Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

Cuban criticism for foreign minister

Cuba’s Ambassador to Denmark has denounced Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen’s ‘inappropriate’ comments about Fidel Castro. In response to the news about the ex-leader’s death, Friday, Mr Jensen said he ‘hoped it would start…

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Posted on 28. Nov, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Energy companies look to Iran /  Mortgage rates sink again / Top restaurant fined for poor hygiene Iran: Danish energy companies are eager to participate in Iranian development projects, Denmark’s ambassador to Iran, Danny Annan,…

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Posted on 27. Nov, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 21st – November 27th 2016

Politics/Economy The ‘government coalition in waiting’ was made official, Sunday, when the Liberal, Conservative, and Liberal Alliance leaders presented their joint political platform. Although LA leader Anders Samuelsen has backed down from his…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

Jail for gossip magazine editor

The former editor of gossip magazine ‘See & Hear’ and three other journalists were yesterday found guilty of paying for credit card information that enabled them to snoop on politicians, celebrities and royal…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

New government allies fail to agree on tax cuts

The ‘government in waiting’ – the Liberal, Conservative, Liberal Alliance coalition – has hit a snag over its tax cuts ambitions. Although LA leader Anders Samuelsen has backed down from his ultimatum of…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

DPP refuses to back down in tax dispute

Danish People’s Party leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl has rejected a potential compromise suggested by the Liberal Alliance to solve the ongoing tax dispute. The Liberal Alliance have backed down from their all-or-nothing ultimatum…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

Voters desert DPP

Although Danish People’s Party leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl has said he’s looking forward to his ‘powerbroker’ role between the new government and the opposition, his party continues to shed voters at an alarming…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

Development aid cut in 2017

Danish development aid will be reduced again next year as more expenditure is targetted towards refugees and asylum seekers in this country. In the 2017 budget agreed last week, the government set aside…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

Danes and EU: Our voice counts

Despite widespread scepticism throughout Europe about the ‘EU project’, Danish voters still feel a strong connection with Brussels. The latest Eurobarometer survey measuring public opinion in every member state shows 70% of the…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2016 in: News

Greenland demands action on ‘Operation Iceworm’

Greenland continues to threaten to bring Denmark before the UN over its inaction towards the potential radiation threat from a disbanded American military base. In response to a recent study that claimed melting Arctic ice could…

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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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