Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 in: News

Russia discusses Denmark’s Nord Stream reluctance with EU

Russia has addressed Denmark’s reluctance to grant a permit to allow the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to pass through its territorial waters with the European Commission. Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak told state-owned…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 in: News

Government moves to block foreign property speculators

The government is exploring ways to prevent foreign property investors such as Blackstone from buying up units and imposing excessive rent increases. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen raised the issue in her maiden speech to…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

APM is Denmark’s biggest money-spinner / Carlsberg upwardly adjusts growth projection / DK signs energy deal with UAE…. Shipping giant A.P. Møller-Mærsk (APM) has again retained its top spot on Berlingske’s annual review…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

Authorities covered up terrorists’ VAT fraud

The Danish authorities were warned about a multi-million VAT fraud operation by a network of foreign criminals in 2008 but failed to act. Finans.dk, which previously reported how a business network of Syrian foreign…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

Albania’s prime minister criticises Denmark for blocking accession talks

Albania’s prime minister has criticised his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen after Denmark, France, and the Netherlands opposed commencing EU membership discussions with his country –  Denmark and Netherlands are, according to reports, both…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

Right-wing leader urges Liberals to protect immigration restrictions

Head of the anti-migrant New Conservatives, Pernille Vermund, has urged new Liberal leader Jakob Ellemann-Jensen to challenge the Social Democrats by taking a stronger stance on immigration. At the right-wing party’s annual conference…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

New liberal party is a sure-fire loser says billionaire

Multi-billionaire Lars Seier Christensen has urged two former high-profile members of the Liberal Alliance to drop any idea of forming a new, liberal party. In response to reports that ex-cabinet minister Simon Emil…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

PM’s giggling fit goes viral in China

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s laughing fit during the opening session of parliament earlier this month while telling a story about four circus elephants and a camel the state had acquired in September has…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark approves Baltic Pipe but still foot-dragging on Nord Stream 2

Denmark has given the green light for the Baltic Pipe but continues to delay approval of the Russia-EU Nord Stream 2 pipeline. In its findings the Danish Energy Agency said the Baltic Pipe…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 21st – 28th 2019:

Politics/Economy: The climate topped the agenda on the first day of budget negotiations hosted by Finance Minister Nikolaj Wammen, Monday – the government’s parliamentary backers tabled a list of ’green’ demands, including a…

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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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