Posted on 22. Sep, 2020 in: News

Danske Bank tries to repair image with development loans

Danske Bank is trying to improve its tarnished image by stressing how it provides loans for the implementation of projects in developing countries in co-operation with the Danish Government. According to Denmark’s biggest…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

Danske Bank moved money for ‘drug dealers, corrupt regimes, arms traffickers’

Millions of ‘tainted dollars’ funnelled through Danske Bank’s now liquidated branch in Estonia was linked to drug dealers, arms smugglers and mafia-like organisations, confidential documents leaked by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

Defence Minister ‘compromised national security’

Former Defence Minister Claus Hjorth Frederiksen has accused his successor of compromising national security by confirming Denmark’s cooperation with US spy agency NSA. In an interview with Berlingske, Mr Frederiksen, who was forced…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

Restrictions tightened as infections surge

The government has imposed further restrictions following the spike in corona infections. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said ahead of the weekend that the limit on public gatherings will be lowered to 50 people…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

Infection rate hits record-high

589 new coronavirus infections were registered in Denmark between Saturday and Sunday, the highest 24-hour figure since the outbreak started in March. The number of hospitalisations is also on the rise – 62…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

Parliament greenlights new aid package for bars, restaurants

The government has come to the aid of struggling bars, cafes, and restaurants with a new financial aid package. Business Minister Simon Kollerup said last night that a broad, cross-party majority has agreed…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: News

‘Misguided’ TV show mixes naked adults and schoolkids

A Danish TV show that allows schoolkids to study the naked bodies of adults has been slammed as ’depraved’ by the Danish People’s Party (DPP) and grabbed the headlines abroad. The award-winning programme,…

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Posted on 21. Sep, 2020 in: TWTW

The Week That Was September 14th – 20th 2020:

Coronavirus/ What happened last week: The number of corona cases rose to the highest level since March as the World Health Organisation was warning of ’alarming rates of transmission’ of COVID-19 across Europe…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Foreign Minister apologises – but won’t quit

Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod, at the centre of a ‘Me Too’ storm for having sex with a 15-year-old girl at a Social Democrat youth party in 2008, when he was 34, has again offered a…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Analysts: Kofod’s crisis management could save his career

Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod’s public apology for having sex with a 15-year-old girl was a ‘wise move’ that could save his political career, leading political commentators said last night. Tabloid daily BT’s political…

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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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