Posted on 26. Aug, 2016 in: News

Retails sales down despite consumer confidence

Denmark’s retail sales declined for the first time in four months in July, dissapointing economists who had predicted a rise after a recent survey showed consumer confidence is at its highest level in four…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

Government cuts aid to ‘fragile’ states

The government is aiming to pull the plug on democracy and development initiatives in fragile, war-torn states in the Middle East and North Africa. The initial draft of Denmark’s new development aid strategy…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

Six years in prison for distributing terror propaganda

Anyone found guilty of distributing online propaganda from the Islamic State (ISIL) or other terror organisations should be hit with an automatic six-year jail sentence – the latest proposal from Justice Minister Søren…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP MEP quits Brussels job

Morten Messerschmidt has stepped down as chair of the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) parliamentary group in Brussels after being accused of identity theft. The popular MEP was ordered to pay back DKK2.9m (€400,000)…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

EU to help Denmark find missing tax-scam billions

Countries throughout Europe have joined together to help Denmark find the missing billions in the share dividend tax refund scam. Following the release of a new report, Tuesday, in which the Danish tax…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

Tax Minister called to account for tax scandals

In the wake of a series of tax scandals the national auditors – ‘parliament’s watchdog’ – are considering the unusual move of summoning Tax Minister Karsten Laurtizen to a specially convened ‘closed door’…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

Cancer bill aims for smoke free generation

The government published its long-awaited anti-cancer package, Wednesday, with the aim of creating the ‘first smoke-free generation’ by 2030 – however, it was immediately dubbed ‘cancer lite’ by health officials who dismissed the…

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Posted on 25. Aug, 2016 in: News

Government launches new website

The government has launched a new website – regeringen.dk – as part of a new ‘communication strategy’ with the aim of ‘bringing Danes together’. Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen welcomes visitors to the…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP spokeswoman: EU is a bigger threat than Putin

The Danish People’s Party’s defence spokeswoman, Marie Krarup, has been hit with a storm of criticism for claiming that the ‘EU is a bigger threat to Denmark than President Putin.’ Politicians on both…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Danish delegation to visit controversial Australian detention centre

A delegation of Danish MPs’ will set off for a fact-finding trip this weekend to the much-criticised Australian detention centre on the Pacific island of Nauru. Recently published documents revealed widespread abuse 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-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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