Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

250 drunken Swedes sent home after Easter binge in Denmark

Police in Helsingør, north of Copenhagen, were forced to call in reinforcements, Easter Sunday, after an estimated 500 young drunken Swedes ran riot in the small town, home to ‘Hamlet’. At least 250…

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Posted on 29. Mar, 2016 in: News

What makes Danes so content?

What is that makes Danes the, supposedly, happiest people in the world.? To discover the secret, the British Daily Mail dispatched a roving reporter to Aarhus to discover why Denmark has again been…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

Løkke: ‘Let’s hunt them down’

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen expressed his sympathy with Belgium and the Belgian people after yesterday’s airport attack. In an immediate Twitter response he wrote: “BXL attacked by terrorists. I feel sorrow and…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

PM lays flowers at Belgian embassy

In a show of respect for the victims of the Brussels Airport tragedy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen laid flowers outside the Belgian embassy in Copenhagen, where he expressed his condolences directly to…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

Justice Minister beefs up police presence

Danish security forces are on high alert and there will be a ‘visible presence’ of police on the streets, Justice Minister Søren Pind said yesterday after the Brussels attacks. “Europe has yet again…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

Red/Greens: Punishing imams is thought control

The Red/Green Alliance has dismissed the Danish People’s Party’s proposals to strip hate preachers of their Danish citizenship and limit religious freedom as ‘thought control’ and ‘undemocratic’. The proposals already have the backing…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

UN praise for religious freedom in Denmark but ‘room for improvement

Denmark has received praise from the UN for the extent of religious freedom in this country but warned that there’s still room for improvement. After concluding a nine-day fact-finding mission the UN’s Special…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

Retail sales down

Leading economists expressed concern yesterday after Denmark’s retail sales decreased in February following modest growth the previous month, largely led by a slump in clothing sales. The latest figures from Statistics Denmark showed…

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Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 in: News

Danish icon could become Chinese

World renowned Bang & Olufsen could soon be owned by a rich Chinese investor, Qi Jianhong, owner of the Danish luxury home electronics company’s distribution partner Sparkle Roll Group Ltd, From Bloomberg News: …

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Posted on 22. Mar, 2016 in: News

Political majority aiming to limit religious freedom

A cross-party political majority is preparing to pass legislation that would allow the authorities to strip ‘hate preachers’ of their citizenship. The Danish People’s Party will put two wide-reaching proposals on the table…

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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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