Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Løkke: No further restrictions

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has dismissed the possibility of tightening refugee and asylum policy even more in the future. As parliament passed the controversial ‘jewellery bill’ yesterday the PM said the government…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Criticism from Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has expressed concern about the government’s harsh immigration policy. Ahead of yesterday’s vote on the government’s new asylum, which passed by a large majority, he warned on…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Child brides in asylum centres ‘unacceptable’ says Minister

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has demanded a full report from the Danish Immigration Service on the extent of child brides living with their adult spouses in Danish asylum centres, after it was revealed…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Social Democrat leader denounces Lykketoft

Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen has distanced herself from former party leader, Mogens Lykketoft’s derogatory comments about Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen. Ms Frederiksen said she has ‘no sympathy’ for her colleague, who…

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Posted on 27. Jan, 2016 in: News

Denmark ranked as least corrupt nation – again

For the fourth year in a row Denmark is ranked the least corrupt country in the world on Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index , scoring 91 points out of a possible 100, compared to a…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 in: News

Ministers in cross fire during Brussels debate

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen and Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg came under fire from left-wing and liberal MEPs when they appeared before the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties Committee in Brussels, Monday, to defend the…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 in: News

Parliament votes on refugee bill today

The Danish parliament will vote today on the government’s highly controversial proposal to confiscate asylum seekers’ valuables to pay for their upkeep. The government has already secured cross-party support to the bill, which…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 in: News

Diplomatic push to improve Denmark’s tarnished image

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is working hard to repair Denmark’s image abroad, tarnished by constant reports of anti-refugee legislation, border control, and restrictions on family reunification. To prevent the negative coverage of…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 in: News

Ministers questioned about VAT scam

Parties on both sides of the aisle are lining up to question the Justice and Tax ministers as to how, and why, a number of foreign businessmen have funded terrorist activities with a…

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Posted on 26. Jan, 2016 in: News

Refugee tents cost DKK537,000 per month

A tent camp providing shelter and food for 200 refugees costs DKK 537,000 a month to operate – around DKK6.5m a year, or nearly one million US dollars. An estimate provided by the…

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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: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
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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