the world-famous cycle race…

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Posted on 26. Nov, 2015 in: News

EU fines Lundbeck for cartel deal

The European Commission Wednesday fined several pharmaceutical companies a total of € 146m for delaying the supply of a cheaper version of Danish company Lundbeck’s anti-depressant drug, Citalopram, to the market. Lundbeck was accused of…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2015 in: News

DPP: Denmark could become a magnet for refugees after Sweden’s turnaround

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has warned that Denmark could become a ‘magnet’ for refugees after Sweden imposed a number of measures yesterday aimed at restricting the number of asylum seekers. In response…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2015 in: News

Swedish controls could lead to aylum surge in Denmark

The Swedish government’s decision to impose stricter control of the ID papers of all passengers arriving in the country could lead to an increase in the number of asylum seekers in Denmark. According…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2015 in: News

Integration Minister testing international conventions

The Danish government’s latest move to tighten refugee and asylum legislation is very close to violating international conventions. After a new round of immigration negotiations, Tuesday,  Integration Minister Inger Støjberg acknowledged that the…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2015 in: News

Ex-foreign ministers warn against referendum scare campaign

Former foreign ministers have urged the pro-EU parties to ‘focus on the issues’ ahead of next week’s opt-out referendum instead of running a scare campaign. All the ministers recommend a yes but are…

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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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