Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

PM: British rejection could lead to chaotic Brexit

The Danish government is preparing for the worst-case scenario following the British parliament’s rejection of Therese May’s Brexit deal last night – a UK exit from the EU on March 29th with no…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

OECD praise for economy…and a warning

In its latest Economic Survey the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) praises Denmark but notes that economic growth has been weaker than in other OECD countries over the past decades and…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

OECD: Hard Brexit will cost Danish exports

Danish food exports to Britain could fall by around 25% in the case of a hard Brexit, the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) said on Tuesday ahead of last night’s decisive…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

Løkke’s risky health reform strategy

The government will present its much-anticipated health reform bill today that, media reports indicate, includes plans to disband Denmark’s five regional authorities and a major reorganisation of the health sector. Prime Minister Lars…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

Alternative leader sounds fascism warning

Uffe Elbæk, head of the ‘feel good’, organic Alternative Party, has warned against the increasing signs of fascism in Danish politics. In an interview with Berlingske Mr Elbæk, who’s put himself forward as a…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

Voters desert DPP

As the election approaches a new survey shows around 100,000 voters have deserted the populist Danish People’s Party (DPP) since the 2015 election. And most of them have move either rightwards, to the…

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Posted on 16. Jan, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

New rules for shops / Tax Department targets Bitcoin traders / Customers drop Danske Bank… The government has called for changes to the contentious trading act so shops are allowed to open when…

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Posted on 15. Jan, 2019 in: News

U.S. cyber expert: Russian disinformation threatens election campaign

A leading U.S. cyber security expert has warned of the threat of Russian interference in the upcoming Danish and EU election campaigns. In an interview with DR News, former FBI officer Clint Watts…

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Posted on 15. Jan, 2019 in: News

Løkke: Hard Brexit would be a catastrophe

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent a ‘hard’ Brexit which, he claims, would be a ‘catastrophe’ for both sides. Speaking at a EU conference in…

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Posted on 15. Jan, 2019 in: News

Political row as Samuelsen releases confidential papers

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen has come under fire for granting researchers access to confidential documents. Berlingske reports how the Minister ignored a decision by the Presidium (the supreme authority of the Danish Parliament) by allowing…

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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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