Posted on 02. Dec, 2020 in: News

DKK60m aid grant to Ethiopia

Denmark is contributing an extra DKK60m (€8m) to the north Ethiopian state of Tigray where the escalating conflict has driven tens of thousands of refugees from their homes. Minister for Development Aid Flemming…

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Posted on 02. Dec, 2020 in: News

New military chief faces clean-up operation

56-year-old Flemming Lentfer officially took over as Chief of the Danish Armed Forces, Tuesday, replacing Bjørn Bisserup who’s taken early retirement following a series of scandals in the military. On his first day…

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Posted on 02. Dec, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Taxman hits Ørsted with billion-dollar tax bill….Ørsted behind world’s 2nd-biggest wind farm in Netherlands….Magasin owner on verge of bankruptcy…. Ørsted has been hit with a DKK6.6bn ($1bn) tax demand. The Danish Tax Agency…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Berlingske: U.S. Ambassador’s parting shot hits the target

Soon to be ex-U.S. Ambassador to Denmark Carla Sands is seen by Danish politicians as extremely annoying and, like President Trump, often rather undiplomatic, but when she leaves Denmark early next year she’ll…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Government’s Christmas rush

The government is facing a busy December as it looks to seal a number of legislative issues before the New Year, including: The 2021 budget: In accordance with the Constitution, the budget needs…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Denmark’s ‘George Floyd trial’ gets underway

The trial of two brothers charged with the brutal slaying of a 28-year-old Danish-Tanzanian male on the island of Bornholm  got underway, Monday. The accused men were arrested in June and charged with manslaughter…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

No signs of a decrease in infection rate….New restrictions on the way for capital region… 1,129 new corona cases were registered, Monday, as the positivity rate of those tested rose to 1.89%, close…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Economy up, unemployment down

The economy bounced back with record 4.9% GDP growth in the year’s third quarter (Q3) compared to Q2. Despite the impressive figures, Statistics Danmark also notes that the economy shrank by 4.1 percent…

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Posted on 01. Dec, 2020 in: News

Ørsted wins legal battle with scientist’s family

Green energy giant Ørsted has won a 3-year court battle to use its own name. The Supreme Court ruled in favour of the world’s biggest offshore wind operator, Monday, confirming a lower court…

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