Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in: News

Defence Minister downplays Russian threat

Dire warnings of a change in the balance of power in the Baltic Sea are exaggerated, Defence Minister Peter Christiansen said last night after uproar in Sweden over the two Russian warships that sailed…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in: News

Child support cutbacks aimed at immigrant families

The government has acknowledged that its cutbacks in child benefits are aimed directly at large immigrant families. During a parliamentary consultation, Wednesday, Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen said the government is aware its proposed…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in: News

100,000 credit cards at risk

Credit card payment services company, NETS, has advised Danish banks to block up to 100,000 credit cards on suspicion thye could have been hacked. Nets, which services 33 million payment cards and works together…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in: News

Alternative Party leader banned from Facebook

Alternative Party leader Uffe Elbæk has been banned from Facebook after posting two nude images. Mr Elbæk, who was forced to resign as minister for culture in 2012 following allegations of nepotism, abuse of power, and…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in: News

Denmark: Number 1 for business in Europe

For the sixth year in a row Denmark has been ranked the best place in Europe to do business. And on a global scale, only New Zealand and Singapore are ahead of Denmark…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2016 in: News

EU approves border control extension – DPP wants more

The EU has granted Denmark permission to extend border control for a further three months but it’s not enough for the Danish People’s Party (DPP). After the EU Commission announced its decision, Wednesday,…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2016 in: News

Russian nuclear ships pass Denmark

Two Russian warships carrying long-distance missiles sailed through the Great Belt strait between Zeeland and Funen, Tuesday evening, according to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet. A defence expert said they were probably heading for Kalingrad,…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2016 in: News

European Parliament President: No witch-hunt against DPP

President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz has dismissed accusations of a ‘witch-hunt’ against the Danish People’s Party, as claimed by former party leader Pia Kjærsgaard. In an exclusive interview with Politiken he said…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2016 in: News

DPP leader: Fraud allegations ‘damaging’

Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl acknowledged yesterday he’s been damaged by the EU fraud scandal but said he’s determined to re-win voters’ confidence and get his party on the right…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2016 in: News

Denmark falls behind in gender equality

Denmark is lagging behind in the international battle for gender equality. The latest Global Gender Gap Report from the World Economic Forum shows that while Scandinavian countries remain the most gender-equal countries, with Iceland,…

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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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