Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Controversial immigration bill to be passed next week

The government’s controversial immigration bill sailed through parliament on its second reading with little resistance, Thursday, and there is now nothing to stop it being passed next Tuesday. When the law comes into…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Minister to UN: Our refugee policies are misunderstood

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen repeated the government’s mantra that its refugee policy is ‘misunderstood’ when he appeared before the in UN in Geneva yesterday for a review of Denmark’s human rights policies. After…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Government dismisses ally’s proposal for refugee ‘time out’

A Liberal Alliance (LA) proposal to suspend the UN’s Refugee Convention for two years, to stop migrants applying for asylum, has been dismissed as ‘absurd’ by the government. At the same time, LA…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

DPP: Villages will prepare refugees for repatriation

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) believes refugees and migrants should be placed in ‘villages’ outside towns and cities to shift the focus of immigration policy to repatriation rather than integration. Alongside the Social…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Nordic left-wing parties issue call for refugee cooperation

Left-wing parties throughout Scandinavia have joined together to urge their respective governments to stop fighting about who has the strictest asylum policy. In a joint declaration published in newspapers throughout the region today,…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Public sector relocation will cost twice as much as forecasted

The government’s plan to relocate thousands of public sector jobs to the provinces will cost far more than originally projected. A new report estimates the initial costs of moving agencies out of Copenhagen…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Consumer confidence down

Denmark’s consumer confidence dropped at the start of the year, after improving in the previous two months. The consumer confidence index, which indicates people’s views on the current and future economic situation, fell…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2016 in: News

Danish flag mystery solved

The great flag mystery was solved yesterday when the Ministry of State revealed that it’s considering introducing national days for the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Politicians were baffled by an instruction issued by…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Anti-refugee policy: European Parliament demands answers

The European Parliament has asked the Danish government to attend a formal meeting in Brussels to defend its tough anti-refugee stance. In response to the widespread, negative  international coverage of the government’s plan…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister to UN exam

The UN will today examine whether Denmark and the Danish government live up to their human rights obligations. With Denmark’s image abroad severely tarnished because of its tough anti-refugee policy, Foreign Minister Kristian…

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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.
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