Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 in: News

Danish athletes robbed in Rio

Danish athletes have been robbed of their personal possessions at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. Since arriving on July 18 the Danish delegation has lodged around 150 complaints over problems in…

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Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 in: News

New report: Denmark isn’t all wine and roses

Denmark and the Scandinavian welfare model were a hot topic in the Democrats’ presidential primary campaign in the US but new research suggests things aren’t always as rosy as they appear. From the…

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Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 in: News

Currency reserves down as bank shores up krone

The National Bank’s currency reserves fell from DKK452.3bn to DKK449.9bn in July, as the state repaid DKK2.4bn of foreign debt. Nordea reported: “Since the start of 2015 the National Bank has been very…

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Posted on 04. Aug, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk hit with $43m bill in Guatemala as Maersk Line sales towards deficit Guatemala: Maersk’s port & harbour division, APM Terminals, has already paid for a new concession contract in order to operate…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

Torture victims denied medical examination

Only two asylum seekers in this country who claimed to have been tortured were subsequently given a forensic medical examination last year, leading to a storm of criticism for the Danish immigration authorities’…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

Majority backing for crackdown on young refugee offenders

A political majority is ready to grant the police more powers to stop young refugees who break the law from leaving asylum centres. Parliament’s biggest party, the Social Democrats, yesterday backed the Danish…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

EU gives Denmark top marks for innovation

Denmark, alongside all Nordic nations, scores high on the EU Commission’s ‘2015 Innovation scoreboard’,  a comparative analysis of innovation performance in EU Member States. Sweden is once more the EU innovation leader, followed by…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

New Conservatives warn of civil war

The far-right ’New Conservatives’ will fight the next general election on two anti-immigrant issues: Stopping asylum seekers from coming into the country and deportation for unemployed foreigners. Party leader Pernille Vermlund, who’s been…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

Tvind in more trouble

UNICEF has cut funding to Tvind, the global Danish humanitarian organisation often referred to as a cult, in Malawi following an investigation that showed it diverted money intended to alleviate hunger and disease. Tvind and its…

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Posted on 03. Aug, 2016 in: News

Maersk announces more redundancies

Maersk Drilling, part of shipping and oil conglomorate A.P. Moller-Maersk, has fired 122 workers following an early termination contract for the Maersk Valiant deepwater rig in the Mexican Gulf. Maersk signed a deal…

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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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