Posted on 28. Aug, 2018 in: News

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Vestas fires 362 in Spain / Jyske expands bedding empire in Greece Wind energy giant Vestas has announced plans to close its assembly plant in Leon, Spain. All 362 employees at the factory…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

House speaker: Political chaos could lead to voter apathy

Speaker of the House Pia Kjærsgaard’s warning that the current political situation in Denmark could lead to ’voter apathy’ has been dismissed by the Alternatives, the party responsible for much of the division…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

New fighter jet cover-up?

Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen has been accused of deliberately concealing crucial information from parliament about the noise levels of the Danish Air Force’s new fleet of F-35 fighter jets. Experts claim that…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

Government boost for humanitarian aid

The government has proposed Denmark’s biggest ever humanitarian aid budget. Development Aid Minister Ulla Tørnæs told Politiken DKK2.6bn will be earmarked for ‘hot spots’ around the world such as catastrophe and refugee areas…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

Young Danes not that happy

Although Danes are often named the ‘world’s happiest’ in international comparisons a new study shows many young people in this country are struggling or suffering. The report by the Copenhagen based Happiness Research…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

Neo Nazi group gains support

A neo-Nazi group that earlier this year gave the ‘Sieg Heil’ salute after dumping a pile of rubbish outside the entrances to the homes of Minister for Environment Jakob Ellemann-Jensen and Aalborg city…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

Economists: Tighten policy while the going’s good

Leading economists have urged the government to tighten fiscal policy while the economy is still strong. 2 out of 3 economists on Berlingske’s Business Panel agree that the government’s failure to introduce reforms…

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Posted on 27. Aug, 2018 in: News

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Anti money laundering bill delayed / Retail sales down / Danish ‘experiences’ on world’s-top 100 The passage of a new bill aimed at preventing money laundering has been slowed by the extent of…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2018 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 20th – August 26th 2018

Politics/Economy The latest Epinion voter survey for DR News projected an overall gain for the five centre-right alliance parties, who would win 87 seats if an election was held today – seven more…

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Posted on 26. Aug, 2018 in: blog

Christiania: Where dealers defy police

In a lengthy article the New York Times reports on the ‘stand-off’ between police and drug dealers in the ‘free state’ of Christiania. From the New York Times: When a phalanx of Danish…

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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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7:59: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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