Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

Estonia to Denmark: Stop destroying our forests

Estonian experts and climate organisations have appealed to Denmark to stop destroying forests in their country. In an open letter, 220 trade professionals from universities, climate organisations, and NGOs criticise Denmark, ‘supposedly a…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

Ukraine’s foreign minister to DR News: The struggle continues until our territory is returned

In an exclusive interview with Denmark’s DR News, Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba expresses ‘great expectations’ for the latest ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine that came into force, Monday. He said Ukraine has done…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

Second wave of infections abroad could lead to stronger economic downturn in Denmark

The rising wave of corona infections in some of Denmark’s biggest trading partners has raised concerns of a new economic crisis in this country. German politician Michael Kretschmer, premier of the eastern German…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

‘Concerning’ rise in infections

The number of people hospitalised by the corona virus jumped significantly over the weekend, from 17 to 23, as the rate of infection continues to rise. Dr. Torben Mogensen, chairman of the Danish…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

Fraudsters claim billions from emergency aid schemes

The State Prosecutor’s Office for Serious Economic and International Crime (SØIK), popularly known as the fraud squad, has so far received 87 reports of alleged fraud, totalling more than DKK29m ($4.5m), regarding illegal…

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Posted on 28. Jul, 2020 in: News

Retail sales continue upward trend

Retail sales rose by 1.4% in June as stores re-opened but at a far slower rate than the 9.4% increase in May when shoppers were ‘desperate’ after a two-month lockdown. The latest Statistics…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2020 in: News

Face mask debate as infection rate rises

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen was eager to wear a face mask at last week’s EU budget summit but the government has been unwilling to impose the same requirement on the Danish public. Although…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2020 in: News

Prince Joachim undergoes brain surgery

Prince Joachim has undergone emergency brain surgery following a blood clot on his brain but is now in ‘stable condition’ according to reports. On Friday, the 51-year-old youngest son of Queen Margrethe was rushed…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2020 in: News

Illness threatens Prince’s Paris embassy job

Prince Joachim’s sudden illness comes just weeks before he was set to assume his prestigious new position as Denmark’s defence attaché at the Danish Embassy in Paris – the ‘crowning glory’ of his…

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Posted on 27. Jul, 2020 in: News

Stock market survives corona – and more

Despite the economic devastation caused by the corona crisis the Danish stock market has made an impressive turnaround over the past four months. Since the market hit rock-bottom on March 25th, Copenhagen Stock…

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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-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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