Posted on 24. Feb, 2021 in: News

Government criticised for failing climate policies

14 Danish NGOs have accused the government of failing to implement climate policies that would help Denmark achieve the legally mandated goal of a 70% reduction in greenhouse gasses by 2030. According to…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2021 in: News

Denmark gets EU warning

Denmark is one of six countries that have received a warning from the EU Commission for imposing over-zealous border restrictions. Germany, Belgium Sweden, Finland, and Hungary also received letters asking them to ’go…

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Posted on 24. Feb, 2021 in: News

Employment figures hit 11-year-low

The number of people in full-time employment fell in December for the first time since summer. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show there were 3,000 fewer wage earners in December compared to the…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

PM on reopening: Easy does it

The government will tomorrow present its plan to gradually reopen society from March 1st, with the emphasis on ‘gradual’ Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said yesterday. She wrote on Facebook: “The infection rate may…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Experts greenlight retail reopening

Larger retail outlets throughout the country look set to reopen on March 1st if the government follows the recommendations of its own group of experts. The final decision will be presented at a…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Last-minute amendment to epidemy bill

The cross-party parliamentary majority that, if things go to plan, will today pass the much-criticised Epidemic Law has at the last minute inserted a Liberal-led amendment requiring a full-scale review of the legislation…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Virus updates

Infections down again….British mutation becomes dominant….300,000 innoculated but PM promises ‘rapid rise’…Drug-dealing kids step in as Pusher Street remains closed…. 450 new corona cases were reported yesterday, 46 down on the weekend’s figures….

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Free education no longer the key to breaking social legacy

Despite free education and generous student grants Denmark isn’t any better at breaking the negative cycle of social legacy than the USA. A new study by Copenhagen University and the Rockwool Foundation raises…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Greenlanders prefer U.S. to China

Ahead of the April general election in Greenland a new survey shows voters want to see increased cooperation with western countries and organisations. In the first ever foreign policy opinion poll conducted in…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2021 in: News

Denmark leads the way in internet access

Denmark is the most connected country in the world according to the Internet Accessibility Index 2021.  The annual global comparison by UK-based Broadband Choices shows that of all countries with the fastest Internet…

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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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