Posted on 26. May, 2016 in: News

Syrian refugees sue integration minister

A group of five Syrian refugees have launched a legal action against the government and Integration Minister Inger Støjberg. 16-year-old Omar Alzein, his father, and three other Syrians claim the new law, which…

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Posted on 26. May, 2016 in: News

Aarhus denies ‘mega mosque’ plan

Aarhus has rejected application plans for a new mega-mosque in the city, close to the troubled social housing district of Gjellerup Parken. The project, that’s been underway for years, was denied when the…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

PM hosts economy summit

Influential economists and top business leaders will gather for a summit hosted by Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmusen today with the aim of coming up with some solutions to the challenges facing Denmark…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

Finance Ministry warns of years of low growth

The Danish economy is faced with the prospect of years of low growth after 2020 due to a productivity slowdown. In its latest convergence programme the Finance Ministry projects economic growth of no…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

PM threatens to raise income tax to cover PSO shortfall

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has again threatened to raise the basic rate of income tax to compensate for the shortfall in revenue caused by scrapping the PSO, a duty on electricity that…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

DPP politician ready for US trip after ‘N-word’ dispute is settled

The Danish People’s Party’s Søren Espersen has reversed his decision to boycott a parliamentary fact-finding trip to Washington DC after the Social Democrats’ Jeppe Kofod corrected a tweet message in which he wrongly…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

EU rules against Denmark on family reunification

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Denmark’s family reunification laws are discriminatory. As the culmination of a 13-year-old legal dispute the court ruled that Danish rules discriminate against people who…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

Refugee claims 17 children but two of three wives denied residency

A Syrian refugee granted asylum in this country will be allowed to bring 17 of his 20 children here and one of his three wives under family reunification rules – two wives have…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

Syrian mega family provokes call for benefit cap

A parliamentary majority led by the Conservatives has called for a cap on the child support benefit following reports that a Syrian refugee has been given the go-ahead to claim residency for 17…

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Posted on 25. May, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Vestager green-lights world’s biggest beer merger/EU approves energy deal/US boost for Novo Nordisk Vestager: Danish EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has approved Anheuser-Busch InBev’s more than $100 billion merger with SABMiller after 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.
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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