Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

Military Intelligence: Russian threat to Baltics – and Denmark

Denmark’s Military Intelligence (FE) has warned against the Russian threat to the Baltic region – and Denmark. In an interview with Berlingske today, head of the agency, Lars Findsen, says that in the wake…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

Private spending boosts growth

Exports have traditionally been the locomotive for economic growth in Denmark but in 2016 it was private spending that kept the wheels turning – and leading economists predict the ‘same again’ in 2017….

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

Long-term welfare clients

30.500 people have been claiming cash benefits for at least five years and nearly a thousand for more than twenty years, leading to calls for an overhaul of the social welfare system. Employment…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

Cash incentive for jobless

Long-term unemployed are to be offered a tax-free cash bonus if they find work. The government will put forward a motion in the New Year that will reward those who’ve been outside the…

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

WFP praises Denmark for $7.1m Iraq food programme

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has expressed its gratitude for Denmark’s $7.1 m contribution to provide emergency food assistance for thousands of Iraqi families affected by the continuing crisis in Mosul….

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Posted on 30. Dec, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Carlsberg’s wooden bottles / Vestas wins US orders / Facebook acquires Danish start-up Carlsberg: The global beer giant has worked with Danish packaging company EcoXpac to develop the ‘Green Fibre Bottle’, made from…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 in: News

‘Alternatives have changed the political culture’

One in five voters believe the small, progressive Alternative Party has changed the political culture in this country. Most political commentators predicted an early demise for the Alternatives when they ran on a…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 in: News

Errant taxpayers owe €8 billion

More than 75,000 Danish taxpayers stashed earnings away in foreign tax shelters last year despite the authorities’ determination to crack down on evasion. Data obtained by the Jydske Vestkysten newspaper under public information…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 in: News

Løkke demands full transparency from cabinet ministers

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has demanded full financial disclosure from his new cabinet ministers. Many politicians on the right have for years boycotted parliamentary rules that require them to publicly disclose their…

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Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 in: News

Government moves to repatriate Somali refugees

The government is examining the possibility of forcibly repatriating more than 100 Somali ‘quota’ refugees who’ve been re-settled here in accordance with the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Despite opposition from Volker Türk, UNHCR’s…

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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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