Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Economists issue slowdown warning

The next government could be facing an economic slowdown. As reported Tuesday, in their latest ‘state of the economy report’ the so-called ‘wise men’ of the Economic Council  lowered their  growth estimates for…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Ambassador back on ‘Twitter Street’

After sparking off a controversy in her own country, South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, reappeared on social network Twitter, Tuesday, after disappearing following a series of, allegedly, racist tweets aimed at…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Mærsk investment in Barcelona / Germany joins Danish lawsuit / Government bonds could go negative / IKEA looks for happiness hunter…. APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Danish shipping giant Maersk, has invested €47…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

‘Wise men’ warn against radical economic change

The so-called ‘wise men’ of the Economic Council have warned the left-wing parties currently locked in government negotiations against amending the reforms passed by previous governments that, they claim, have led to a…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Social Liberal leader optimistic about government project

Morten Østergaard emerged from the latest round of government talks late last night far more optimistic than when he went in. Ahead of a new meeting with prospective prime minister Mette Frederiksen, the…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Islamic State mother issues ‘bring me home’ plea

A Danish mother with five children held in an Islamic State (IS) camp in Syria has made an emotional appeal to Denmark to bring her home. The woman was born in a small…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Police admit data malfunction – 10,000 cases to be re-opened

10,000 criminal cases are to be reviewed after the National Police (Rigspolitiet) admitted ‘a major malfunction’ in its data collection procedures. Chief Inspector Torben Mølgård Jensen said last night the mistake had initially…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Mandela Foundation defends ambassador

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg has dismissed claims it asked to meet South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark, Zindzi Mandela, to discuss allegations of racist tweets. On Friday the 59-year-old daughter of Nelson…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Danske Bank in new money laundering scandal

Danske Bank has become embroiled in a new money laundering scandal. A TV investigative journalism show, ‘Operation X’, revealed last night how a Copenhagen currency exchange bureau, currently charged with money laundering, used an account…

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Posted on 19. Jun, 2019 in: News

Danish exchange student in US sex scandal

A 30-year-old woman in the state of Indiana, USA, has been accused of having sex with a 17-year-old Danish exchange student who was staying with her. According to US media, the police department…

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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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