Posted on 24. Sep, 2019 in: News

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Chr. Hansen maps out green agenda / Novo looks to transform diabetes treatment /  Orsted debuts world’s most powerful wind turbine…… Global bioscience company Chr. Hansen, which develops natural solutions for the food,…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

New Liberal leader vows to heal the wounds, unify the opposition

Jakob Ellemann-Jensen is the new Liberlal leader. With no opposition the 45-year-old former environment minister, son of former leader Uffe Ellemann Jensen, was chosen to replace Lars Løkke Rasmussen by nearly 900 delegates…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

PM heads climate team in New York

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen is heading a team of ministers in New York this week attending the UN’s Climate Action Summit and later the official opening of the UN General Assembly. The PM…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

70% cut in CO2 emissions ‘symbolic’ but inspiring says minister

Climate minister Dan Jørgensen has acknowledged that the government’s ambition to cut carbon emissions by 70% in little more than a decade is largely symbolic. In an interview ahead of his trip to…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

Climate Minister: Taxpayers ready to fund government’s green agenda

Ahead of UN’s Climate Action Summit that gets underway in New York today Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen claimed that Danish taxpayers aren’t concerned about paying even more taxes to fund the government’s ambitious…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

No green deal for electric car buyers

Norway has become the world leader in electric car sales by waiving hefty vehicle import duties and registration and sales taxes for buyers but Denmark is reluctant to follow despite lofty ambitions to reduce…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

Environment Minister touts Danish water technology in US

Minister for the Environment Lea Wermelin headed a Danish trade delegation promoting Danish green, water-quality technology at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference in Chicago over the weekend. Twelve Danish…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2019 in: News

Bank charges customers to deposit money

Customers of  Jyske Bank, Denmark’s second-largest bank, will in future be forced to pay a negative interest rate of 0.75% on all accounts holding more than DKK 750,000 ($111,100). Last week the National…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, September 16th – 22nd 2019:

Politics/Economy: Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she’s determined to push through a comprehensive climate bill before Christmas – in a speech to business leaders the PM again stressed the need to reduce CO2…

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Posted on 20. Sep, 2019 in: News

Denmark signs up to Macron’s EI2 defence strategy

Denmark will formally join the European Intervention Initiative (EI2) today, a common defence strategy set out by President Macron in September 2017 as part of his vision for a ‘sovereign, united and democratic…

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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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