Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 in: News

Covid hits Royal Family

The Danish royal family have been forced to self-isolate after Prince Christian, second in line to the Danish throne, tested positive for COVID-19. His parents, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary, received…

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Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 in: News

775,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2030

Ahead of the 2021 budget deal announced Sunday, a cross-party parliamentary majority reached agreement to put at least 775,000 electric or hybrid cars on the roads by 2030 in an attempt to reach…

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Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 in: News

Microsoft follows Apple, Google and Facebook with Danish data centre

Microsoft has announced plans to build a new data centre in the Zealand region north of Copenhagen that will totally rely on renewable energy and create thousands of new jobs by 2024. It’s…

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Posted on 08. Dec, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Industrial production suffers…Clothing magnate is Denmark’s richest….SAS heading for record, year-end loss…. Industrial production fell in October. The latest Statistics Denmark figures, released Monday, show industrial production dropped a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Cities facing lockdown as PM moves to ’save Christmas’

The government will announce a partial lockdown of Denmark’s major cities this morning. Following a record number of corona cases over the weekend, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen warned on Facebook, late Sunday, of…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus experts urge lawmakers to come together and show ‘community spirit’

36 of Denmark’s top corona experts and specialists have co-signed an open letter, aimed at the government and parliament, expressing their concern that lawmakers’ behaviour could encourage the public to doubt the restrictions…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Hospitalisations could increase by 100% before Christmas – infections 400% A record high of 1,745 new coronavirus cases were reported Sunday as the number of hospitalisations rose by 23, to 302. 2.4% of all…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Government secures majority for 2021 budget

The government and its centre-left allies have reached agreement on the 2021 budget with a raft of stimulus measures that, it’s claimed, will create up to 14,000 jobs next year. In addition to…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Electorate split on Mohammed cartoons in schools: ‘Danes don’t like conflict’

The electorate is divided on the thorny issue of whether the controversial Mohammed cartoons should be a part of the school curriculum. In the wake of the brutal murder of French schoolteacher Samuel…

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Posted on 07. Dec, 2020 in: News

Hong Kong activist ‘disappointed’ with Danish government

Despite initial claims that the government has furthered Denmark-China relations by declining to meet Ted Hui during his trip to Copenhagen last week, Beijing has accused those Danish MPs who welcomed the pro-democracy activist of…

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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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