Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Løkke urged to fight for Denmark’s reputation

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is under political pressure to take immediate steps to repair Denmark’s battered reputation. In response to international condemnation of the ‘jewellery law’ passed by parliament, Tuesday, both the…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Refugee policy splits Social Democrats

The Social Democrats’ support for the government’s anti-refugee policy has divided the party and provoked widespread criticism from grass-roots support. Local constituencies report that members are deserting the party because of its hard…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Freedom think-tank denounces Denmark

Freedom House, a U.S.based think-tank that publishes an annual report assessing each country’s degree of political freedoms and civil liberties, has joined the long list of critics of Denmark’s anti-refugee restrictions. Sarah Repucci, head…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Sweden to deport 80,000 asylum seekers

The authorities in Sweden are making plans to expel as many as 80,000 failed asylum-seekers. In reports this morning, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says charter aircraft would be used to deport the migrants…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Chinese artist protests against asylum law – pulls two exhibitions

Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist who became involved in a heated dispute with Danish toy giant Lego last year, when they refused to supply toy bricks for an art instillation in Australia,…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Dane has Zika virus

A Danish man has tested positive for the mosquito-transmitted Zika virus. 25-year-old medical student Niels Abild Jespersen suffered fever, headaches and muscle pain after returning home from a trip to Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and…

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Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in: News

Wealth inequality

The 10% of Danes classified as the country’s most prosperous have the same amount of accumulated wealth as the lowest 70%. A new calculation by the Economic Council of the Labour Movement (AE),…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Parliament passes ‘jewellery law’

Parliament passed the government’s controversial ‘jewellery law’ by an overwhelming majority, Tuesday, after several hours of debate. Refugees who enter Denmark with assets in excess of DKK10,000 ($1,450) will in future  have to…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Asylum seekers: ‘Stay away from Denmark’

Asylum seekers in Denmark reacted emotionally to the news that parliament had passed the government’s asylum law, with some bursting into tears the British Guardian reported yesterday. Jean Claude Mangomba, a 48-year-old English teacher…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

‘Jewellery bill’ creates international stir

The government’s controversial asylum bill was headline news on the websites of leading international media throughout yesterday. US news outlets, CNN, NBC,  and respected newspapers, the Washington Post, and New York Times reported how Danish lawmakers voted Tuesday…

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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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