Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

Minister quits

Food & Environment Minister Eva Kjer Hansen resigned, Saturday, ending a week of controversy that had threatened to topple the government. Ms Hansen had been accused by the Social-Democratic-led opposition and environmental groups…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

USA calls for increase in defence spending

The USA is urging Denmark to increase its defence spending. Ahead of the NATO summit in Warsaw this summer Washington has launched a diplomatic offensive stressing the need for European countries to contribute…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

Mosque promotes stoning, whipping

Unmarried fornicators should be whipped and adulterers stoned to death – the message being taught at the radical Grimhøj Mosque in Aarhus. In hidden camera footage obtained by TV2 an imam, Abu Bilal, is seen explaining very clearly…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

Minister rejects refugee villages

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has ruled out the possibility of purpose-built refugee villages in Denmark. Parliament’s two biggest parties, the Social Democrats and Danish People’s Party, have pushed for purpose-built villages to ease…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

Crown Prince commences visit to Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Henrik paid a courtesy visit to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Sunday, at the start of an official visit by a Danish trade delegation of politicians and business leaders to…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

The Week That Was, February 22nd – 28th 2016

Politics/Economy Food & Environment Minister Eva Kjer Hansen resigned, Saturday, ending a week of controversy that had threatened to topple the government. Conservative leader Søren Pape Poulsen had sparked off a political crisis…

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Posted on 29. Feb, 2016 in: News

Tax Minister under Fire

(From Friday)….Tax Minister under Fire Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen has been criticised in parliament for allegedly providing misleading information on the role of three of the nation’s large banks in enabling a massive withholding…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2016 in: News

Defiant Løkke: I won’t fire minister

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is prepared to back his under-fire Environment Minister ‘all the way’ he said yesterday. After the opposition parties, backed by the Conservatives, put forward a vote of no…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2016 in: News

Under-fire minister pulls out of Saudi trip

Under fire Agriculture Minister Eva Kjer Hansen has pulled out of the trade mission that leaves for Saudi Arabia tomorrow to concentrate on the parliamentary controversy surrounding her. She’ll be replaced by Business…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2016 in: News

Conservatives won’t sit at same table as minister

Although Eva Kjer Hansen has pulled out of an official trip to Saudi Arabia to take part in negotiations for a supplementary amendment to the heavily criticised agriculture bill passed by parliament yesterday,…

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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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