Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

DPP backs down from Vestager nomination

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) committed a ‘major, major’ mistake by throwing its support behind Margrethe Vestager’s candidacy for EU Commission President, leading political commentator Hans Engell said yesterday after the populist party’s…

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

EU probe into Øresund link

Denmark’s EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether Danish and Swedish public support for the Øresund fixed rail-road link is in line with EU State aid rules….

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

EU law threatens unemployment scheme

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are concerned that a change in EU rules could lead to widespread abuse of Denmark’s generous unemployment insurance (dagpenge) scheme. The Social Democrats’ EU spokesman Peter…

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

Economy grows amidst global challenges

The economy grew by 1.2% last year, the latest Statistics Denmark figures show, primarily fuelled by private spending and exports. Senior Nykredit economist Tore Stramer said even though it’s the lowest growth for…

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

Syrian refugees denied asylum

Some Syrian refugee will no longer be automatically granted protection in this country following a Danish Immigration Service (DIS) re-evaluation of the security situation in the war-torn country. Since the civil war broke…

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

EU concerns about election fake news

Ahead of general elections throughout Europe over the next few months the EU has criticised the world’s biggest social media providers for failing to do enough to combat fake news, new agency Reuters…

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Posted on 01. Mar, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

New North Sea wind farm / U.S. shuts down investigation of APM /  Vestas unveils ‘extreme climate’ wind turbine… Denmark’s next offshore wind farm will be in the North Sea. The site west…

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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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