Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

Terror threat remains high

Although the threat of terror against Denmark remains significant it no longer comes from foreign fighters who’ve returned home from Syria. The latest evaluation from Danish Intelligence (PET) insists the biggest threat right…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

New poll: Voters return to the fold – majority for government alliance

Voters are starting to move back to Denmark’s biggest parties in the centre after ‘flirting’ with those on the fringe of Danish politics , a new Megafon poll for Politiken/TV2 shows. The government…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

Lockheed Martin close to winning fighter jet deal

US global aerospace company Lockheed Martin appears to have won the multi-million dollar contract to supply the Danish Air Force with a new fleet of fighter jets. News radio 24/7 reported yesterday that…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

Soldiers fear combat jets could devour all defence spending

Soldiers’ associations have warned lawmakers not to buy an excessive number of fighter jets. The government is very close to announcing which company has won the multi-million dollar contract, but soldiers are concerned…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

DPP pushes for anti-radicalisation legislation before summer

All-party anti-radicalisation negotiations hosted by Culture & Ecclesiastical Affairs Minister Bertel Harder are progressing far too slowly, according to the Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Social Democrats who have urged Prime Minister Lars…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

Breakdown in visa system

Denmark’s visa system has been inoperable for the past week due to a software glitch. Danish embassies throughout the world have been unable to process or approve visa applications and the police have…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2016 in: News

Lego’s billionaire owner passes on the baton

Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, the fourth generation of the family that founded LEGO, is to step down as vice chairman of the iconic Danish toy giant and will be succeeded by his 37-year-old son,…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2016 in: News

Integration Minister: Segregated swimming is damaging to integration

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has warned local authorities against ‘misguided sensitivity’ after it was revealed that an integration project in the immigrant-dominated district of Tingberg, north of Copenhagen – ‘The Capital Swimming Club’…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2016 in: News

Politicians accused of building a wall around Denmark

Moves to scrap the Green Card scheme will lead to a ‘wall around Denmark’ and weaken companies’ possibilities of attracting highly-skilled manpower, the Danish Employers’ Association (DEA) warned yesterday. The Social Democrats have…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2016 in: News

Danish aid cut by 42%

Danish foreign aid has been slashed by nearly half over the past 15 months, even though the government has consistently stressed the importance of development projects in poverty-stricken regions. Despite 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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