Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Liberals: No welfare for ‘burqa women’

Muslim women who wear full-face Islamic veils should be denied social benefits, the Liberals Jan E. Jørgensen said yesterday pouring more fuel on the ‘ban the burqa’ debate. The party is still divided…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Prime Minister decries ‘vile terrorists’

The perpetrators of yesterday’s Barcelona attack were ’vile terrorists with a primitive view of the world’, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said after a van plowed into a crowd of people in the…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Culture Minister protects boss who gave her 2 million kroner

Culture Minister Mette Bock’s job is on the line after it was revealed she received a DKK2.1m ($300,000) ‘golden handshake’ from DR’s chairman of the board Michael Christiansen when she left the state-run…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

200,000 foreign workers but more needed

200,000 foreign nationals are working in Denmark today, the highest figure ever. New figures from The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) show that since 2013, Danish companies have employed 34% more foreigners from countries…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Finance Minister: Tax cuts needed to save welfare

Despite political, and widespread public, opposition to tax cuts they are the best way to protect the welfare state, Finance Minister Kristian Jensen said yesterday following the government’s back down from its plan…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Ministers discuss migration, trade in Nigeria

Integration Minister Inger Støjberg and Development Aid Minister Ulla Tørnæs are in Nigeria to address migration problems and trade relations. Ms Støjberg discussed a possible repatriation agreement with government officials and how the…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Divers search for body in submarine murder case

Copenhagen police have intensified their search for a body in the ‘sunken submarine’ incident that has gripped the nation. Missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, 30, was last seen on Thursday evening on board…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

More egg problems

The food safety authorities have discovered more infected eggs. The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration said in a statement, Thursday, that two companies have bought 6.8 tons eggs and 108 kilograms (238 pounds)…

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Posted on 18. Aug, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Vestas fails to match earnings expectations / Maersk ship involved in Amazon deaths Wind energy giant Vestas failed to live up to analysts’ expectation during the first six months of the year as…

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Posted on 17. Aug, 2017 in: News

Liberals: Burqa ban will happen

It’s only a question of time before Denmark bans Muslim women from wearing full-face Islamic veils, the Liberals’ integration spokesman Marcus Knuth said yesterday in response to the Conservatives’ call for the three…

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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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