Posted on 27. Dec, 2018 in: News

Election 2019 – opposition heading for victory but no parliamentary majority

The opposition remains on course for victory in the general election that will be held before June 2019. Megafon’s final poll of 2018 shows 49.4% of the electorate would vote for a ‘red…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2018 in: News

DPP: Jail missing asylum seekers

Failed asylum seekers and criminal refugees who go missing from the Kærshovedgård transit centre should be arrested and jailed – the latest proposal from the Danish People’s Party (DPP) following new figures showing…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2018 in: News

Top footballer survives Christmas Day shooting

A Danish international footballer was at the centre of a murder attempt on Christmas Day. Lyngby BK striker Nicki Bille, who previously played in Spain for Villareal, Rayo Vallecano and Elche, was reportedly…

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Posted on 27. Dec, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

APM opens chemical depot in India / Japanese giant buys Denmark’s biggest IT company / Russian order for Vestas APM Terminals, a unit of Danish transport giant AP Moller Maersk, is to open…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2018 in: News

Fund paid DKK50,000 for meeting with PM

An unemployment insurance fund has claimed it donated DKK50,000 to Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s charitable ‘Løkke Foundation’ in return for a face to face meeting with the prime minister. Berlingske reported before Christmas how…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2018 in: News

U.S. tourists love Copenhagen

American tourists are heading for Copenhagen in big numbers. The latest Statistics Denmark figures, covering the first ten months of this year, show Americans were the biggest group of visitors, with 600,000 overnight…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2018 in: News

Syrian charged with planning a terrorist attack in Copenhagen

Ahead of the Christmas break a 31-year-old Syrian national was charged with planning a terrorist attack in Copenhagen in November 2016.  The Public Prosecutor said the man had been arrested in possesion of…

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2018 in: News

SKAT sues Canadian pension fund

The Tax Department (SKAT) launched a legal action against Canada’s Health Care of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP), Friday, regarding its alleged role in the share dividend scandal that cost Denmark a reported DKK12.3bn (nearly $2bn)….

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Posted on 26. Dec, 2018 in: News

Consumer confidence dips but retail sales up

Denmark’s consumer confidence index fell to 2.9 points in December from 4.3 points in November, the lowest reading for two years. The latest Statistics Denmark figures, released before Christmas, also showed the retail…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2018 in: News

Government gets funding for refugee island

A narrow majority has approved funding for the government’s ‘refugee island’ project. Although the Social Democrats have supported the proposal they abstained from voting and the legislation was passed by the government and…

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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-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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