Posted on 26. Dec, 2016 in: News

Women forcibly removed from Denmark for ‘honour related’ reasons

The Danish Foreign Ministry is currently trying to assist 20 women who’ve been forced to leave Denmark against their will for ‘honour related’ reasons – 13 are living in the Middle East and…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

Foreign fighters in Syria on social benefits

‘Foreign fighters’ who wage war on Denmark should be denied social benefits in this country, Employment Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said yesterday after it was revealed that 36 Danish residents were claiming welfare…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

New Poll: Slight gains for government

The ‘blue’ centre-right alliance has made gains since the new government was formed a month ago but the latest Epionon poll indicates the ’red’ opposition is still on course for victory. At 4.1%…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

Colleagues mock Foreign Minister’s ‘arrogance’

Former foreign ministers have ridiculed Anders Samuelsen’s ‘arrogant’ claim that he’s the most competent person to ever have become head of Denmark’s foreign policy. After just 24 days as Minister of Foreign Affairs,…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

Mobile phone users spied on every day

Danish Intelligence (PET) monitors around 1,000 mobile phones every day according to a new report by the Engineer technical magazine, based on transparency reports from two of Denmark’s biggest telecom companies, Telenor and…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

Supreme Court refutes discrimination charge

The Immigration Appeals Board wasn’t guilty of discrimination against a brain-damaged Dane when it denied his Ukrainian wife residency, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday. The 27-year-old man was severely injured in a traffic…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 in: News

GDP growth up in Q3

Economic growth improved slightly in the third quarter, largely led by better performance by the industrial sector. The latest  Statistics Denmark figures show Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 0.4 percent from the second…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Foreign Minister: Trump will adapt to the reality of power

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen hopes – and believes – that the USA will continue to play an active role in world affairs despite President-elect Donald Trump’s ‘America first’ policy. In an interview with…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Danish warship to join fight against Islamic State

Denmark has withdrawn its F-16 fighter jets from from bombing raids in Syria and Iraq but the government is preparing to send a warship to the India Ocean to help combat the Islamic…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Copenhagen gunman named as top Islamic State operative

The man suspected of attempting to assassinate 70-year old Lars Hedegaard, former head of the Free Press Society, has been named by the USA as one of the Islamic State’s (Isis) top terrorists….

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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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