Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

High Court affirms deportation for embassy attackers

Four Kurdish nationals who firebombed the Turkish embassy in Copenhagen last year were sentenced to prison with deportation to follow by the High Court, Wednesday. Judges upheld a Copenhagen District Court ruling by…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

67% of immigrants came from western countries

While the ever-present immigration debate constantly highlights the influx from countries such as Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia a new report, ‘Population Developments 2018’, shows that 67% of all newcomers to Denmark last…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

Fraud squad raids bunker company

The State Prosecutor’s Office for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK), popularly known as the fraud squad, has raided the offices of Dan-Bunkering in Middelfart looking for possible violations of EU sanctions on…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

Consumer confidence dips as economy slows

Consumer confidence continues to fall, mirroring concern about the threat of an economic slowdown. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show the consumer confidence index fell to 1.7 in October, a near three-year low,…

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Posted on 24. Oct, 2019 in: News

US Ambassador ‘takes a bath’ on Bel Air home

U.S. ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands has sold her California mansion for a ‘knockdown’ price of $19.5 million,  just over half of the original asking price of $37 million. The ambassador built the…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 in: News

Former speaker’s visit to Taiwan upsets Chinese embassy

China’s embassy in Copenhagen has reacted strongly to former speaker of the house Pia Kjærsgaard’s visit to Taiwan last week. As the head of a parliamentary delegation the Danish People’s Party (DPP) founder…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 in: News

‘4th man’ charged in Turkey spy case

A fourth person has been charged with conducting espionage for Turkey in this country. Three Danish nationals with Turkish roots  have already been charged with aiding a foreign intelligence service by ‘snitching’ on…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 in: News

Fraud Squad: Lithuanian woman laundered DKK166m through Denmark

Millions of dollars from alleged criminal activities in Eastern Europe were ‘whitewashed’ through Danish companies and banks according to an indictment by the State Prosecutor’s Office for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK),…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark unsure about joining security zone in Syria

It’s too early to say whether Denmark would support a European peace-keeping force in northern Syria, Defence Minister Trine Bramsen said yesterday. At the same time she welcomed her German counterpart Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer’s…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2019 in: News

Ex-minister quits LA

Former cabinet minister Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille has quit the Liberal Alliance (LA) following pressure from party leadership who accused him of ‘disloyalty’. After three years in government LA was decimated at the June election,…

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