Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Løkke questions Macron’s EU dream – again

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has again distanced himself from France’s President Macron’s wide-ranging vision for European Union reform. At a working dinner for EU leaders in the Estonian capital of Tallin last…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Government targets undocumented workers

The government has warned of a crackdown on illegal foreign workers. At a parliamentary hearing, Thursday, Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg said the government will put forward a new bill in the upcoming legislative…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Danish beggars hit by new legislation

Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen said yesterday he’s sad to see Danes falling foul of the government’s new anti-begging law that was rushed through parliament in June as a snap reaction to the…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Muslim school forced to close down

The Muslim Nord-Vest free school in Copenhagen is closing down after losing its state subsidy. The school was granted DKK11.6m ($1.9m) in 2016, around 80% of its total revenue, but was placed under…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Economists concerned about labour shortage

Economists have expressed concern about the lack of manpower in the construction sector. According to the National Bank the share of construction firms reporting a labour shortage has almost reached the level in…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Troops on the streets today

Troops will assume guard duties on the streets of Copenhagen today (Friday). Although Denmark has a long tradition of keeping the military and police separate, the government has given the green light to…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Wind energy vs. solar power – Government levels playing field

Denmark has traditionally invested far more in wind power projects than solar energy but in future both sources will be forced to compete on a more equal footing. The country has used its…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2017 in: News

Danske Bank fights for Mobile Pay

Danske Bank has urged its Nordics counterparts to join together and resist international digital payments services such as Apple Pay and Samsung Pay. Mark Wraa-Hansen, CEO of Danske bank-owned Mobile Pay, which has…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2017 in: News

Immigration Ministry hacked – Mohammed returns?

The Ministry of Immigration and Integration’s website is down after being targeted by a hacker attack early this morning. Tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet, citing Turkish sources, claims the attack is in retaliation for…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2017 in: News

Border controls to be extended

Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg has welcomed the EU Commission’s proposal, Wednesday, to allow countries within the Schengen zone to extend temporary border controls for up to three years during a crisis. The proposal…

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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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