Posted on 30. Apr, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, April 24th – 30th 2017    

Politics/Economy Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader  Kristian Thulesen Dahl accused Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen of ‘unnecessary involvement’ in France’s election campaign after he publicly praised 39-year-old Emmanuel Macron for his strong showing…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Løkke: Brits should foot the bill for Brexit

You can’t enjoy a meal at a fancy restaurant and then leave before paying the bill – at least according to Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen who, in line with EU leadership, believes…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Denmark one small step away from Europol deal

Just two days before the May 1st deadline, the long-negotiated  Europol compromise that will replace Denmark’s full membership of the cross-border police agency is virtually a ‘done deal’. A majority of the EU…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

New immigration proposal could be discriminatory

The government has been warned that its move to smooth the way for highly-paid Danes living abroad to return home with their foreign-born spouse could be discriminatory. The new bill, to be presented…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Refugees decline work

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg has vowed to come down hard on refugees who decline state-funded work experience jobs. In response to a TV documentary shown last night, ‘Is this how you become Danish?’,…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Denmark 4th globally in press freedom

Denmark is again in the top-5 on a list by Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a Paris-based press advocacy group that ranks 180 countries according to level of press freedom. Denmark comes in at…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Danish activist on hunger strike in Bahrain

Danish-Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who’s serving a life sentence in Bahrain for inciting an insurgency against the Sunni Muslim regime in the tiny Gulf state, has been on hunger strike for two weeks…

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Posted on 28. Apr, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

DONG disappoints in Q1 / Norwegian Air hit by fuel costs / Dankort goes mobile Partially state-owned DONG Energy posted first quarter profit below analyst expectations on Thursday. Athough the company, the biggest…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2017 in: News

Denmark wants to deport hundreds – Somalia will only accept 12

Although the Danish immigration authorities are currently in the process of re-evaluating the residency permits of around 800 Somalian immigrants, with a view to deporting the majority, Somalia won’t accept more than 12…

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Posted on 27. Apr, 2017 in: News

Løkke heads for Beijing

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen will visit China next week, the first official Danish trip since 2008. The PM will meet with both President Xi Jinping and Prime Miniser Li Keqiang. He said in…

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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-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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