Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Racist imam appeals sentence

A 58-year-old imam who referred to Jews as the offsprings of apes and pigs was given a suspended 14-day prison sentence by Odense District Court yesterday for making racist statements. During a fiery…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Tax Minister ’embarrassed’ by TV documentary revelations

Politicians on both sides of the aisle have called for a major reform of the Tax Authority (SKAT) after a TV documentary revealed that just one person was responsible for the processing and…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Labour costs outstrip EU average

Labour costs are rising faster in Denmark than most EU countries. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show the price for one hour of labour rose by 2.1% in Denmark in Q3, compared to…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2016 in: News

Consumer confidence down again

Consumer confidence dipped for a fourth straight month  in December, figures from Statistics Denmark showed Wednesday. The consumer confidence index dropped to -0.3 from 0.9 in November, to enter negative territory. Confidence has…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

DPP: Merkel to blame for Berlin attack

The Danish People’s Party’s deputy leader, Søren Espersen, faced a backlash yesterday for blaming Angela Merkel for the deadly terror attack on a Berlin Christmas market. Mr Espersen, who also chairs parliament’s Foreign…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

Løkke: I’m very angry

After laying flowers outside the German embassy in Copenhagen, Tuesday, Prime Minister Lars Løkke expressed his grief over the deaths in the previous night’s attack on a Christmas market in Berlin. He said it…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

Police guard Christmas markets

Danish police increased their presence at Christmas markets around Copenhagen following the deadly attack in Berlin. In addition to more officers patrolling the streets the police also heightened security precautions by placing concrete…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

Female Kurdish fighter in jail over Christmas

A 23-year-old Danish-Kurdish woman who was stripped of her passport last year for fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State (ISIS) was remanded in custody for four weeks by Copenhagen District Court…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

Australia threatens Denmark with ‘diplomatic repercussions’

Australia has threatened Denmark with ‘diplomatic repercussions’ if the Foreign Ministry publishes confidential information regarding its controversial refugee policy. Documents from the Danish Integration Ministry obtained under public disclosure laws show how the…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 in: News

Vestager targets Facebook

Facebook is the latest multi-national company in the sights of Danish EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. After previously targeting Apple, Google, Russian gas giant Gazprom, European banks, and Spanish football clubs, the ex-Social…

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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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