Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in: News

City Hall councillor: Anti-gay priests should be fired

Priests who refuse to perform wedding ceremonies for gay couples should be kicked out of church, Copenhagen City Hall politician Tommy Petersen said yesterday in response to a new survey showing 20% of…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in: News

Ruling Liberals aim to cut DR’s funding

Ahead of upcoming cross party negotiations for a new media bill the ruling Liberals have proposed cutting DKK400m in licence money from state-run broadcaster DR and handing the money to private production companies…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in: News

Housing prices will continue to rise in 2018

Housing prices will continue to rise in 2018 but at a slower rate than this year, according to mortgage lender Realkredit Denmark. Senior economist Christian Hilligsøe Heinig predicted prices will increase by 3-4%,…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in: News

Negative interest costs households billions

A new report suggests Danish households are missing out on hundreds of billions of kroner because they keep their savings in bank accounts where they collect little or no interest thanks to negative…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2017 in: News

6 mega-rich Danes on Bloomberg Billionaires Index

Six Danish multi-billionaires are listed on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. At number 102: Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, third generation of the LEGO family and the principal shareholder of…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2017 in: News

Social Democrats on course for victory – government alliance punished for chaotic budget negotiations

The Social Democrats are heading for their best election result since 2001. A new Epinion poll for DR News shows the biggest opposition party would win 31.1% of the vote if an election…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2017 in: News

Christmas sales hit all-time high

Christmas sales hit a record high, a sign according to economists that consumers have shed their ‘crisis mentality’ as Dankort turnover increased by DKK1.7bn in the 23 days up to Christmas Eve. Consumer…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2017 in: News

New Jersey rejects Danske Bank’s Israel policy

  New Jersey, the USA’s 8th– largest state in terms of GDP, has divested all its investments in Denmark’s biggest bank, Danske, due to its boycott of Israeli companies. Danske Bank, along with…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2017 in: News

Syrian suspected of planning terror attack

A 30-year-old Syrian was remanded in custody the day before Christmas on suspicion of attempting to take part in a terrorist attack in Copenhagen last year. Police said the attack was thwarted when…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2017 in: News

LA leader’s credibility rating hits rock bottom after budget fiasco

Liberal Alliance leader Anders Samuelsen’s credibility has hit an all-time low following his embarrassing budget climb-down. A new Megafon poll for Politiken shows only 7% of the electorate see Mr Samuelsen as a…

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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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