Posted on 29. Dec, 2016 in: News

Heightened police presence on New Year’s Eve

Copenhagen Police are stepping up security ahead of News Year’s Eve celebrations. Deputy Police Inspector Henrik Møller Jakobsen said there would be a ‘major’ police presence at Town Hall Square (Rådhuspladsen) to prevent…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 in: News

Voters prefer Frederiksen

A new Gallup provides Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen with a pre-New Year hangover. In a ‘head to head’ run-off with opposition leader Mette Frederiksen the PM loses out on all key issues…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 in: News

Anti-extremism legislation a ‘threat to civil liberties’

A ban on hate preachers is a threat to freedom of speech, according to the civil liberties think-tank Justitia. In response to the public outcry provoked by the TV2 documentary series ‘Mosques Behind the…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 in: News

Christmas consumer boom

Christmas consumer spending broke all previous records. Card payment services company, NETS, which issues the ‘national’ debit card, Dankort, recorded sales in excess of DKK30bn (€4bn) in December ahead of Christmas Eve, including…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 in: News

Danish women have high cancer rate

Yet another health report shows Danish women have the highest rate of cancer in Scandinavia, due to heavy smoking and drinking. The new report by the National Institute of Public Health (SDU), based…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2016 in: News

3 out of 4 local bank branches have closed down

75% of local bank branches have closed down over the past 35 years. A survey by Jyllands-Posten shows there are fewer than 1,000 local bank branches in Denmark today, compared to 3,656 in…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2016 in: News

Ex-foreign minister: We share the blame for heightened terror threat

By failing to support the pro-democracy rebels in Syria with arms Denmark has helped to increase the terrorism threat against the West, ex-foreign minister Holger K. Nielsen claimed in an in-depth interview with…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2016 in: News

Integration Minister: Failed asylum seekers need to be detained

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has called for failed asylum seekers to be placed in detention while they are awaiting repatriation to their native country. In response to the Berlin Christmas tragedy the Minister…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2016 in: News

No more emergency aid to Aleppo

Denmark shouldn’t send more emergency aid to Aleppo, according to a majority of the electorate. In a new Megafon poll for TV2, only one-in-three voters believe parliament should appropriate more funding, while nearly…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2016 in: News

PET warns of chemical attack risk

Danish Intelligence (PET) has warned of the risk of the Islamic State (ISIS) employing drones and chemical weapons against the West. After the Pentagon confirmed earlier this year that ISIS forces fired crude…

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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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