Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

DPP MEP: European Commission president is a drunk

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker definitely has a drinking problem according to a Danish MEP. Following Mr Juncker’s erratic behavior at last week’s NATO summit, when he staggered around and had to be…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

New definition of poverty: DKK117,000 a year

The national statistics agency has defined a new poverty level for Denmark. In 2015 the Liberal-only government scrapped the previous definition of DKK114,000 for a single person with no kids, but in line…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

LA: Poverty discussion a waste of time

While left-wing opposition parties have embraced the new definition of poverty in Denmark it was immediately dismissed as a waste of time by coalition party, the Liberal Alliance (LA). Pernille Skipper, titular head…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

Alleged PKK terrorist detained in Denmark

A high-ranking member of the Kurdish workers party, PKK, listed as a terrorist organisation by the U.S. and the EU, has been detained by the Danish authorities. Turkish media report that the 58-year-old…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

Greenland villagers facing iceberg tsunami

A tiny village in Greenland could be flooded if a gigantic iceberg that’s drifted towards the west coast breaks up. Inaarsuit’s 169 residents have already been evacuated following reports that the 100-metre high…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

Russian ‘money chaser’ files complaint in Denmark

London-based businessman Bill Browder , a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin who claims to have lost millions of dollars to Russian criminals, has filed a criminal complaint against Danske Bank.  As CEO of investment fund…

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Posted on 16. Jul, 2018 in: News

Pension fund pulls Danske Bank investment

MP Pension, the 10th largest pension fund in Denmark, has frozen its investments in Danske Bank in the wake of the  money laundering scandal. The fund, which holds shares in Danske Bank worth…

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Posted on 13. Jul, 2018 in: News

Defence Minister has problems figuring out Trump

Sometimes it’s difficult to work out whether Donald Trump is conducting international policy or running for election, Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen said last night after the U.S. President had spent two days…

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Posted on 13. Jul, 2018 in: News

Løkke refuses to offer NATO guarantee

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said he had made it ‘very clear’ to President Trump at the Brussels NATO summit that Denmark can’t guarantee it will live up to the 2% of GDP…

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Posted on 13. Jul, 2018 in: News

DPP backs Russian pipeline: ‘Trump is a spoiled brat’

The government and its parliamentary backer, the Danish People’s Party (DPP), are divided on the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline project that requires parliamentary approval to pass through Danish territorial waters. At the now…

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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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