Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

‘Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg appears to be very satisfied with an image of Denmark seizing jewellery from poor refugees’

The government’s controversial proposal to confiscate refugees’ assets when they enter the country is nothing more than ‘political symbolism’ according to the far-left Red/Green Alliance. Party spokesman Johanne Schmidt-Nielsen said the only reason for…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Ferry line reports Sweden to EU

A Danish ferry company has reported Sweden to the EU for unfair competition after being required to pay for identity checks on passengers from next Monday. From Yahoo news: HH Ferries Group, which…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

US Defence Department confirms killing

The US Defence Department has confirmed that a man who lived a great deal of his life in Denmark, named only as 28-year-old `R.T.´ was killed in an air raid near the Syrian…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Aid organisations make up government shortfall

The government may have cut development aid programmes abroad but Danes are donating more money than ever to charitable organisations operating in developing countries. Danchurchaid, Save the Children, and Red Cross report a…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Send a letter from abroad – it’s cheaper

Denmark will have the highest postage rates in Europe from January 1st when it will cost DKK19 to send a letter first-class, ten times more than in Malta, compared to just DKK10 today….

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Christmas sales up

Retail purchases made with the national debit card Dankort rose 6.6 percent in the first 23 days of December from the same period a year earlier to DKK29.6 bn ($4.35 billion), card payment…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Saudi embassy launches PR offensive – denies terror funding

The Saudi embassy in Copenhagen has accused the Danish media of mistakenly linking Islamic terrorism with Saudi Arabia’s own unique interpretation of Islam. In a public relations offensive launched in Berlingske today, the…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Denmark ready to match Sweden’s border control

The government is ready to follow Sweden and impose temporary border control, but only if necessary. Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said yesterday there’s a strong possibility that Sweden’s demand for strict identity checks…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Sweden’s border checks could cost DSB DKK50m

As reported by 7:59 last week, border checks on train passengers aimed at curbing the number of asylum seekers entering Sweden from Denmark will cost national rail operator an estimated DKK1 million per…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2015 in: News

Police set up task force to deal with expected refugee influx

Danish police have reportedly set up a special task force of 2,300 officers to deal with the potential wave of refuges when Sweden imposes border control on January 4th. At the same time,…

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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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