Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

International media: Denmark takes left-turn

International media yesterday highlighted Denmark’s move to the left following the centre-left majority’s agreement on the terms for the new government. EU news site Politico reported how in her bid to become  prime…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

New PM supports Vestager’s commission bid

Incoming prime minister Mette Frederiksen said last night she would nominate Margrethe Vestager to continue as a European Commissioner for another five years. Until now it has been unclear who the Social Democratic…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

Trump in new attack on Denmark’s ‘tax lady’

Donald Trump took a sideswipe at Denmark’s EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager last night without specifically mentioning her by name. In a direct call to his favourite TV network, Fox News, Mr Trump…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

Defence Minister waves farewell to NATO

Claus Hjort Frederiksen was in a reflectful mood after his final appearance as Denmark’s defence minister at the bi-annual NATO summit in Brussels, Wednesday. Mr Frederiksen, outgoing prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s closest…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

Danish police lead drugs crackdown in ‘Operation Goldfinger’

Danish police arrested 31 people, Wednesday, in a series of coordinated raids across the Zeeland region, part of an international investigation into an organised criminal network with roots in Albania, suspected of smuggling…

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Posted on 27. Jun, 2019 in: News

New government commits to rape consent law

Human rights organisations have welcomed the new government’s commitment to introduce consent-based rape legislation. Sweden passed a new law last year recognising sex without consent as rape but Denmark has been accused of foot-dragging. However, the 18-page…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2019 in: News

Finally…Mette Frederiksen confirmed as prime minister

Mette Frederiksen will become Denmark’s youngest ever prime minister. After another marathon round of talks, Monday, the Social Democrat leader said late last night: “It is with great pleasure I can announce that,…

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Posted on 26. Jun, 2019 in: News

A new political direction for Denmark

Ms Frederiksen’s partners in the new parliament who’ve been locked in negotiations since the June 5th election welcomed the new political direction for Denmark that will form the basis for the minority, Social…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2019 in: News

Two dead in Copenhagen shooting

Two men died following a shooting incident in a Copenhagen suburb Tuesday. According to police sources, the incident occurred in Sennepshaven in the Herlev district. One of the men was declared dead on…

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Posted on 25. Jun, 2019 in: News

Lightning strike: SAS cleared of blame

Scandinavia’s flagship airline, SAS, was not at fault following an incident in which an employee was struck by lightning, the nation’s Work Environment Authority has ruled. During a heavy storm on the evening…

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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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