Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Police chief received money, mink coats, and makeovers

A former top-ranking National Police (Rigspolitiet) officer has been charged with bribery for allegedly receiving around DKK800,000, a couple of mink coats, and payment for various cosmetic operations from a consultancy company run…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Double agent terrorist returns from Spain

A Danish citizen given an eight-year prison sentence in Spain in 2018 for terrorist activities is being allowed to return to Denmark. 30-year-old Ahmed Samsam, known as one of Spain’s most dangerous terrorists, was convicted…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Paludan claims illegal arrest in France

Rasmus Paludan, leader of the anti-Muslim ‘Stram Kurs’ (Hard Line) party, claims the French authorities violated EU law by deporting him earlier this month. He was arrested in Paris on November 11th and…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Infections continue to rise in Copenhagen region

The number of corona cases rose to nearly 1,200, Monday, after a ‘lull’ over the weekend when fewer tests were carried out. 1,169 new cases were registered yesterday as the number of patients…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

WHO: Denmark’s tracing policy doesn’t work

The World Health Organisation has criticised Denmark’s corona tracing policy, which according to Professor Dale Fisher, Chair of the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN) steering committee ‘doesn’t work’. In response to a Danish Heath Authority…

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Posted on 24. Nov, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Danske defends negative interest policy…Danish Crown predicts strong pork imports to China….. Danske Bank has defended negative interest rates. Sweden abandoned the policy in December, and it’s viewed with skepticism in the U.S….

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Posted on 23. Nov, 2020 in: News

Støjberg: ‘Drain the swamp’

Former hard line integration minister Inger Støjberg has come under fire for copying Donald Trump’s electioneering tactics. During an anti-government demonstration in Aarhus, Saturday, the Liberals’ deputy leader told hundreds of tractor drivers…

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Posted on 23. Nov, 2020 in: News

Serum Institute under ‘political control’

Health Minister Magnus Heunicke has been summoned to a parliamentary consultation following allegations that Kåre Mølbak, head of the National Serum Institute (SSI), is under ‘political control’ and the government has ’muzzled’ top…

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Posted on 23. Nov, 2020 in: News

Government rejects call for tax-cuts to boost economy

The government has dismissed opposition calls for widespread tax cuts in next year’s budget to boost employment, post-corona. The Liberals’ own draft budget contains a proposal to ease the tax burden on both…

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Posted on 23. Nov, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Infections down….Ban on group gatherings extended….Tractor demo against mink policy….Police chief denies issuing illegal order….Businesses granted right to forcibly test employees….. 850 new corona cases were registered Sunday, the lowest since November 9th…

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