Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister urges EU to ‘stop interfering’

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen believes the EU should stop interfering in individual countries’ domestic policies. In an interview with Berlingske the minister calls for less EU involvement in a country’s social system and…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

DPP leader: Denmark should follow Great Britain’s EU lead

The upcoming British ‘Brexit’ referendum could also be crucial for Denmark’s EU membership, Danish People’s Party leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl warned last night. Whether the June 23rd vote in Great Britain ends in…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Green Card Scheme could be scrapped

The government again finds itself in a minority on immigration policy after the Social Democrats and Socialist People’s Party backed a Danish People’s Party proposal to drop the Green Card Scheme, aimed at…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

NGOs call for demonstrations against free trade deal with US

NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations) have urged Danes to copy Germans and take to the streets against the proposed Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). About 35,000 protestors marched in Germany on Saturday ahead of…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Majority against fighter jet investment

As the government prepares its final recommendation for which company should be awarded the multi-billion contract to supply the Danish Air Force with a new fleet of fighter jets, a poll shows a…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Criminals could serve jail time abroad

The government is preparing to challenge the legal principle that if a criminal is convicted  in Denmark he is required to serve his sentence in a Danish jail. According to a new proposal…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Consumers more confident

Consumer confidence improved for the first time in four months in April. The consumer confidence index, which indicates people’s views on the current and future economic situation, rose to 5.5 in April from…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: News

Retail sales hit 2-year low

Retail sales decreased for the second successive month in March, to the lowest level for two years. Preliminary figures from Statistics Denmark show retail sales slid a seasonally adjusted 1.0 percent month-over-month in…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 18th – April 24th 2016

Politics / Economy A new Wilke poll indicated a virtual dead heat between the two opposing blocs, with a slight advantage to the government and its allies (50.6%-49.4%) – the ruling Liberals have…

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2016 in: News

US Army captain foils bomb attack on Danish school

A US Army captain played a decisive role in stopping an attack on a Danish school, the US Department of Defence revealed yesterday. Colonel Steve Warren, spokesman for the international coalition against the…

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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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