Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

Jewish cemetery desecrated in weekend of anti-Semitic attacks

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has condemned an attack on a Jewish cemetery in Randers where more than 80 headstones were overturned and vandalised with green paint, Saturday. The PM said anti-Semitism and racism…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

Government appoints 15 climate ambassadors

The government has named 15 ambassadors abroad as ‘climate frontliners’ with a mandate to promote green Danish solutions under a new climate supremo, Ambassador Tomas Anker Christensen, a former top UN diplomat currently…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

LA facing extinction

The Liberal Alliance (LA), part of government five months ago, would disappear from parliament if an election was held right now. A new Kantar Gallup poll shows the business-friendly party, which was decimated…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

Criminals offered cash bonus to move from ghettos

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has condemned a move by Odense City Council to offer convicted criminals a cash bonus of DKK 15,000 ($2,200) plus rent assistance to relocate from crime-ridden social housing…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

Drinking warning: Cancer Society sounds the alarm

The average Dane drinks around nine litres of pure alcohol annually, the equivalent of 600 beers according to a new report by the Danish Cancer Society published in conjunction with a new campaign,…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: News

Danske Bank offered gold to ‘shady’ Russian clients

At the height of the money-laundering scandal Danske Bank offered shady Russian customers anonymity if they bought bars of gold for their money, new documents reveal. Berlingske, citing Bloomberg News, reports how Danske’s…

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Posted on 11. Nov, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 4th – November 10th 2019

Politics/Economy: A new political party, ‘Fremad’ (Forward), launched by Liberal Alliance defectors Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille and Christina Egelund, was given a collective ‘thumbs down’ by leading newspapers who warned it will lead to…

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Posted on 08. Nov, 2019 in: News

Editorials on new party: Prime Minister is the only winner

The new party on the right, ‘Forward’ has been given a collective ‘thumbs down’ by leading newspapers this morning who warn it will lead to wasted votes, more division on the right, and…

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Posted on 08. Nov, 2019 in: News

Comment: New party reflects the chaos on the right

The emergence of yet another political party reflects the chaos amongst the centre-right opposition, leading political commentator Søs Marie Serup said yesterday after Liberal Alliance ‘defectors’ Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille and Christina Egelund launched…

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Posted on 08. Nov, 2019 in: News

Denmark signs aviation declaration – but doesn’t support it

Although Denmark signed a statement, Thursday, urging the next European Commission to propose new measures on aviation pricing Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen said the government still hasn’t made a decision as to whether…

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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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