Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Foreign Minister warns of lengthy Iraq mission for Danish troops

Danish troops could remain in Iraq for a long time despite the Islamic State’s (ISIS) retreat, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen warned yesterday during a visit to the war-torn country. Denmark was part of…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Finance Minister confident of tax deal with DPP

Finance Minister Kristian Jensen is confident the government can seal a tax deal with the Danish People’s Party (DPP) despite the ongoing dispute about cuts for high earners. After another round of negotiations…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Social Liberal chairman quits over candidate’s ‘lies, intrigues’

The Social Liberals’ chairman in Copenhagen, Bo Nissen Knudsen, has quit because of the wedding reception controversy that continues to dog the party’s top candidate in next month’s municipal election, Labour & Integration…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

China’s ambassador: ‘Unique opportunities’ for China-DK relations

China’s ambassador to Denmark believes there are ‘unique opportunities’ to promote the relationship between the two countries right now. In an op-ed article in Jyllands-Posten today, HE Deng Ying says it’s an ‘honour’…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Dane on global executive list / Apple Pay launched in Denmark /  Government ‘helps’ businesses with tax advice One of Denmark’s top business leaders figures prominently on Harvard Business Review’s 2017 list of…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 in: News

Integration Minister tried to stop funding for Muslim women’s project

Legal experts believe Integration Minister Inger Støjberg could have broken the law by trying to block a DKK680,000 grant to Exit Circle, a project that helps Muslim women to escape from religious and…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 in: News

9 EU countries spend more on welfare than Denmark

Denmark is only 10th in a new pan-EU comparison of welfare expenditure. Despite the oft-repeated claims that Denmark has the world’s highest social benefits, biggest public sector, or most expensive health system, a…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 in: News

DPP demands ban on halal meat

A Danish People’s Party politician running in next month’s local government elections has called for a ban on halal meat in his local constituency of Horsens, east Jutland. Claus Kvist Hansen, who’s also…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 in: News

Turkey ticks off Løkke

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has come under fire in Turkey for disparaging President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his country’s EU bid. After the Danish PM said in Brussels last week that Turkey…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2017 in: News

Denmark demands compensation from Israel for destroyed solar panels

Denmark is one of eight EU countries demanding that Israel reimburse them for the demolition and confiscation of solar panels and other school facilities donated to a Bedouin village in the West Bank….

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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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