Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

MPs disregarded security checks for niqab women

Speaker of the House Pia Kjærsgaard has denounced four left-wing MPs who allowed two Muslim women wearing the face-covering niqab to enter parliament buildings in January without a security check. The ex-Danish People’s…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Public sector wage talks break down

Collective wage bargaining negotiations for public sector employees broke down last night, which could lead to industrial conflicts this spring. Disagreement about wages, teachers’ working hours, and the right to a paid lunch…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Property boom has made families wealthy

The property boom, coupled with negative interest rates, has created untold wealth in this country. Bloomberg News reports how rising property values have left the average family with net assets of 1.9 million…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Vestas is world’s no.1 in wind energy

Despite a tough 2017 Danish clean energy giant Vestas has maintained its position as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines on FTI Intelligence’s preliminary rankings for the world’s top five manufacturers. The…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

China could build DK-Sweden tunnel / Pakistan in renewable energy talks / 12 companies approved for medicinal cannabis A Chinese company is preparing to submit a tender to build the proposed ‘HH’ tunnel…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Immigration: PM sounds the alarm

Immigration is a threat to the social cohesion of Denmark, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has warned three days ahead of the government’s release of its far-reaching plan to halt the growth of…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Young ghetto criminals face double penalty

Residents of troubled social housing areas could be punished twice as hard if they commit a crime, a key element of the government’s move to crack down on the growth of the parallel…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

DPP reaches out to Social Democrats on immigration

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) is ready to form an ‘immigration alliance’ alongside the Social Democrats but without the government. Opposition Mette Frederiksen leader has characterised  non-western immigration as the biggest challenge facing…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Løkke: Denmark won’t give more money to EU after Brexit

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has dismissed European Commission plans to expand EU spending after Brexit and insisted the EU has to accept budget cuts just like all other EU members. After Friday’s…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Public utilities fund extortionate travel expenses

Employees of publicly owned utilities have spent taxpayers’ money on expensive restaurants, five-star hotels, and even visits to strip clubs while on business trips abroad. A Politiken check on 45 electricity, water, and…

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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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