Posted on 28. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus: ‘Alarming Christmas figures’

The Covid death rate rose to 1,174, Sunday, as a further 2,180 new corona cases were registered. At the same time the positivity rate amongst those being tested has risen to nearly 4%…

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Posted on 28. Dec, 2020 in: News

Liberal leader signals split with Støjberg

Liberal (Venstre) leader Jacob Ellemann Jensen is ready to support an impeachment trial against his deputy Inger Støjberg, a move that could split Denmark’s biggest opposition party right down the middle. In an…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

Encouraging virus figures but hospitals under pressure

There’s good – and bad – corona news this morning. The number of people hospitalised due to COVID-19 has risen to an all-time high – 723 – but at the same time infection…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

No herd immunity before September – EU has bought too few vaccines

Despite the prospect of a national vaccination programme getting underway within days a new study claims Denmark won’t reach herd immunity until September, three months after the U.S., Great Britain, and Canada, because…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

British warning: Resisting new virus mutation is ‘mission impossible’

A leading British scientist has warned Denmark not to spend too much time or money trying to resist the new B117 mutant coronavirus strain that’s closed down London because it would be ‘mission…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

Copenhagen hospitals pray for Christmas miracle

Hospitals in the Copenhagen region are operating at full capacity and hoping for a ’Christmas miracle’. Between 30 and 40 corona patients more are being admitted than discharged every day, which means that,…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

Consumers confident despite crisis

Despite the virus problems and the prospect of a new lockdown consumer confidence has risen this month. The latest Statistics Denmark data shows the consumer confidence index increased to -3.8 in December from…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

Dip in retails sales following strong October

Retail sales declined in November following high levels of spending the previous month. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show retail sales declined a 3.1 percent month on month in November, after a 8.3…

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Posted on 23. Dec, 2020 in: News

Industrial espionage trial ends with prison sentence for former top executive

A former head of purchasing at Velux, the world’s leading manufacturer of roof windows and skylights, has been sentenced to two years in prison for industrial espionage. A German businessman who was charged…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

No vaccinations until after Christmas

The first corona vaccine could arrive in Denmark within the next 48 hours but vaccinations won’t start until December 27th. The European Commission granted a conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for the COVID‑19 vaccine…

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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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7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca

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