Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Claims against Danske top $1bn

Financial compensation claims against Danske Bank for its role in the world’s biggest money laundering operation have now topped one billion US dollars. Denmark’s biggest bank is under investigation in several countries for…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Danske Bank employees suffer crisis of confidence

The money laundering scandal, overcharging clients, links to the Russian mafia – staff at Danske Bank, Denmark’s biggest, face a serious erosion of morale that could hit the lender’s business amid a string…

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Posted on 23. Sep, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Handelsbanken warned about money laundering risks….Maersk’s ambitious CO2 target…Carlsberg raises profit projection… The Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), the finance sector’s watchdog, has ordered Swedish Handelsbanken to improve oversight of customers at its Danish branch…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Government tried to shut down Kofod controversy

The government tried to silence the Social Liberals’ (Radikale) gender equality spokesman Samira Nawa after she publicly criticised Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod for having sex with a 15-year-old girl in 2008. Tabloid daily…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Ex-PM denies knowledge of child brides problem

Former prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has rejected claims he was informed about the possibility of illegalities at the immigration ministry in 2016. In previous testimony to the Child Brides Commission, justice minister…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Denmark dependent on Russian gas

Successive Danish governments’ dire warnings about dependency on Russian energy are about to become reality. New figures from partially state-owned Orsted reveal that half of all energy consumption in Denmark this year will…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Russian ambassador criticises Danish Navy’s Arctic drill

Russia’s ambassador to Copenhagen, Vladimir Barbin, has criticised the Danish Navy’s participation in a British-led military operation in Russia’s exclusive economic zone in the Barents Sea earlier this month, saying it risks inflaming tensions in…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Bootleg cigarette trade booming after tax hike

The import of illegal cigarettes has risen dramatically since the government imposed new duties on all tobacco products on April 1st. According to security and consultancy company Eagle Shark, which monitors the ‘black…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Copenhagen gets cheaper

Copenhagen has become a cheaper place to live – at least according to a new survey. From 7th on the British Economist magazine’s annual list of the world’s most expensive cities last year, the Danish…

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Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Danish businessmen in multi-million VAT fraud

The trial of two Danish businessmen accused of multi-million VAT fraud gets underway in Katowice, Poland, today. According to the 64-page indictment the two Danes, aged 53 and 59, are charged with, among…

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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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