Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Analyst: Løkke weakened by Social Democrat/DPP deal

The Social Democrats’ deal with the Danish People’s Party on refugee villages makes life awkward for Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, according to Berlingske’s political analyst Thomas Larsen who said the alliance between…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Liberals’ misleading jewellery guarantee

The ruling Liberals’ policy spokesman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen has come under fire for guaranteeing that the government has no intention of seizing refugees’ jewellery to pay for their food and lodging while their application…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Refugees carrying diphtheria

Refugees have brought the highly-contagious infection diphtheria into Denmark and authorities are warning hospitals there could be an outbreak, free daily metroXpress reports. The Danish State Serum Institute (SSI) said two Libyan refugees…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Royals’ Saudi visit provokes political storm

Confusion surrounds Crown Prince Frederik’s planned trip to Saudi Arabia next month as the head of a trade delegation. A number of trade delegations, including the Confederation of Danish Industries (DI) and Agriculture…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Update: Foreign Minister defends Saudi trip

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen said last night he could see ‘no problem’ in Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary heading a trade delegation to Saudi Arabia. The trip has been met with…

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Posted on 21. Jan, 2016 in: News

Drop in asylum applications

After two weeks of border controls in Denmark and identity checks in Sweden, the latest figures show the number of asylum applications in both countries is decreasing. From euractiv.com: Due to the refugee crisis, Sweden…

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Posted on 20. Jan, 2016 in: News

Løkke defends local authorities

During parliamentary question time, Tuesday, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen distanced himself from his faithful ally, Finance Minister Claus Hjorth Frederiksen, who has urged local authorities to ‘stop whining’ about refugee expenditure. Under…

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Posted on 20. Jan, 2016 in: News

DPP turns against government, sides with Social Democrats on refugee villages

A parliamentary majority will put forward a resolution today that will force the government to come up with a working plan for purpose-built refugee villages before March 1st. A hectic day of negotiations,…

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Posted on 20. Jan, 2016 in: News

PM: Refugees need to be integrated, not rejected

All refugees who come to Denmark are expected to join the labour market and financially support themselves sooner or later, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said yesterday after his close ally, Danish People’s…

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Posted on 20. Jan, 2016 in: News

Social Democrat leader backs regional refugee camps in Middle East

Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen has backed party whip Henrik Sass Larsen’s call for refugees to be housed in regional camps close to where they are fleeing from, where they can apply for…

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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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