Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Construction to start on tunnel to Germany

A cross-party majority has given final approval for construction to start on the 89 km Fehmarn Belt link, a tunnel linking Denmark to Germany. The immersed tube tunnel – Northern Europe’s largest construction project –…

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Posted on 27. Mar, 2019 in: News

Mortgage market heading for historic 1% low

Danish homeowners could soon be enjoying one of the world’s lowest-ever mortgage rates – a 30-year loan at a fixed 1% rate. Nykredit, Denmark’s largest mortgage lender, and Nordea Kredit both said on…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Government to present health reform today, clearing the way for election

The government and Danish People’s Party have finally reached agreement on health reform and will present their proposals at 09.30 this morning. The health bill is the government’s final piece of major legislation…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Danes air extremist views on Russian social media

A number of right-wing Danish nationals excluded from Facebook have found a new forum for their extremist views  – VK a Russian online social networking service based in Saint Petersburg. Kurt Torben Lund, an enthusiastic poster…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Minister welcomes 20% fall in benefits recipients – ‘our policy is working’

123,800 jobless people received either basic welfare assistance, a re-training subsidy, or the controversial integration benefit in December, a 20% decrease since April 2016. Labour Minister Troels Lund Poulsen said it’s ‘incredibly positive’…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Man charged for death threat against anti-Muslim extremist

A 23-year-old man was remanded in custody for two weeks, Monday, after issuing death threats against Rasmus Paludan, leader of the anti-immigrant, anti-Islamic ‘Stram Kurs’ (Firm Direction) party. He allegedly sent an e-mail…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Private firm to chase foreign students’ $96m debt

Foreign students owe the Danish state a total of DKK623m ($96m), including DKK389m from non-EU nationals, but the Danish Debt Collection Agency (DDCA) has acknowledged it’s virtually impossible to collect unpaid debt from…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Baywatch star helps Alternatives’ green campaign

Hollywood star Pamela Andersen is in Copenhagen today to help the transnational European Spring  party launch its Green New Deal campaign for the May 26th EU election. The world famous ‘Baywatch Babe’ will…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Russian pipeline expects Danish approval

The company behind the controversial Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is confident of receiving approval from Denmark for the pipeline to pass through Danish territorial waters. Four countries—Finland, Sweden, Germany and Russia—have…

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Posted on 26. Mar, 2019 in: News

Vestager just did it – fines Nike

Nike is the latest US multinational to feel the wrath of former deputy prime minister Margrethe Vestager. Denmark’s EU Competition Commissioner has fined the sportswear giant, which urges people to ‘Just Do It’, …

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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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