Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 in: News

Government ready to commit more troops abroad

The government is ready, and willing, to send more military advisors to Iraq to train local forces, if requested. At a meeting of parliament’s Foreign Policy Committee, Wednesday, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen, and…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 in: News

Supermarket chain in anti-smoking campaign

While lawmakers remain reluctant to impose new anti-tobacco restrictions the private sector is leading the way in the battle to stop kids smoking. From the 1st of August cigarettes will be hidden from…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 in: News

Two jailed in Denmark’s biggest ever corruption case

All eight defendants in the ATEA affair were found guilty by Glostrup District Court, Wednesday, bringing an end to Denmark’s biggest ever public sector corruption case. Two ex-bosses of Atea, the leading supplier of IT infrastructure…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 in: News

New business minister gets tough with Danske Bank

Lawmakers have called for the ‘punishment to fit the crime’ in the Danske Bank money laundering scandal. Business Minister Rasmus Jarlov, who’s vowed to be tougher than his predecessor Brian Mikkelsen, told Bloomberg…

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Posted on 28. Jun, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Denmark hangs on to SAS shares / Supermarkets declare war on plastic Norway sold its remaining 9.88 percent stake in Scandinavian airline SAS for 652 million Swedish crowns ($73.42 million), Wednesday. The Norwegian…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

PM: Ukraine will not be forgotten

Denmark won’t recognise the Russian annexation of Crimea and will continue to condemn the aggression in eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said yesterday at a press conference alongside his Ukraine counterpart,…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

Foreign Ministry discussed Tibet Commission with Chinese embassy

Top Foreign Ministry officials have on two occasions during the past six months held talks with the Chinese embassy in Copenhagen concerning the work of the Tibet Commission, set up to investigate events…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

Alternative leader eyes PM job

Uffe Elbæk, has nominated himself as a potential prime minister after the next election to be held within the next 12 months. The head of the radical green Alternative party said he’s tired of…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

PM declines to be grilled on refugee camp proposal

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has dismissed calls to brief a parliamentary consultation about his plans to house failed asylum seekers at a location outside the EU. In his Constitution Day speech earlier this month…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

Inequality on the rise

Although the Lib/Con/ LA coalition has been accused of increasing the earnings gap by cutting taxes and social benefits, a new OECD report shows financial inequality increased during the pre-2015 Social Democrat-led government….

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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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