Posted on 27. Jun, 2016 in: News

Voters say yes to legalised cannabis – government says no

A majority of Danish voters believe its time to legalise cannabis, but lawmakers continue to say no. In a new Gallup poll 45% of respondents say personal use of cannabis should be allowed,…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2016 in: News

Killer nurse gets life sentence

A Danish nurse has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering three patients and trying to kill a fourth. Christina Hansen, 31, called the ‘devil of death’ by prosecutors, was found guilty…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

National Bank to defend euro after Brexit/ Maersk could be split up/Cuba-Denmark debt deal National Bank: The Danish krone strengthened against the euro, Friday, following the Brexit vote as investors, nervous about the…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 20th – June 25th 2016

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen vowed to resist calls for a ‘Danexit’ referendum, following the ‘Brexit’ vote in the UK – the Danish People’s Party and Red/Green Alliance joined forces to demand…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Dramatic Brexit outcome as Brits vote to leave EU

All British media are reporting that the ‘leave’ side has won the Brexit referendum and the UK will quit the European Union. The BBC reported a dramatic fall in the value of the…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Danish fighter jets could target civilians

When Danish fighter jets return to bombing raids against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria  they will be permitted to accept civilian casualties as part of  operations. The government signalled on Thursday…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Defence Minister: Public will be fully informed of bombing casualties

Defence Minister Peter Christiansen has said the Dansh public will be kept ‘fully informed’  if, and when, civilians are killed in a Danish bombing sortie. The government has given a green light to…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Maersk replaces CEO

A.P. Moeller-Maersk has replaced its chief executive officer as the world’s biggest shipping company explores a number of “strategic options” that may include splitting up its operations. Søren Skou is replacing Niels Smedegaard…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Number of welfare claimants falling

The number of people claiming social benefits shrank by 12,500 during the year’s first quarter – however, there are still nearly 750,000 welfare claimants. Despite the slight drop the Economic Council of the Labour…

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Posted on 24. Jun, 2016 in: News

Denmark gets more millionaires

There are 8,000 more millionaires in Denmark than there were a year ago according to the World Wealth Report 2016. The yearly publication from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management tallies the number of…

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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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