Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

EU summons integration minister to Brussels

In a snap judgement, the EU Commission has ruled that Denmark’s decision to impose controls along its southern border is in accordance with Schengen rules. Despite this, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

Justice Minister: Controls will increase the number of asylum seekers

Border control will lead to an increase in asylum seekers – Justice Minister Søren Pind’s immediate assessment of the refugee situation after just one day of spot-checks along Denmark’s southern border. In a…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

‘Øresund could become a second Mediterranean’

The number of refugees and migrants arriving in southern Sweden from Denmark dropped sharply on Monday, the first day of systematic ID checks on travellers, news site expatica.com reported last night. Police in…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

Border controls could signal the end of Schengen

The eagerness to introduce border controls to stop the influx of migrants is a challenge that may signal the end of the Schengen zone, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Antanas Linkevičius warned at a…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

Border checks damaging to Øresund integration

Former Social Democrat Danish tax and industry minister Ole Stavad, once in charge of Nordic cooperation, has dismissed Sweden’s imposition of identification checks on people entering the country from Denmark as a ‘development that doesn’t…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

New poll shows majority for opposition

The opposition would regain power with more than 50 per cent of the vote if an election was held today, a new Greens poll for financial daily Børsen shows. Voters have deserted the…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

Queen hosts diplomatic reception

In the absence of royal consort Prince Henrik, who at 81 has now retired from royal life, HM Queen Margrethe was aided by Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary when she greeted…

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Posted on 06. Jan, 2016 in: News

Maersk seeks oil deal in Iran

A.P. Møller-Maersk has initiated negotiations with the Iran government concerning the development of a number of oil fields in the Republic. After meeting Denmark’s Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, who’s heading a major trade…

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Posted on 05. Jan, 2016 in: News

Denmark copies Sweden – controls on southern border

Just hours after Sweden imposed controls on travellers arriving from Denmark, Monday, the Danish government, fearing an influx of refugees, responded by introducing temporary controls at the country’s southern border with Germany. At a lunch-time…

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Posted on 05. Jan, 2016 in: News

German criticism for Denmark’s border control

The German government reacted strongly to Denmark’s decision to impose border control, claiming it’s a threat to the EU’s Schengen open-borders zone. Foreign ministry spokesman Martin Schaefer told reporters that ‘…freedom of movement,…

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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-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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