Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

New restrictions: Mandatory face masks in public

With the number of registered corona cases fast approaching 1,000 per day the government has announced a raft of new measures aimed at breaking the chain of infection, including mandatory facemasks in supermarkets…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

Virus warning: 4,000 daily infections within 14 days

945 people tested positive for covid-19 in the 24-hour Saturday-Sunday period, the highest figure ever since the epidemic hit Denmark in March and ‘extremely concerning’ according to Jan Pravsgaard Christensen, professor in Immunology of Infectious…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

Finance Minister promises more business aid

Finance Minister Nikolaj Wammen has promised the government will ‘expand and extend’ financial aid to businesses that could suffer from the latest coronavirus restrictions announced by the prime minister, Friday. Following the surge…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

Corona passport for tourists?

A parliamentary majority, led by the Liberals (V), has called for a corona passport that would allow tourists to enter Denmark if they can prove they are virus-free. Deputy Liberal leader Inger Støjberg…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

DPP: Women should be allowed to snitch on imams

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) is preparing to launch a proposal that would breach established legislative principles by allowing the authorities to act on anonymous reports. Following recent reports of a Muslim wife…

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Posted on 26. Oct, 2020 in: News

UN experts question legality of ghetto bill

United Nations (UN) experts have urged the government to suspend the sale of housing units in areas designated as ghettoes until the controversial legislation has been tested by a court of law. Under…

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Posted on 25. Oct, 2020 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 19th – October 25th 2020:

Coronavirus/ What happened last week: With the number of registered corona cases fast approaching 1,000 per day the government announced a raft of new measures aimed at breaking the chain of infection, including…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2020 in: News

Christmas parties fall victim to corona

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has warned of the need for new restrictions to combat the spread of covid-19 after 762 new cases were registered, Thursday, a single-day record. She said Denmark, like other…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2020 in: News

Corona boost for defence spending

The corona pandemic has moved Denmark closer to meeting NATO’s 2% defence spending demand. A new NATO report shows Denmark will spend 1.47% of GDP (Gross Domestic Product) on defence this year, while…

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Posted on 23. Oct, 2020 in: News

New poll: Opposition catches up as right-wing parties make gains

A new opinion poll shows the Social Democrats have lost some of the goodwill built up during the corona crisis while their parliamentary ally, the Social Liberals (Radikale), struggling with a sexism scandal,…

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