Posted on 28. Oct, 2020 in: News

Social Liberals join opposition’s million green cars crusade

The government’s parliamentary ally, the Social Liberals, have joined the opposition’s call for a million electric cars on the road by 2030. Despite its goal of a 70% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2020 in: News

Government promises green public spending

The government has promised to use the state’s purchasing power to choose environmentally friendly goods, services and works – so called ‘Green Public Procurement’ (GPP) or green purchasing. About DKK 365bn (€48bn) is…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2020 in: News

Russian court rejects plea from Danish Jehovah’s Witness

A Russian court has dismissed a plea from a Danish Jehovah’s Witness to replace the remainder of his prison sentence with a fine. 47-year-old Dennis Christensen was originally jailed for six years in…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Carlsberg, Danske Bank, raise profit expectations…Billionaire back in Grundfos’ hot seat….. Carlsberg has been given an unexpected boost during the corona crisis by strong sales in Russia and China. The Danish brewing giant…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Vestager denies knowledge of sex violations during time as Social Liberal leader

Denmark’s Executive Vice President of the European Commission Margrethe Vestager has denied any knowledge of sexual violations taking place during her time as Social Liberal leader or after she quit in 2014 to take…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Centrists pay the price for sex scandals

The Social Liberals (Radikale) have sunk to their lowest level of support for years. Following the recent sexual harassment allegations and a stormy leadership election, the latest Voxmeter poll shows that just over…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Conservatives hijack Liberal voters

The Conservatives, boosted by party leader Søren Pape Poulsen’s high approval ratings, are hovering around 10% in the polls, their best result for more than a decade, but it’s their centre-right ally, the…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Christmas in danger as infections top 1,000

1,056 new corona cases were registered, Monday, the highest daily figure ever in Denmark. The number of hospitalisations also rose sharply, to 145, the most since mid-May. 1.8% of all tests are now…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Retail sales slide despite growing consumer confidence

Despite signs of a rise in consumer confidence, retail sales fell for the third straight month in September. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show sales declined 0.9 percent monthly in September, similar to…

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Posted on 27. Oct, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Danish prosecutors widen investigation into share dividend scandal…..Government finalises SAS bailout…. Danish prosecutors have travelled to London to question former traders about their knowledge of the Cum-Ex tax scandal. Bloomberg News reports how…

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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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