Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Denmark a haven for pro-forma marriages

A lack of legislation makes Denmark an attractive destination for frauds offering pro-forma marriages that provide a ‘back door’ to residency in the EU, according to Minister for Social Affairs Mai Mercado in…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Denmark gives DKK99m to Sahel region

Denmark has contributed DKK99m (€15m) to fight terrorism, organised crime, and irregular migration in the Sahel region of West Africa. Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen announced the grant in conjunction with a conference in…

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Posted on 26. Feb, 2018 in: News

Samuelsen: Russia needs to live up to its responsibility

Minister for Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen has urged Russia to ‘live up to its responsibility’ in Ghouta, Syria, where the situation has worsened drastically and the Syrian military is conducting a massive bombardment…

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Posted on 25. Feb, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, February 18th – February 25th 2018

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen was criticised for circumventing normal diplomatic channels and interfering in internal U.S. affairs after he tweeted a message urging US President Trump to listen to young Americans’…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

Finance Minister: Strong economy will reduce immigrant burden

Non-western immigrants cost the state DKK36bn ($6bn) in 2015 but Finance Minister Kristian Jensen is confident the figure will decrease as the economy improves. Two studies published by the Finance Ministry yesterday show…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

MPs on death list

A mysterious death list circulating on social media has sent shock waves through the Danish parliament. The author urges readers to attack or kill a number of named famous people, including top politicians….

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

PM criticised for Trump tweet

The prime minister’s tweeted message urging President Trump to listen to young Americans’ demand for gun control has been denounced as a ‘media stunt’ and ‘untimely’ by leading political analyst, former Conservative leader…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

Løkke: Gun plea was from a father, not a prime minister

Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s controversial Twitter message to President Trump urging him to listen to young Americans’ demand for gun control was a heartfelt plea from a father, not a prime minister, he said…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

Slight rise in corruption

Denmark has become slightly more corrupt over the past year – at least according to the annual Transparency International rankings. The Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by perceived levels of…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2018 in: News

Foreign students owe €20m

The government will hire private debt collection agencies in a new move to force foreign students who’ve left the country to pay back their loans. EU students owe the Danish state DKK155m (€20m)…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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