Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

DPP backing for Vestager’s EU president dream

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) have surprisingly announced they will support Margrethe Vestager’s candidacy for President of the European Commission. Ms Vestager’s five-year term as European Competition Commissioner is coming to an end…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

Election 2019: Opposition on course for victory but new party gains support

In the countdown to the election the opposition has increased its lead over the government alliance. A new Epinion poll for DR News shows the Social Democrat-led ‘red’ bloc of parties would win…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

No election until health reform passed

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen won’t call an election before the government reaches agreement on health reform but Finance Minister Kristian Jensen acknowledged yesterday there’s still a long way to go. He said negotiations…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

Parliamentary warning to journalists

Members of parliament should be able to walk freely around the corridors of Christiansborg without being constantly harrassed, Speaker of the House Pia Kjærsgaard said yesterday after the Presidium (the supreme authority of…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

Government moves toward cashless society

More retailers could soon be allowed to decline cash payments. Current legislation requires all shops and stores to accept coins and notes but as Denmark moves towards a cashless society by 2030 the…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

EU Commission confirms Danish economy’s upswing

Despite volatile underlying figures, Denmark’s economy is on a solid upswing – the underlying conclusion of the EU Commission’s latest ‘economic situation and outlook’ for 2019. The report states: Economic growth has been…

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Posted on 28. Feb, 2019 in: News

May Lego be with you – Star Wars boost for toy giant

Toy giant Lego has bounced back from a disappointing 2017 with an upturn in both sales and profits, boosted by Star Wars and Harry Potter licences along with strong growth in China where…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2019 in: News

Social Democrat leader: Foreign fighters are traitors and should never be allowed to return

Foreign fighters should never be allowed to set foot in Denmark again – the short, sharp message from opposition leader Mette Frederiksen during prime minister’s question time in parliament, Tuesday, after Justice Minister…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2019 in: News

Opposition leader urges press to show respect

Social Democrat whip Henrik Sass Larsen has returned to parliament and is back to ‘full speed’ following a bout of depression, party leader Mette Frederiksen told waiting journalists yesterday as she appealed to…

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Posted on 27. Feb, 2019 in: News

Løkke resists citizens’ demand for stricter climate legislation

The ruling Liberals are supportive of a private citizens’ petition calling for a newer, more ambitious climate bill but the government won’t discuss the issue until after the election. During parliamentary question time,…

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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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