Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

Government welcomes Orsted sell-off

The government has welcomed energy giant Orsted’s move to sell off the utilities business side of the company to focus on green energy, but warned it will place strict requirements on a potential…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2018 in: News

Randers to get Chinese clone

China is so enamoured with all things Danish that a Chinese company is planning to build a copy of the town of Randers – in China. According to reports the Chinese firm, Andersen…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

Politicians demand halt to Ukraine reform funding

Party spokespersons have called for a stop on reform funding to Ukraine following reports that top officials in the country have sabotaged a prestigious Danish project aimed at combating corruption. Ukraine’s Prime Minister Volodymyr…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

Samuelsen: No EU for Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s election victory in Turkey signals the end of his country’s ambition to join the EU, Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen warned yesterday. Ahead of a foreign and defence ministers’ council…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

DPP ups war of words with LA

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has demanded the exclusion of the Liberal Alliance (LA) in a centre-right coalition if the ‘blue bloc’ wins the next election. DPP leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl upped the…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

Maersk migrant ship allowed into Italian port

After four days of waiting a Danish-flagged container ship has been granted permission to sail into a Sicilian harbour and offload 108 migrants. The mayor of Pozzallo said yesterday he has received approval…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

Syrian couple deported for beating gay daughter

A Syrian couple have been jailed, with deportation to follow, for physically abusing their daughter who they believed had ‘lesbian tendencies’. The High Court sentenced the father to 21 months in prison and…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

Danske Bank linked to North Korea arms deal

Danske Bank’s scandal-hit Estonian branch was heavily implicated in an illegal arms deal years before criminal money laundering activities were revealed. In 2009 a Russian-built freight plane was detained at Bangkok Airport after…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2018 in: News

New minister takes tougher stance against Danske Bank

New Business Minister Rasmus Jarlov has already signalled a tougher stance towards Danske Bank, the country’s biggest, than his predecessor Brian Mikkelsen. In a tweeted message just days after taking over Mr Jarlov…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2018 in: News

Denmark signs up to two new military alliances

In Luxembourg today Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen will sign a formal agreement that binds Denmark to the European Intervention Initiative, a new, 10-nation defence coalition launched by France’s President Macron aimed at…

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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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