Posted on 29. Sep, 2020 in: News

Deportation of arms trader on the table again in DK-India talks

The ‘Niels Holck affair’, which caused a diplomatic rift between Denmark and India eight years ago, was raised again during the virtual bilateral summit between Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and India PM  Narendra…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2020 in: News

Optimism as infections drop below 500

Health experts sounded a note of optimism yesterday after the number of people testing positive for the corona virus fell to under 500 for the second day running. After last week, when daily…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2020 in: News

Student grant expenditure on foreign nationals ‘out of control’

Student grants to foreign EU nationals topped DKK500m (€66m) last year despite a cross-party political agreement from 2013 that capped expenditure at DKK442m (€59m). Nearly 12,000 citizens of other EU countries received a Danish…

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Posted on 29. Sep, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Retail sales dip again…..Watchdog warns of employee problems at Danske Bank….Lithuania cooperating with Danish law enforcement on money laundering….. Retail sales continued to decline in August. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show sales…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

Ex-PM accuses ‘stupid’ government of playing havoc with national security

Former prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has accused the government of acting not only ‘stupidly’ but also ‘dangerously’ by compromising Military Intelligence (FE). Head of the agency Lars Findsen and former head Thomas Ahrenkiel have both…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

New restrictions on the way as infection rate hits record-high

Health Minister Magnus Heunicke warned of new restrictions to limit the spread of the corona virus after the number of daily covid infections hit an all-time high, Friday. The number of new cases…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

Prime Minister preaches climate and immigration to UN

In a video-taped speech to the UN General Assembly in New York, Friday, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen focused on the climate and the immigration crisis. She said: ”The world is facing many challenges…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

Ex-Danish PM chairs Facebook’s ‘supreme court’

Facebook’s new Oversight Board, co-chaired by former Danish prime minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, is preparing to get underway in mid-October, ahead of the U.S. election. Users will be able to file appeals against posts…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

Uganda imposes more controls on Copenhagen embassy

Uganda has appointed a new accounting officer at its Copenhagen embassy where a cash scam was revealed last month. Ambassador Nimisha Madhvani and deputy ambassador Elly Kamahungye were ordered to return home after…

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Posted on 28. Sep, 2020 in: News

PM in India video summit

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen will hold a virtual bilateral summit today with her India countgerpart, Narendra Modi, today when Denmark’s participation in the International Solar Alliance (ISA),  an alliance of 121 countries initiated by India will be high on the…

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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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