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DPP defies government on tax increase

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has rejected the government’s plan to increase income tax to compensate for the shortfall in revenue caused by scrapping the PSO, a duty on electricity paid by all consumers…

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Government’s allies support DPP’s tax stance

The government’s partners, the Liberal Alliance and Conservatives, who have both demanded tax cuts this year, welcomed the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) blanket rejection of a tax increase to fund the loss in…

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New poll indicates slight majority for opposition

The ruling Liberals’ nosedive in the polls continues. Nearly one year after the party went from being the country’s biggest party to number three after the election, the latest Epinion poll for DR…

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Red/Greens’ government dreams

The Red/Green Alliance is aiming for a ‘pure’ left-wing government after the next election. The far-left party’s finance spokesman and political ‘strategist’, Pelle Dragsted, said if the Red/Greens, Socialist People’s Party (SPP) and…

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Experts denounce government’s rush to legislate

Legal experts have criticised the government’s move to rush complicated rules regarding family reunification through parliament. Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has proposed that all children over the age of 6, claimed by a…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2016 in: News

Denmark joins Pacific naval exercise

For the first time ever Denmark will participate in the Rim of the Pacific Exercise (RIMPAC) the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise. 27 countries, 25,000 people, 5 submarines and 2,000 aircraft are set…

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Posted on 01. Jun, 2016 in: News

Copenhagen – cocaine capital

Copenhagen is the cocaine capital of the Nordic region, with the highest concentration of the drug in its waste water. The EU Drug Markets Report 2016, compiled by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)…

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Q2 GDP growth surprises economists

Denmark’s economy grew for a second straight quarter and at a faster-than-expected pace in the first three months of the year, defying economists’ pessimism. The latest figures from Statistics Denmark, published Tuesday, show gross domestic…

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Slight rise in jobless figures

The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Denmark came in at 4.3 percent in April as gross unemployment climbed to 114,600 from 113,700 in March. The slight rise in unemployment – 900 more people joined the…

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No more money for royal kids

As the Danish royal family continues to expand, lawmakers are preparing to cut off the traditional allowance to some members further down the hierarchy. Queen Margrethe, 76, has two sons and eight grandchildren,…

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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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