Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Denmark faced with extra EU bill after British pull-out

Denmark’s financial contribution to the EU’s annual budget will in all likelihood increase after Great Britain pulls out, a prominent EU expert has warned. Before voting to leave, the United Kingdom was the…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister in Turkey as bomb devastates airport

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen condemned the bomb attack on Istanbul Airport, which according to latest reports left 36 dead and 147 injured. Mr Jensen, who’s in Turkey on an official visit, said he…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Culture phone app for refugees

Refugees struggling to adapt to Denmark’s broad-minded attitude towards gender equality, sexuality, and other cultural issues will in future be able to download a smart-phone app with information about all aspects of Danish…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Ikea refuses to withdraw ‘death dresser’

Ikea Denmark won’t be recalling a potentially dangerous piece of furniture that has allegedly caused the death of six children in the USA. The Swedish furniture giant has withdrawn 27 million of its…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Happy Iceland ambassador: Football good for diplomacy

Iceland’s success at the European Championship in France will have a very positive effect on diplomacy between Copenhagen and Reykjavik, the Nordic island’s ambassador said yesterday after his country had inflicted an embarrassing…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2016 in: News

Maersk’s oil business hit by Qatar loss

A.P. Moller-Maersk (APM) is desperately searching for new acquisitions to steady its oil business after losing Qatar, its biggest field. “We’re getting some resources freed up now,” Maersk Oil Chief Executive Officer Jakob…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2016 in: News

Ex-foreign ministers back Lykketoft

Former foreign ministers have rushed to the defence of Mogens Lykketoft who’s been hit with a political firestorm after calling the British prime minister David Cameron ‘naive’ and ‘irresponsible’ for sanctioning the Brexit…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2016 in: News

New report: Migrants look for work not welfare

A new report by the Confederation of Danish Employers (DA) dispels the myth that Denmark is a ‘magnet’ for welfare tourists from poorer EU countries. It shows that, compared to other EU countries,…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2016 in: News

More funding for Arctic surveillance

The government has earmarked an extra DKK120m for increased surveillance of the Arctic. Defence Minister Peter Christensen said climate change has led to a melting ice sheet, which will lead to more ships…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2016 in: News

Asylum figures hit new low

52 people applied for asylum in this country last week, bringing the total for the year so far to 4,005. In his concluding address to parliament before the summer recess, Prime Minister Lars…

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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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