Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Infections top 500 again…..300 respirators to Albania….Police clamp down on Copenhagen nightspots…. 558 people tested positive for corona, Wednesday, the second time this week the figures have topped 500. The number of hospitalisations…

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Defence Minister on the brink

The anti-migrant ’New Right’ (Nye Konservative) have joined the growing call for Defence Minister Trine Bramsen to be fired. After the minister was summoned to a parliamentary consultation yesterday to provide testimony about…

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Finance Minister cautions against costly climate measures

Finance Minister Nikolaj Wammen has warned that Denmark’s ambitious climate goals shouldn’t be too costly. In an interview with Berlingske ahead of upcoming negotiations with, amongst others, the transport and agricultural sectors, Mr…

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Russian ship in Øresund collision

A Russian navy vessel collided with a Swiss-owned container ship in Danish territorial waters on Wednesday near the Øresund Bridge linking Denmark and Sweden. A spokesman for the Danish defence authorities said the…

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Danske Bank Lithuania handled suspicious Russian transactions too

Estonia has always been at the heart of Danske Bank’s money laundering activities but confidential documents leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reveal that its Lithuanian branch also handled suspicious,…

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Posted on 24. Sep, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

The pension industry – Insurance and Pension Denmark (IPD) –  has welcomed the EU’s climate ambitions, as laid out by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the Union…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Infections increase as transmission rate drops

The so-called ‘R’ rate, which reflects the average number of infections one person with the corona virus causes, has fallen to 1.3 from 1.5, provoking cautious optimism from Health Minister Magnus Heunicke who…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Government in minority on EU climate target

A parliamentary majority has urged Climate Minister Dan Jørgensen to put more pressure on the EU to match Denmark’s ambitious CO2 reduction target. While parliament has agreed on a 70% reduction target in…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Denmark continues push for offshore reception centres as EU presents new asylum policy

The European Commission will today present its long-delayed plan to overhaul current EU migration and asylum policy that, according to Immigration Minister Mattias Tesfaye, has ‘failed completely’. Numerous attempts to overhaul EU asylum…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Environmentalists call for halt to DK-Germany tunnel

German environmentalists protested against the planned Fehmarn Belt tunnel between Germany and Denmark, Tuesday. The environmental group ‘Beltretter’ (Belt Savior) called for a halt to Denmark’s biggest-ever construction project in a peaceful protest…

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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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