Posted on 30. May, 2016 in: News

Finance Ministry prepares for Brexit

The Danish government is preparing for a ‘worst case scenario’ in the British ‘remain or leave’ EU referendum in three weeks’ time. In an interview with Bloomberg News, Friday, Finance Minister Claus Hjort…

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Posted on 30. May, 2016 in: News

Ex-foreign ministers urge UK to remain in EU

All ten surviving Danish foreign ministers have joined together in an appeal to British voters to remain in the EU. In an open letter published in The Times, Friday, the ministers urge the…

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Posted on 30. May, 2016 in: News

Fogh Rasmussen appointed special advisor to Ukraine – ‘a hostile gesture’

Former prime minster Anders Fogh Rasmussen’s appointment as a special advisor to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko is a ‘hostile gesture’ according to Russian MPs. Mr Poroshenko announced the appointment of the former NATO…

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Posted on 30. May, 2016 in: News

Shooter linked to Islamic State

The man who attempted to assassinate anti-Islam author Lars Hedegaard is closely linked to terrorists named in leaked Islamic State (IS) documents. Mr Hedegaard, former head of the Free Press Society, narrowly escaped…

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Posted on 30. May, 2016 in: News

Terror exhibition is legal say police

A Copenhagen art exhibition accused of encouraging terror is acting within the law according to the police. Ahead of its opening last week the exhibition, which equates terrorists who carried out deadly attacks in Brussels…

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Posted on 29. May, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 23rd – May 29th

Politics / Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen defended an upcoming income tax hike meant to offset the abolishment of the PSO energy duty – critics accused him of  violating a campaign promise…

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Posted on 27. May, 2016 in: News

Løkke defends tax hike: ‘No breach of promise’

Raising income tax isn’t a breach of promise, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen argued yesterday despite stating very firmly in February 2015: “When I say I’m going to freeze taxes and duties I mean…

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Posted on 27. May, 2016 in: News

Ambassador: Denmark is anti-Russian

Denmark may not be a vowed enemy of Russia but has a ‘hostile attitude’ towards the country, according to Russia’s ambassador in Copenhagen, Mikhail Vanin. In an interview with Politiken the Ambassador accuses…

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Posted on 27. May, 2016 in: News

Government cuts growth forecast

The government has slashed its estimate for economic growth this year to 1.1 percent from its previous forecast of  1.9 percent. According to a report to be published today, the government will also…

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Posted on 27. May, 2016 in: News

Mohammad editor gets freedom award

Danish journalist Flemming Rose has been awarded the ‘2016 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty’ which carries a $250,000 cash award. As editor of Jyllands-Posten in 2005, Mr Rose came to the world’s…

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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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