Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

Under-fire integration minister refuses to cooperate following leaks

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg will no longer share confidential information with any parliamentary committee following a string of damaging leaks concerning child brides, Somalia, deportations, and other sensitive issues. In May Ms Støjberg…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

DPP backs Støjberg, blocks inquiry

Opposition parties have called for a full-scale inquiry into Integration Minister’s Inger Støjberg’s illegal instruction to the immigration authorities in the child bride affair and her various explanations since. However they will get…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

Government delays Afghanistan decision

The government has postponed a decision to send more troops to Afghanistan. Although Defence Minister Claus Hjorth Frederiksen assured U.S Defence Secretary Jim ’Mad Dog’ Mattis in Copenhagen last month that the government is…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

Løkke hopes for EU investment despite opt-out

The proposed European Defence Fund could provide ‘significant opportunities’ for Danish companies despite Denmark’s opt-out on military affairs, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said last night after the first round of talks at…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

PM calls on Romania to solve prison dispute

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has urged Romania to come up with a solution to the ‘intolerable’ prison problem. At a meeting with Romania’s President  Klaus Werner Johannis on the sidelines of the…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

Rise in drinking, smoking

Danes are drinking and smoking more. 368 million litres of beer sales were sold in this country last year, a 4% increase on 2015, while cigarette sales rose by 14 million despite claims…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

New study lays out Brexit fears

Great Britain’s impending exit from the EU could have ‘catastrophic repercussions’ for Danish exports, a new Copenhagen University (CU) study to be published today warns. Lucrative exports of bacon and butter could drop…

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Posted on 23. Jun, 2017 in: News

Government’s bond proposal for social housing

The government has proposed paying for the construction and renovation of social housing beginning in 2018 through the issuance of government bonds rather than mortgages. “Financing renovation and construction of social housing through…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2017 in: News

Fogh: Trump was on the right track but took a wrong turn

Although ex-NATO secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen has supported Donald Trump’s bombing missions in Syria and Iraq he believes the president is ‘dangerously unclear’ with regards to NATO. Earlier this year the former…

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Posted on 22. Jun, 2017 in: News

Government takes hard line against money laundering

The government has put forward a far-reaching proposal to crack down on money laundering following the recent scandal involving the country’s two biggest banks, Danske and Nordea, who were investigated by authorities in…

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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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