Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

New Liberal leader promises strong opposition

New Liberal leader Jakob Ellemann-Jensen has vowed to be ‘strong and effective’ in opposition but at the same time willing to cooperate with the government on legislation. During parliament’s opening debate he promised…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark urges EU to do more on climate

Denmark is one of a number of EU countries hoping to increase the EU’s 2030 target of a 40% reduction in greenhouse gasses to 55%. Ahead of  the Environment Council’s meeting in Luxembourg today, when…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

All parties – bar one – support climate targets

The anti-immigrant New Conservatives are now the only party that doesn’t support the government’s climate ambitions after the Liberals yesterday publicly backed the plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% ahead of…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Foreign Minister fears trade war escalation

‘Unreasonable and unfair’ – Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod’s immediate reaction to the prospect of US tariffs on Danish goods. Following the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) decision to allow the US to impose tariffs…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Nigerian mafia linked to Denmark

Police fear that the notorious Nigerian sex and drug trafficking gang, Black Axe, has put down roots in this country. 15 people are currently in detention in Gothenburg, charged with smuggling more than 130…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Crown Princess ‘honoured’ by new regent role

Crown Princess Mary said yesterday she was honoured and touched to be named a regent of the crown (rigsforstander), a privilege normally reserved for direct heirs to the throne. The Australian-born princess, who will…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark discusses infrastructure project with Ukraine

Denmark could soon be involved in developing and financing major infrastructure projects in the Donetsk region of Ukraine. Ukranian media reports how during a meeting with the leadership of Donetsk Regional State Administration…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark has world’s 3rd-most powerful passport

Denmark is again 3rd on the latest Henley Passport Index, which measures the access each country’s travel document affords. Japan and Singapore have held onto their position as the world’s most travel-friendly passports,…

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Posted on 04. Oct, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Banks raise financial buffer / Pension fund aims for DKK12bn in green investment / Another bank ‘goes negative’… Denmark will raise the counter-cyclical buffer for banks to 2% from 1.5% from the end…

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Posted on 03. Oct, 2019 in: News

DKK5.4bn for welfare in 2020 budget

The government published its draft budget for 2020, Wednesday, including increased funding for healthcare, education and all corners of welfare at a projected cost of around DKK5.4bn ($800m). Extra money for the police,…

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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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