Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

Israel’s ambassador denounces distasteful caricature

Israel’s new ambassador to Denmark has lashed out at Politiken for publishing an ‘anti-Semitic caricature.’ According to Benny Dagan, who officially takes over at the Israeli Embassy today, a caricature published recently by…

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Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

President Putin: The Arctic is ours

Russia’s President Putin has reaffirmed his country’s Arctic claim. Denmark has laid claim to the area surrounding the North Pole as it’s connected to the continental shelf of Greenland, a Danish autonomous territory,…

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Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

Tax break will benefit high earners most

The government’s ambition to increase the tax allowance for those who work will benefit high earners most, new calculations show. In an official response to parliament, Thursday, Tax Minister Karsten Lauritzen acknowledged that…

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Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

New immigration policy will test human rights

The government is determined to test the limitations of human rights conventions with its latest move to tighten immigration restrictions. The Institute for Human Rights and various working parties have stated they believe…

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Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

DPP ups immigration demands

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has laid out new immigration demands in return for its support of tax reform. DPP leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl has upped the stakes by linking refugee expenditure directly…

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Posted on 15. Dec, 2017 in: News

PM still optimistic about pre-Christmas tax deal

The government remains confident it can reach agreement with the Danish People’s Party (DPP) on tax reform and new immigration restrictions before Christmas, even though the DPP continues to up its demands. Prime…

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Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 in: News

Social Democrats could rescue Løkke

The Social Democrats could spring a ‘Christmas surprise’ and defuse a potential crisis for the government by voting for the 2018 budget. The Liberal Alliance has threatened to vote against the budget bill…

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Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 in: News

Fast-track training courses for refugees could be dropped

Integration Training Courses (IGUs in Danish), a cornerstone of the government’s policy to get refugees into the labour market as quickly as possible, are functioning well throughout the country, according to a new…

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Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 in: News

Italian company to appeal Danish ruling at EU

Italian construction company Solesi will fight a Danish Labour Court ruling at the EU. CEO Paolo Augliera said he was ‘shocked’ by a DKK14m (€1.88m) award to the 3F trade union for underpaying…

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Posted on 14. Dec, 2017 in: News

SKAT fails on imports

The customs authorities have come under fire for failing to check imported goods. SKAT, the Danish Customs and Tax Administration, controlled no more than 0.2% of all goods imports last year, the lowest in the…

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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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