Posted on 30. Jun, 2017 in: News

PM: EU needs to cut back

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has urged the EU make significant cutbacks to adjust for the lack of British funding after Brexit. The departure of the UK will leave a large hole in…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

DK won’t extradite to Romania until 2023

Justice Minister Søren Pape has acknowledged it will take a while for Romania to improve its prisons to the point where Denmark can resume extraditing prisoners to the country. The Supreme Court ruled…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Defence Minister: US NATO commitment is ‘rock-solid’

Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has no doubt that the USA will come to the aid of NATO allies that are attacked. At a NATO defence minisers’ meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Mr Frederiksen…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Danish employers: Immigration policies stunt growth

The Danish Employers Association (DEA) has blamed the lack of skilled labour on restrictive immigration policies by the government. According to a new DEA report the growing demand for skilled workers means more…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Danish farmers set for cannabis bonus

A new bill that would allow Danish farmers to grow medicinal cannabis for the state has cross-party support. A new proposal by Liberal Health Minister Ellen Trane Nørby for state-controlled production has been…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Copenhageners feel less safe

An increasing number of Copenhageners  feel unsafe in their own neighbourhood. A new survey of the 13 largest neighbourhoods in the capital shows a significant rise in the number of residents  concerned about…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Court denies voting rights for mentally challenged

The High Court has denied mentally handicapped citizens the right to vote in national elections. Individuals in Denmark who have a guardian take care of their financial affairs due to mental handicaps cannot…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Finance Minister won’t budge on government predictions

Finance Minister Kristian Jensen has again turned down requests from the Socialist People’s Party (SPP) to include ‘dynamic effects’ into government spending models, arguing that a parliamentary majority can’t change math. Last week…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Danish soldiers suspect torture at Iraq airbase

Danish soldiers stationed at Al-Asad Airbase in Iraq believe that prisoners are being tortured at the facility, left-wing daily Information reports. Roughly 200 Danish soldiers are posted at the airbase in Northwestern Iraq…

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Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in: News

Opposition parties decry inaction on torture reports

Opposition parties quickly decried the lack of an official response to reports that Iraqi forces are torturing detainees at a military base in Iraq where Danish troops are stationed. The Alternatives’ policy spokesman…

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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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