Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister welcomes Trump’s Davos visit

Donald Trump’s decision to address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Friday, is a ‘positive sign’, according to Finance Minister Kristian Jensen who said it reflects the U.S. President’s ‘growing international awareness’. Traditionally,…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Løkke: There were no favours for fish

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has again dismissed ‘favours for fish’ allegations after it was revealed last week he spent his summer holiday in 2016 at a summer cottage in Skagen, funded by…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Catalonia leader expresses hope for a ‘southern Denmark’

Ex- Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont told a crowded auditorium at the University of Copenhagen last night that ‘if Catalans can’t change their laws and leaders, that means there is no democracy in Catalonia’,…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Russian sanctions block Denmark’s Europe agenda

Economic sanctions against Russia are overshadowing Denmark’s chairmanship the Council of Europe and the government’s five main priorities. After Russia’s annexation of Crimea three years ago the Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly reacted by withdrawing Russian members’…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

LA voters take right turn

Thousands of disgruntled Liberal Alliance voters have moved rightwards to the anti-immigrant New Conservatives. A new survey by election expert Kasper Møller Hansen from Copenhagen University shows the New Conservatives have gained around…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Suspected terrorists awarded compensation

Two men arrested at Copenhagen Airport two years ago on suspicion of terrorism have been awarded DKK 114,200 and DKK 97,800 respectively in compensation for unlawful arrest. The two foreign nationals, aged 23…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Rise in illegal immigrants

New police figures show an increasing number of illegal immigrants in Denmark. 1,618 people were charged with unlawful residency in 2016, a 300% rise on the previous year, but it’s still only the…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2018 in: News

Happy Danes like their jobs

Danes go to work with a smile on their faces because job satisfaction in this country ranks among the highest in the world, according to a new survey across 42 countries from consulting…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2018 in: News

Ex-Catalan president could face arrest in Denmark

The Spanish authorities have demanded former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont be arrested if, and when, he arrives in Denmark today to take part in a debate at Copenhagen University, Catalonia and Europe at…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2018 in: News

Majority backs Trump on Palestinian refugees

A parliamentary majority has called for the closure of the UN’s UNRWA agency that provides aid for 5 million impoverished Palestinian refugees throughout the Middle East. The Trump administration has announced massive cuts…

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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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