Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Trump on Løkke: ‘A wonderful guy’

People have been too quick to promote a ‘simplistic’ image of Donald Trump, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen told reporters after an hour-long meeting with the President at the White House, Thursday. The…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

First cake, now pizza – Denmark ridiculed abroad

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg’s anti-immigration tactics have again caused a stir with international media. Just two weeks after her controversial ‘cake celebration’ for the government’s 50th immigration restriction was reported, and ridiculed, by leading foreign news outlets, her plea…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Voters say no to Russian pipeline

A majority of the electorate believes the government should reject Russia’s request to extend the Nord Stream gas pipeline through Danish territorial waters. The new pipeline, from Russia to Germany, would pass through…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Russia stands firm on Arctic claim

Russia has no plans to change or amend its bid to win the rights to a vast area of the Arctic Ocean, including the North Pole, despite counter claims from Denmark and other…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Government to ease holiday home ruling

The government is preparing to relax its strict ban on foreigners buying holiday homes in a bid to boost demand in rural areas, Finance Minister Kristian Jensen said Thursday. Fearing an influx of…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Carlsberg promotes its ‘significant contribution’ to growth

Although Carlsberg ‘only’ employed around 41,000 people last year, primarily in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Asia, the Danish brewing giant generated approximately 447,000 jobs in ancillary industries and DKK 105bn in economic…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Debit card transactions down / Minister demands more transparency from pension funds /  2 big deals for Vestas Dankort: Retail purchases with the Danish national debit card, Dankort, normally an accurate indicator of…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2017 in: News

Løkke on White House sales mission

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has armed himself with facts and figures to promote key Danish issues at today’s White House meeting with President Trump. At a press conference prior to a dinner…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2017 in: News

Foreign Minister warns Russia against Arctic confrontation

On the first day of the ‘Arctic – Territory of Dialogue’ forum in Arkhangelsk, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen warned against militarisation of the ‘far north’ and urged Russia to ‘avoid any move that could…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2017 in: News

PM: Farewell to Great Britain is ‘sad’

Great Britain’s exit from the EU is a ‘sad situation’, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said yesterday after his British counterpart, Therese May, officially activated Article 50 that will formally lead to Denmark’s close…

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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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