Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Løkke: Albania and Macedonia not ‘EU -ready’

It’s too early for the EU to start accession negotiations with Albania and Macedonia, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said last night after an EU summit with six Balkan countries in Sofia, Bulgaria…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Social Democrat whip lobbies for Israel

Social Democrat whip Henrik Sass Larsen has again broken with party policy by calling for Israel to be admitted to NATO and the EU. In his new book “Exodus – the way forward…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Special forces withdrawn from Iraq

Danish special forces are to be withdrawn from Iraq after a successful mission against the Islamic State (IS), Minister of Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen and Minister of Defence Claus Hjort Frederiksen said yesterday…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Justice Minister’s partner struck in gay attack

Minister of Justice Søren Pape Poulsen’s long-time partner was attacked Thursday night in Copenhagen. According to the police a 34-year old Slovakian national has been charged with hate crime and violence. The episode took…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

16-year old claims police violence at anti-Trump demo

A 16-year old activist claims he was the victim of police brutality during a lawful demonstration outside the U.S. Embassy in Copenhagen last December. Tarek Adlouni was demonstrating, with around 500 others, the…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Airbnb signs tax deal with Danish government

Online lodging marketplace AirBnb has signed a deal with the Danish government on reporting hosts’ income for tax purposes. Under the new agreement, Airbnb automatically reports the homeowners’ number of rental days and total…

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Posted on 18. May, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk stocks dive after Q1 report / Foss founder dies /Supermarket chain Coop to close down outlets Shipping giant A P Møller-Maersk posted disappointing  Q1 earnings, Thursday, causing shares to drop 11 per cent…

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Posted on 17. May, 2018 in: News

Immigration Minister: Citizenship needs to be earned

Danish citizenship is a privelige that needs to be earned, not awarded, Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said yesterday after presenting the government’s proposals to tighten the requirements for foreigners seeking a Danish passport….

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Posted on 17. May, 2018 in: News

Social Democrats support move to deport foreign criminals

In a surprising turnaround the Social Democrats are now ready to support moves to increase the sentencing for foreign criminals barred from entering Denmark. Parliament’s biggest party has previously rejected the Danish People’s…

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Posted on 17. May, 2018 in: News

IMF praise for Danish economy

The Danish economy is showing ‘solid growth’ after a series of reforms, with lower unemployment than at any time since the financial crisis, low inflation, and a sustainable public debt – the main…

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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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