Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

DPP slams ‘amateurish’ EU

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) has demanded answers from Health Minister Magnus Heunicke as to why the ‘amateurish’ EU has failed to secure sufficient amounts of the new corona vaccine. In response to…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

Stinky mink to be dug up, cremated

Millions of mink slaughtered and buried last month as part of a nationwide cull are to be dug up and cremated. The Ministry of Food and Veterinary Affairs said around 4 million mink…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

Ban on mink breeding for at least 12 months

Parliament passed a controversial bill, Monday, that outlaws mink breeding for a year, following the government’s controversial cull of 17 million animals. At the start of November the government issued what later proved…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

3,198 new corona cases were registered, Monday, more than the previous day but far less than last week’s average of nearly 4,000 a day. Despite the dip more people are being hospitalised –…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

No Danish passport for criminals

Convicted criminals will no longer be eligible for a Danish passport if parliament passes the government’s latest anti-immigrant proposal – and the opposition parties have already indicated they will vote yes. As the…

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Posted on 22. Dec, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Vestas takes 25% stake in climate pioneer….Maersk ship in pirate attack….Housing sales 50% up despite corona….Danske Bank shares boosted by U.S. ruling…. Green energy giant Vestas has inked a deal with Copenhagen Infrastructure…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2020 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, December 14th – 20th 2020:

Coronavirus/ What happened last week: Denmark will be in total lockdown between Christmas and New Year -shopping malls and department stores have already closed down and all retail outlets, with the exception of…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2020 in: News

Denmark has the world’s highest tax burden

Denmark has regained its dubious position as the country with the highest tax burden. The latest assessment by the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) of tax levels in the world’s 37…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

Infections dip….250,000 vaccinations within two months….Experts criticise government’s slow response…Contact tracing problems…English corona tracking app…. 2,828 new corona cases were registered Sunday, the lowest daily figure for nearly two weeks, but more patients…

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Posted on 21. Dec, 2020 in: News

Corona reality hits Denmark

Denmark, widely praised in Europe and throughout the world in Spring for quickly containing the first wave of Covid-19, has seen reality hit over the past two months, first with the minkgate scandal…

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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: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
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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