Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

PM dismisses new EU referendum

Excluding the possibility of any future EU referendum would be ’damaging’ for the European  debate in this country, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said last night after three opposition parties called on all…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

Denmark gives $3m to Boko Haram victims

The government has donated DKK 20m ($3m) towards UNICEF’s efforts to help children and former child soldiers who have fled the terrorist movement Boko Haram in Nigeria, which has displaced at least 2.2…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

Wind energy supplied 100% of power need

On one single day last week Denmark generated sufficient wind energy to power all its electricity needs. According to new figures from Europe’s wind energy trade body, WindEurope, Denmark generated a total of…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

Retail sales recover slightly

Retail sales increased in January after falling in the previous two months, a positive sign for consumer spending. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show retail sales edged up 0.2 percent month-over-month in January,…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

Denmark celebrates the 180 years of diplomatic relations with Belgium

Denmark celebrates the 180th anniversary of diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Belgium next month. From the Foreign Ministry: Following Belgian independence in 1830, embassies opened around the world and in 1837, Baron…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2017 in: News

The Week That Was, February 20th – February 26th 2017 

Politics/Economy A new Megafon poll for TV2 indicated the opposition would regain power with a comfortable majority but the ruling Liberals and Danish People’s Party (DPP) continue to experience problems – the ultra-right…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

DPP plays down border dispute with Germany

The Danish People’s Party’s Søren Espersen has dismissed German claims that the party wants to reclaim Danish land in Germany as ‘nonsense’. Mr Espersen appeared to resuscitate Denmark’s 1838 claim to the Schleswig-Holstein…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

DPP’s appeal against defamation rap fails

The Danish People’s Party has been fined DKK10,000 and ordered to pay DKK150,000 in compensation for ‘violating the rights of 15 innocent people’. The High Court ruling, Thursday, upheld a lower court judgment…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

New poll: Opposition on course for victory, success for new right-wing party

The ultra-right New Conservatives (Nye Borgerlige) would sweep into parliament with win nine seats if an election was held right now. A new Megafon poll for TV2 indicates the opposition would regain power…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 in: News

Government puts forward ‘snooping’ bill

The government has proposed new legislation that would allow the police to ‘snoop’ on all asylum seekers mobile phones. As the law stands today the police may only seize an applicant’s phone if…

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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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