Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

Danish politicians: Just say no to Turkey

Danish lawmakers have dismissed Turkey’s threat to scrap the refugee agreement from last March unless the EU allows visa-free travel for Turkish citizens. Denmark’s two biggest parties, the Social Democrats and Danish People’s…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

Asylum numbers hit new low – no summer surge

The warm weather hasn’t led to the surge in the number of asylum seekers predicted by politicians and commentators. No more than 65 refugees or migrants sought asylum here last  week, alleviating concerns…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP demands curfew on young asylum seekers

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has called for a curfew at reception centres for asylum seekers after five young refugees, aged between 14 and 17, were charged with rape and other forms of…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

Uganda lesbian gets last-minute reprieve

A lesbian asylum seeker facing deportation to her native country of Uganda was given a last-minute reprieve by the immigration authorities, Monday, just as she was about to board a plane. The Danish…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

Denmark in UN move to dispose of Libyan chemical weapons

Denmark is to help Libya dispose of its last remaining chemical weapons stocks by shipping them out of the country. The government will put forward a bill this month concerning Danish participation in…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

Danish trade push at Olympic Games

As the only country in the world, Denmark will set up a trade pavilion in Brazil during the upcoming Olympic Games. Tourist organisation Visit Denmark, in conjunction with the Business and Growth Ministry,…

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Posted on 02. Aug, 2016 in: News

PMI up as orders increase

The Danish Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) reached a 10-month high in July. The index rose to 63,3 points in July from 60,6 in June, the purchase management and logistics lobby DILF (Dansk Indkøbs-…

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Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP renews call for Muslim ban

Another top Danish People’s Party politician has called for a stop on Muslim immigration. Just days after the party’s deputy leader, Søren Espersen, suggested Denmark should halt immigration from Muslim countries to stem the…

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Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP-Social Democrat alliance?

Despite disagreeing with the ruling Liberals on a number of issues the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) deputy leader believes an across-the-centre Social Democrat/DPP/Liberal coalition would be best for the country. In an interview…

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Posted on 01. Aug, 2016 in: News

Union call for ’emergency brake’ on east European workers

The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO) has called for an ‘emergency brake’ on the free movement of labour from EU countries, in line with the pre-Brexit conditions offered Great Britain, following new…

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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-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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