Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 in: News

Minister dismisses oppostion’s ‘climate hypocrisy’

Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen declined to elaborate on the functions of the government’s internal ‘green committee’ during a consultation with opposition parties, Friday. The minister had been summoned to appear by the Liberals…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 in: News

Anti-Islamist on election: We needed more time

Rasmus Paludan is in no doubt his Stram Kurs (Hard Line) party would have entered parliament at his year’s general election if it had had more time to prepare for the campaign. The…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 in: News

Denmark low in obesity rankings despite overweight Danes

Despite figures showing 1 in 5 Danes is overweight, Denmark has the lowest rate of obesity in the EU. A new OECD study, ‘The Heavy Burden of Obesity’, that analyses the burden of…

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Posted on 25. Nov, 2019 in: News

Ukraine considering Nord Stream appeal

Denmark has granted permission for the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to pass through its exclusive economic zone but the ruling could be challenged by Ukraine, whose energy minister has warned the country’s authorities…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2019 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, November 18th – November 24th 2019:

Politics/Economy: Less than two weeks after being founded by Liberal Alliance (LA) defectors Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille and Christina Egelund, the new, centre-right party, Forward, is floundering at just 0.1% in a new poll….

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2019 in: News

Terrorist tot repatriated from Syria

An 11-month old orphan from the al-Hol refugee camp in north east Syria has been brought home to Denmark, the first time that a child linked to the Islamic State has been repatriated….

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2019 in: News

Finance Minister urges Germany to back ‘gang of 4’

Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen travelled to Berlin, Thursday to win German support for Denmark’s bid to cap the EU budget. Ahead of the trip he said Germany plays a key role in EU…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2019 in: News

Michel on budget mission

European Council President-elect Charles Michel arrives in Copenhagen this morning for a ’routine visit’ but with a definite mandate – to discourage Prime Minister Frederiksen efforts to reduce the EU’s long term budget. According to…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2019 in: News

Danes like EU trade deals

Danes’ support for major EU trade deals continues to grow. A new Eurobarometer survey shows 81% of respondents in this country agree that the EU is better at defending trade interests than if…

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Posted on 22. Nov, 2019 in: News

Germany tightens border with Denmark

Germany intensified police checks along its border with Denmark last night. German federal police set up two control checkpoints at Kupfermühle/Kruså and Harrislee/Padborg.At least 20 police officers were seen patrolling the entry point…

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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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