Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

No decision on EU President as Vestager stumbles at first hurdle

After a Brussels summit of 28 EU leaders ended last night without an agreement on who should become new Commission President, Lars Løkke Rasmussen said President of the European Council Donald Tusk is…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

Racist leader sued for Nazi outburst

Former cabinet minister Mimi Jacobsen is suing anti-Islamist Rasmus Paludan for defamation of character after he called her a ‘Nazi pig’ on live TV. The former leader of the now disbanded Centre Democrats…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

New speaker as parliament reconvenes

Long-time Social Democrat MP Henrik Dam Kristensen will be named the new speaker of parliament today when MPs convene for the first time since the election. The 62-year-old long-time Social Democrat MP, who’s…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

10 years after independence Greenland continues to struggle

Greenland celebrates its National Day, and 10th anniversary of independence, today still struggling to become economically independent of Denmark as expectations of massive income from mining operations and oil exploration have failed to…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

Consumers remain confident

Denmark’s consumer confidence index remained relatively stable in June, falling slightly to 5.8 points from 5.9 points in May, Statistics Denmark said on Thursday. The monthly survey asks a cross section of the…

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Posted on 21. Jun, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Total slashes 200 jobs / Re-launch for Domino’s / SAS far down list of world’s best airlines….. Total is cutting 200 jobs in Denmark as part of the redevelopment of the Tyra gas…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Parties agree on climate target

Denmark could soon have the world’s most ambitious climate target. The Social Democrats and parliament’s two most left-wing parties, the Red/Greens and Socialist People’s Party, have reached agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Social Liberals pull out of government negotiations

The Social Liberals (Radikale) boycotted government negotiations last night in protest over the other three parties’ decision to publicise the agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% ahead of 2030. Party leader…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Analyst: The confrontation that was waiting to happen

Yesterday’s confrontation between Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen and her Social Liberal counterpart, Morten Østergaard, has been expected for a long time – and now it’s finally happened, Berlingske analyst Thomas Larsen said…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Vestager falls back in EU race as Løkke makes late entry

Acting prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has emerged as a ‘dark horse’ in the race to become president of the EU Commission. 28 EU leaders will gather in Brussels today to discuss the…

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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.
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