Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Prime Minister: No Schengen referendum

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has rejected the Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) suggestion that a new referendum on Europol be combined with a vote on the Schengen open borders agreement. Since last December’s…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister on Europol: We fight on

Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen hasn’t given up hope that Denmark can still negotiate a parallel agreement on Europol. After European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermanns told the government it won’t get the cross-border…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Government combats parallel society

The government has earmarked DKK 250m to combat immigrant-dominated ‘parallel societies’ that reject Danish values. According to Integration Minister Inger Støjberg, the main concern is women and children who are violently abused but…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Tax Authority pays out millions for leaked data

The Tax Authority (SKAT) has admitted to paying an anonymous source almost DKK6m ($900,000)  for leaked data from the Panama Papers that will  help identify hundreds of suspected Danish tax cheats. The government justified…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Taxman looks to simplify returns

The Danish Tax Authority (SKAT) has set up a new commission to look into simplifying the complex web of allowances and deductions that individuals and corporations wade through when filing their taxes. The…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Tax Minister: New Conservatives are living in a dream world

Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen has dismissed the New Conservatives’ tax policy as ‘pure fantasy’. The new, right-wing party has suggested a 40% cap on income tax, no inheritance or corporate tax, and abolishing…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Jobless rate remains stable

The jobless rate held steady in August, after rising slightly in the previous month. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate came in at 4.3 percent in August, the same rate as in July, preliminary…

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Posted on 30. Sep, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Novo to cut 1,000 jobs / FLSmidth lays off 130 / Crown Prince Couple promote business in Boston Novo: Novo Nordisk, one of the world’s leading makers of diabetes medicines, has announced plans…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2016 in: News

DPP holds key to Europol

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) remains confident that Denmark can strike a deal to remain within Europol, even though European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermanns has ruled out the possibility. When a majority…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2016 in: News

DPP turns up the pressure on Løkke

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) is willing to support a new EU referendum on Europol, but with ‘modifications’. The Prime Minister has indicated he will only trigger a new referendum if the DPP…

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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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