Posted on 30. Nov, 2017 in: News

Parliament moves to block Russian pipeline

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen (LA) now has the authority to block Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline after a unanimous parliament passed a law, Thursday, that can stop the project passing through Danish…

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DPP plays refugee card in tax negotiations

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has demanded ’fundamental changes’ in Danish immigration policy as a ‘quid pro quo’ for supporting the government’s key issue of tax cuts. The DPP’s hardline stance on immigration…

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Minister:  African job growth will reduce the flow of migrants heading for Europe

Investment in African job-creation will prevent the continent’s youth from seeking employment in Europe, Minister for Development Ulla Tørnæs said yesterday in an address to the 5th African Union-European Union Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. She…

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Løkke believes in driverless cars

Driverless cars are the future, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said during a visit to Singapore, Thursday. At a business forum he predicted driverless cars – which are being extensively tested and used in…

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UN investigates Denmark for violating UN sanctions against North Korea

The UN has launched an official investigation into whether the Danish Warship Lauge Koch was built by North Korean forced labour, in violation of a UN weapons embargo. A TV documentary aired in…

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Economy slips back despite upswing

Despite constant reports of an upswing the Danish economy shrank at the fastest rate since 2011 in the year’s third quarter (Q3). The latest Statistics Denmark figures show Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell…

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Unemployment rate remains static

The jobless queue shortened slightly in October but not enough to have any impact on the overall unemployment rate, which remained unchanged at 4.3% of the labour force. 700 people gained work from…

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Gang leader facing deportation

Notorious gang leader Danny Abdalla was sentenced to indefinite custody with deportation to follow by Holstebro District Court, Thursday after being found guilty of 36 charges of crime, including the rape of his…

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Government funds new high-tech migrant initiative

The government has donated DKK 2.5 million to the Danish Refugee Council to develop a new innovative model, in collaboration with IBM, that will be able to track, and potentially also predict, refugee…

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Russian dissident arrest at airport could inflame diplomatic tensions

Russia is demanding the extradition of a dissident who was detained by police during a stopover at Copenhagen Airport last week. Politiken reports that 43-year-old Russian national Alexander Panesj, a lawyer for opposition…

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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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