Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Integration Minister to Muslims: This is Denmark – Get on with it

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has refused to get involved in the debate about Muslims and swimming. While Aarhus City Council is expected to ban segregated swimming at public pools later this week, a…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Danish residents hit by Trump ban

Around 57,000 residents of this country could be affected by Donald Trump’s decision to ban immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations. Statistics Denmark figures show 57,424 people living in Denmark have citizenship in one of the countries on…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

New Conservatives, DPP praise Trump’s immigration ban

While most of the world reacted strongly to Donald Trump’s immigration ban, Denmark’s right-wing parties praised the US president. The Danish People’s Party (DPP) stressed yesterday it’s up to each individual country to…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Ex-PM’s son in line for Trump job

Former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen’s son, Henrik, has been offered a top-level job in the Trump administration and, according to Politiken, is close to accepting. The paper quotes a ‘highly-placed’ source in…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Queen linked to Tibet affair

A former top advisor to Queen Margrethe is be grilled by the Tibet Commission about the Royal House’s role in the police’s clampdown on demonstrators during a 2012 state visit by China’s president…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Denmark launches anti-corruption programme in Ukraine

As head of the EU’s anti-corruption program in Ukraine Denmark will commence operations from an office in Kiev tomorrow (Feb 1st). The €16 million, anti-corruption scheme is based on ‘four pillars’ according to…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Novo ignores Brexit, invests DKK1bn in UK

Novo Nordisk, the world’s top maker of diabetes drugs, has announced a DKK1bn investment ($145m) in a new research centre in Britain despite concerns about Brexit. The company said on Monday it would…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Novo sued in U.S.

Novo Nordisk is one of three global makers of diabetes treatments being sued in the USA for operating a cartel. Just as the company was announcing a DKK1bn investment in the UK, Monday,…

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Posted on 31. Jan, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

McDonalds sells off Danish business / Telia denies TDC rumours /  NationalBank sells government bonds McDonalds: McDonald’s has sold off all its Nordic operations to British equity firm Terra Firma, who will become the…

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Posted on 30. Jan, 2017 in: News

Government’s 2017 strategy: Crackdown on gangs, help for homeowners

The government laid out its political goals for 2017, Saturday, including a new anti-gang strategy and a helping hand to homeowners, but at the same time Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen acknowledged that…

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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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