Posted on 02. Jul, 2020 in: News

Russian prosecutors appeal release of Danish Jehovah’s Witness

Following reports last week that Danish Jehovah’s Witness Dennis Christensen, imprisoned in Russia since 2017, had been granted early release by a court it’s now been revealed that Russian prosecutors have appealed the ruling,…

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Posted on 02. Jul, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

LEGO drops Facebook…Danske Bank bars Twitter…..DSV to build Europe’s largest logistics centre … Danish toy giant Lego is pausing social media advertising for at least a month, joining a long list of companies…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

No racial motive in brutal Bornholm slaying say police as press remains silent

The police have dismissed speculation that the killing of a 28-year-old Danish-Tanzanian male on the island of Bornholm last week was racially motivated. In a case that’s been widely ignored by the Danish…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

High Court slaps injunction on ‘distressing’ care home documentary

The High Court has stopped TV2 from showing alarming undercover footage of the conditions for dementia patients at an Aarhus care home for the elderly. The banned documentary, based on hidden camera video taken by the…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

Government opens up care homes – ‘a risky strategy’

Experts have denounced the government’s decision to allow visits to care homes for the elderly after three months of restrictions. Professor of virology at Copenhagen University, Allan Randrup Thomsen, called it a ‘step…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

Jobless figures hit 8-year high

The unemployment queue continued to lengthen in May despite the cautious reopening of the economy. 6,200 more people lost their job as the unemployment rate soared to 159.400, or 5.6% of the workforce,…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

Businesses borrow a billion dollars to survive corona

23,600 struggling businesses have so far borrowed DKK6.8bn ($1bn) in interest-free loans from the government’s corona aid scheme. In a press release, Tuesday, Tax Minister Morten Bødskov  said the crisis has put many…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

Government increases stake in SAS with billion-kroner bailout

The Danish government has once again come to the rescue of struggling Scandinavian airline SAS. One day after announcing the lay-off of more than 1,500 Danish workers the airline secured a $1.3bn bailout,…

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Posted on 01. Jul, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Cleaning giant cuts 300 jobs…Ferry line fires 650…APM launches Centre for Zero Carbon Shipping….Japan approves Novo’s diabetes pill…. Global Danish cleaning giant ISS has cut 300 jobs and pulled out of the government’s…

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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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