Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Former ambassador defends Charlie Hebdo’s right to reprint Danish Mohammed cartoons

French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo stirred up the Islam debate again, Wednesday, with a front cover featuring the 12 original cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, first published by Jyllands-Posten in 2005 and which…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Denmark doubles up on WHO aid

The government’s draft budget published earlier this week contains a proposal to double Denmark’s 2021 contribution to the World Health Organisation (WHO) next year, from the current DKK35m ($5.7m) to DKK70m ($11.1m). Minister…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

EU, Nordic studies agree: No need for school closures

Head of the Danish Health Authority (DHA), Søren Brostrøm, was correct when he warned the prime minister on March 11th not to close down schools. New studies by both the EU and Scandinavian…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Experts have warned of a ‘challenging autumn’ after 111 new cases of corona were discovered Wednesday, 12 more than the previous day. Astrid Iversen, Professor of Virology and Immunology at Oxford University, said the…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Maersk appeals for international help to solve migrants dispute

Danish shipping giant A.P.Moller-Maersk (APM) has appealed for ’urgent humanitarian assistance and a safe disembarkation’ for the 27 migrants stranded on one of its ships. The Maersk Etienne, a commercial oil tanker, has…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Problems pile up for Danske Bank.

Following reports that Danske Bank has broken the law for the past 28 years by demanding excessive or outdated debt from some of its most vulnerable customers, Denmark’s biggest financial institution has now…

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Posted on 03. Sep, 2020 in: News

Lego prospered during lockdown as rivals faltered

Danish toy giant Lego’s impressive 7% growth in revenue during the first half year (H1) of 2020, at a time when its rivals suffered a ‘corona downturn’, has been widely reported by international…

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Posted on 02. Sep, 2020 in: News

Hard talk for Russian ambassador

Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod has warned Russia’s ambassador to Denmark that further violations of Danish airspace will not be tolerated. Following reports that a Russian fighter jet committed a ‘significant violation’ of Danish…

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Posted on 02. Sep, 2020 in: News

Muslim antagonist plans more demonstrations in Sweden despite ban

Hard Line (Stram Kurs) party leader Rasmus Paludan is determined to keep holding Quran-burning demonstrations in Sweden despite being banned from the country for two years. Riots broke out in Malmø last Friday…

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Posted on 02. Sep, 2020 in: News

New law: Sex without consent is rape

A parliamentary majority has agreed to reform sexual violence legislation so that in future, consent is the central element in determining rape. At a press conference, Tuesday, Justice Minister Nick Haekkerup said where…

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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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