Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Strike averted, agreements reached

The threat of widespread industrial action was averted at the last minute, late Saturday, when negotiators reached agreement om a collective wage deal for around 180,000 state employees including high-school teachers, priests, police…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister: Russian aggression needs to stop

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen has again urged Russia to desist its aggressive behaviour. Ahead of Friday’s NATO Foreign Ministers Meeting in Brussels, Mr Samuelsen suggested the possibility of further sanctions following the nerve…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Russia’s ‘nuclear Titanic’ to sail past Denmark

A controversial floating nuclear power plant built by Russia will pass through Danish territorial waters this week. The DKK3bn ($480m) Akademik Lomonosov, dubbed a ‘nuclear Titanic’ by Greenpeace, will be towed through the…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Løkke looks to boost flagging electric car sales

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is considering new initiatives to boost Denmark’s ailing electric car market. Danish sales of electric vehicles have fallen dramatically, from nearly 5,000 in 2015 to around 700 in…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Ex-PM’s Twitter account hacked

Former Danish prime minister Anders Fogh Rasnmussen’s Twitter account was hacked by a Turkish group, Saturday. The ex-NATO Secretary General’s personal information was changed to include ‘Ayyıldız Tim’ an infamous Turkish hacker group,…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Cambodian ‘enemy of the government’ returned to Denmark

The leader of a Cambodian anti-government group is back in Denmark where he has held political asylum for seven years. Sam Serey, founder of the dissident group KNLF, was arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday…

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Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Reprimand for Danske Bank / Ørsted inks deals in Germany, Taiwan Denmark’s biggest bank, Danske, was given a rap on the knuckles by the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Thursday, for failing to comply…

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Posted on 29. Apr, 2018 in: News

The Week That Was, April 23rd – April 29th 2018

Politics/Economy: Greenland’s ruling Siumut party won Tuesday’s general election but with a reduced share of the vote – 27 percent, down from 34 percent four years ago. Left-leaning Inuit Ataqatigiit took 25.5 percent…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Submarine Slayer gets life

The ‘Submarine Slayer’, 47-year-old inventor Peter Madsen, was sentenced to life imprisonment, Wednesday, after being found guilty of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall before dismembering her body. Copenhagen City Court Judge…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Copenhagen Police facing multi-million demand from Tibet demonstators

After backing down and agreeing to pay financial compensation to eight demonstrators in the ‘Tibetgate’ affair, Copenhagen Police could be facing demands from hundreds more who feel their civil liberties were infringed during a state visit…

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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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