Posted on 31. Jan, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, January 24th – 31st 2016

Politics/Economy The week’s news was dominated by the government’s controversial ‘jewellery law’, passed by an overwhelming parliamentary majority, Tuesday – refugees who enter Denmark with assets in excess of DKK10,000 ($1,450) will in…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Terror accomplices had mobile phones in prison

Four of the five young Muslims charged in connection with the Copenhagen terror attack last February have had access to at least seven mobile phones while in prison awaiting trial, Justice Minister Søren…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Social Democrats punished in new poll

The Social Democrats are losing voters at an alarming rate, a new Megafon poll for Politiken shows. If an election was held today, Denmark’s biggest party would win no more than 19.3% of…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Failed asylum seekers in Sweden could be returned to Denmark

Some of the 80,000 failed asylum-seekers that Sweden is planning to deport over the next few years could end up in Denmark if they initially registered here before continuing northwards. A spokeswoman for…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

1,339 people awaiting deportation

While Sweden is preparing to send 80,000 failed asylum seekers home, 1,339 people in this country are awaiting deportation, the latest police figures show – of those just 65 are to be returned…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Denmark’s US embassy launches charm offensive

Denmark’s US embassy has launched a charm offensive to repair Denmark’s image, tarnished by constant reports of anti-refugee legislation, border control, restrictions on family reunification, and most recently the controversial ‘jewellery law’.  The Foreign…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Denmark’s damage control

Just as the Danish embassy in Washington DC was launching its ‘charm offensive’, Thursday, the Washington Post reported how the government has embarked on a public relations campaign to repair the damage of…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Ban Ki-moon criticises Denmark

The UN General Secretary has joined the international criticism of the controversial ‘jewellery law’ passed by the Danish parliament last Tuesday. In a mail to Politiken, Mr Ban Ki-moon’s spokesman, Stephane Dujarric, writes…

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Posted on 29. Jan, 2016 in: News

Unemployment – no change

Denmark’s unemployment rate remained unchanged for the second straight month in December, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Thursday. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate came in at 4.5 percent in December, the same rate…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

British press ridicules Denmark

A provocative caricature of Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen dressed as a neo-Nazi, published by the British Guardian newspaper in response to the controversial ‘jewellery law’ passed Monday, is ‘distasteful’ and ‘unnaceptable’ according…

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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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