Posted on 28. May, 2020 in: News

Emergency packages to be phased out as economy recovers

The diverse range of financial aid packages passed by parliament to help businesses through the corona crisis should be phased out by July 8th, an expert group of advisors appointed by the government…

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Posted on 28. May, 2020 in: News

Virus news

Hospitalisations could drop to under 100 by weekend….Savings boosted by shutdown…Danish boffins develop corona testing robot…British praise for Danish response…. The number of patients hospitalised by covid-19 could fall below one hundred within…

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Posted on 28. May, 2020 in: News

Greta gets angry with Copenhagen

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has criticised Copenhagen for dumping large amounts of wastewater into the Øresund strait separating Sweden and Denmark over the past six years. Although local regional authorities’ plan…

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Posted on 28. May, 2020 in: News

‘Ghetto’ residents sue government

A group of residents from Mjølnerparken, the much-maligned social housing estate on the fringe of Nørrebrø in Copenhagen, is suing the Housing Ministry for approving a plan to sell off half of the…

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Posted on 28. May, 2020 in: News

Banks ‘buffered up’ for downturn

Danish banks are better prepared to survive a downturn than they were ahead of the 2009 financial crisis but not all would survive a prolonged crisis, the National Bank warned yesterday in its…

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Posted on 27. May, 2020 in: News

Did government cover up health report?

A warning that closing down society could cause more harm than good was removed from a Danish Health Authority (DHA) draft report released the day before Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen dramatically announced the…

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Posted on 27. May, 2020 in: News

Finance Ministry: Corona effect will last for years as economy faces DKK350bn loss

The corona crisis will affect the Danish economy for years to come, Finance Minister Nicolai Wammen said yesterday after presenting the government’s bi-annual Economic Review. He told reporters the economy is likely to…

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Posted on 27. May, 2020 in: News

French minister warns ‘Frugal 4’

Denmark and its allies in the ‘Frugal 4’ want the EU to lend, not give, money to countries hard-hit by the corona epidemic but their real objective is to prevent the EU’s long-term…

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Posted on 27. May, 2020 in: News

Sweden calls on Denmark to open border

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde has urged Denmark to open its border to Sweden. The Minister said yesterday it’s ’understandable’ that people living in Skåne (south Sweden) are frustrated at Denmark’s stubbornness when…

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Posted on 27. May, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

No new deaths….48,000 jobs lost…. There were no new deaths from covid-19, Tuesday, as the death rate remained stable at 563 – the fourth time over the past two weeks that no fatalities…

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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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