Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

Justice Minister: Easier if foreign fighters had died in combat

Denmark is forced to accept Danish foreign fighters returning home from Syria and Iraq but it would have been better if they had died in combat, Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen said yesterday….

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

EU voters: Climate change is no.1 issue

Climate change is the biggest problem facing the EU right now according to voters in this country. While border control and migration have dominated the EU debate over the past few years, 39%…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

Danes ‘cold, unwelcoming’

Denmark is seen as one of the most unwelcoming countries in the world for outsiders. Expat Insider, an international survey of life abroad, ranks Denmark a lowly 35th out of 68 countries, mirroring…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

More money, power for bank watchdog

Business Minister Rasmus Jarlov has announced 16 new measures aimed at preventing fraud in the financial sector. The Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), which has been accused of being too soft in its probe…

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Posted on 28. Mar, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Swedbank raided / Retail sales up / Family reorganisation at Lego / Magasin offer rejected… The Swedish authorities raided the headquarters of Swedbank, Wednesday, which has been linked to the Danske Bank money…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Pension funds circumvent government’s ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia

Danish pension companies continue to invest in companies that supply arms to Saudi Arabia, a country the UN has accused of war crimes in Yemen. Left-wing daily Information reports that even though the…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Integration cutbacks to fund health reform

The government will slash integration and immigration funding to help fund the DKK9bn health reform bill agreed with the Danish People’s Party (DPP), published Tuesday – if the coalition regains power at the…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Løkke defends under-fire spokeswoman

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen offered a public show of support for the Liberals’ policy spokeswoman, Britt Bager, Tuesday, who’s been accused of breaching political donation rules by accepting DKK100,000 in 2015 from…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Preacher found guilty – made death threat to Jews

A Muslim preacher who called for death to Jews has been given a conditional prison sentence. During a sermon at the Masjid Al-Faruq mosque in Nørrebro two years ago Monzer Baajour urged followers…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

DPP MEP attacked cameraman

Danish People’s Party MEP Jørn Dohrmann will soon be facing charges of vandalism, theft, and illegal coercion after the EU parliament waived his right to immunity, Tuesday. The case stretches back two years…

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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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