Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Majority call for restrictions on mosque funding

A political majority is demanding more state control over foreign funding for mosques in Denmark. Two years after parliament passed an anti-extremism bill many mosques still aren’t accountable to the authorities as they…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

New poll shows dead heat as opposition slips back

The government alliance and opposition are neck and neck in a new poll. The centre-left ‘red’ bloc of parties has led the way throughout winter but a new Norstat survey for Jyllands-Posten shows…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Danish foreign fighter deported

A Danish-Tunisian ‘foreign fighter’ was given a four-year prison sentence and stripped of his passport, with deportation to follow, Monday, when the High Court upheld a lower court ruling that found him guilty…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Whistleblower: Danske Bank ignored the alarm bells

The Danske Bank whistleblower claimed yesterday that Denmark’s largest bank ‘deliberately ignored’ his warning about a massive money laundering scheme through its Estonian branch. Howard Wilkinson, a British citizen who was the head…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Top European bank funnelled massive ‘suspicious payments’ through Danske

Danske Bank whistelblower Howard Wilkinson alleged yesterday that ‘a major European lender’ helped process up to $150 billion in suspicious payments through Danske Bank and two U.S. banks were also involved. Mr Wilkinson…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Danske Bank scandal: The whistleblower, the facts, the fallout for Denmark

Following Howard Wilkinson’s testimony to the Danish parliament, Monday, here’s a rundown of the facts and figures and how Denmark’s biggest bank got caught up in one of the world’s biggest-ever money laundering…

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Posted on 20. Nov, 2018 in: News

Nykredit admits prior knowledge of tax speculation by investors

Leading financial services group Nykredit has admitted that some of its employees were aware that a DKK17bn capital investment fund administrated by Nordea, the Nordic region’s biggest bank, in 2008 was set up primarily…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2018 in: News

PM: Repatriating refugees is ‘morally correct’

Sending refugees home is ‘morally correct’ even though they are gradually becoming integrated in Denmark, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen told delegates at  the Liberals’ party conference over the weekend, repeating his message…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister pushes for new sanctions on Iran

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen travels to Brussels this morning to urge his EU colleagues to impose new sanctions on Iran in retaliation for the recent assassination attempt in Denmark. Although the EU is…

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Posted on 19. Nov, 2018 in: News

Defence Minister: EU opt out constrains Denmark

Denmark needs to shed its contentious EU opt-out on military cooperation, Defence Minister Claus Hjort Frederiksen said at the Liberals’ annual party conference over the weekend. Two days after presenting the government’s new…

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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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