Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

U.S. puts pressure on Denmark to increase NATO budget

The U.S. has again urged Denmark to increase defence spending to 2% of GDP as promised at the 2014 NATO summit in Wales but according to Defence Miniser Trine Bramsen it’s unlikely to…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Majority backs Africa Mission

A cross-party parliamentary majority has agreed to send military personnel and equipment to the UN’s mission in Mali and also the French-led military mission in the Sahel region of sub-Saharan Africa to support…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Parliament passes bill to stop return of foreign fighters

Parliament has passed legislation that will allow the government to strip dual-citizenship foreign fighters of their Danish passport. The bill, approved by a cross-party majority, Thursday, is designed to stop Danish nationals who…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Government dithers on North Sea licences

Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen has declined to say whether the eighth licensing round of tenders for oil and gas extraction in the North Sea will continue. The ruling Social Democrats have come under…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Fraudster in health scare on first day of trial

Social fraudster Britta Nielsen was rushed to hospital on the first day of her trial at Copenhagen City Court, Thursday, after ‘partially’ confessing to embezzling millions of kroner from the state. She fell…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Public’s debt grows and grows and….

The public’s debt to the state continues to grow at a fast rate. At the end of last year debtors owed DKK118bn (€16bn) in the form of unpaid taxes, VAT, train fines, TV…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk presents eco-friendly fuels / ATP reaps the reward of investment strategy /  Denmark leads the way in organic food…. Maersk has identified three eco-friendly fuels to replace oil as the world’s biggest…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

Government open to Syria security zone

The government is willing to consider a German proposal to send a European task force to Northern Syria to support a security zone along the Turkish border, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said yesterday…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

Panic at Tax Department as debt mountain grows

New debt collection rules have been postponed for a further three years due to ongoing problems with the tax department’s new IT system. Tax Minister Morten Bødskov said at a press conference, Wednesday:…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

DPP urges parliament to host anti-migrant party’s conference

The Danish People’s Party’s (DPP) deputy leader, Søren Espersen, wants Christiansborg (Parliament) to play host to the Stram Kurs’ (Hard Line) national conference after police in Funen banned the far-right party from Middelfart…

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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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