Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Danske Bank: First money laundering, now tax avoidance

Danske Bank’s problems continue to escalate. Politiken reports today how Denmark’s biggest bank used Mossack Fonseca, the controversial Panamanian law firm at the center of the ‘Panama Papers’ scandal, to help Danish customers…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Two men arrested in counter-terrorism raid

Two 29-year-old men with alleged links to terrorist activities were taken into custody, Wednesday, following a coordinated city-wide raid by Copenhagen Police, Danish Security, and PET (Danish Intelligence). According to initial reports one…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Terror suspect linked to assassination attempt

‘CS’, one of the two men arrested in Copenhagen yesterday, was a close friend of terrorist Basil Hassan who attempted to assassinate Danish author and critic of Islam Lars Hedegaard in Copenhagen on February 5, 2013….

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Massive police presence in capital following shootings

Police have heightened security throughout Copenhagen following a spate of gang-related shootings. Following the arrest of 11 gang members early Wednesday morning, Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen (C) said residents should be able…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Police hugger under investigation

The female police officer who hugged a Muslim woman wearing a niqab at a Copenhagen demonstration last month is being investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. The moving image of ‘the hug’ on the day…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Submarine Slayer loses life sentence appeal

‘Submarine Slayer’ Peter Madsen has lost his High Court appeal against a lifetime sentence for murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall. The self-taught submarine designer wanted a time-limited sentence, not an open-ended prison term, but…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Denmark hosts world’s biggest anti-corruption conference

Copenhagen will play host next month to the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference under the theme Together for Development, Peace and Security: Now is the Time to Act. The world’s largest independent forum for fighting corruption will…

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Posted on 27. Sep, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Danske Bank’s problems create knock-on effect /  Retail sales up / Maersk Drilling secures Ghana deal The money laundering scandal at Danske Bank is having stock market repercussions that go beyond its own…

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Posted on 26. Sep, 2018 in: News

Løkke denounces Trump’s UN speech

Donald Trump touted his ‘America First’ agenda and the USA’s economic and military might in a speech to the UN General Assembly, Tuesday, but Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said he would rather…

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Posted on 26. Sep, 2018 in: News

LA accuse PM of false welfare claims

The ruling Liberals have kick-started the election campaign with full-page newspaper adverts proclaiming themselves as the ‘party of welfare’ but according to coalition partner, the Liberal Alliance (LA), they’re guilty of ‘doublespeak’. LA’s…

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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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