Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Government’s ally: Kofod should never have been appointed

The Red/Green Alliance, the government’s parliamentary ally, has joined the chorus of criticism aimed at Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod after it was revealed yesterday that the 15-year-old girl he had sex with in…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Infection rate ‘excessive, alarming’

More than 800 people have tested postive for the corona virus over the past two days – yesterday’s figure of 453 was the highest since April 8th and came as the World Health…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

EU minimum wage proposal threatens Danish labour market

Danish lawmakers have denounced European Commission President von der Leyen’s proposal for a pan-EU minimum wage, In her State of the Union address on Wednesday, Ms von der Leyen stressed the importance of ‘reinforcing Europe’s…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Climate activists shut down traffic in capital

Climate activists glued themselves to Danske Bank’s headquarters in Copenhagen, Thursday, in protest against the government’s policy of continuing to invest in oil exploration. The ‘happening’ was part of a 5-day demonstration by…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Denmark joins condemnation of internet shutdown in Belarus

Denmark was among 29 countries in a joint statement issued by the U.S. State Department on Thursday condemning the internet shutdown in Belarus. “The closures and blocking or filtering of services unjustifiably limit…

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Posted on 18. Sep, 2020 in: News

Nordics condemn Navalny poisoning, Belarus repression

The Foreign Ministers of Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark gathered in Bornholm, Thursday, to discuss matters of international security and foreign policy. From the Foreign Ministry: ”The ministers condemned in the strongest…

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Posted on 17. Sep, 2020 in: News

Defence Minister faces grilling on intelligence scandal – PM could be next

Defence Minister Trine Bramsen has been summoned to a parliamentary consultation to defend her handling of the growing Military Intelligence (FE) scandal that’s rapidly becoming a major headache for the government. The Liberals’…

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Posted on 17. Sep, 2020 in: News

Ministries were briefed about Military Intelligence scandal months ago

The Ministry of State and other ministries have known for months about the scandal at Military Intelligence that led to head of the agency, Lars Findsen, and Thomas a Ahrenkiel, who should have…

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Posted on 17. Sep, 2020 in: News

Youth leaders: Foreign Minister should be kicked out

In sharp contrast to most MPs who’ve remained silent on the Jeppe Kofod Me Too affair, youth-wing leaders have called for the Foreign Minister to be fired – with immediate effect. The prime…

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Posted on 17. Sep, 2020 in: News

Former interns decry sexist culture at DR News

Former interns at DR News have fired off a letter of complaint to management about a culture of ‘sexism and harassment’ at the state-run broadcaster. As the MeToo movement continues to gain strength…

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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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