Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

Government puts the squeeze on citizenship applicants

As part of its crackdown on immigration the government, backed by a cross-party majority, has proposed wide-reaching restrictions on foreigners seeking citizenship. Anyone who’s served a prison sentence will be automatically excluded and…

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Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

Save the Children: Danish government risking the future of Syrian children

The government’s move to deport Syrian refugees continues to make waves abroad. In a statement released on Wednesday the Save the Children organisation joined the international condemnation by accusing the Danish authorities of…

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Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

PM: Climate comes before geopolitical disagreements

Ahead of today’s virtual ‘Earth Day’ climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen declined to comment on the growing US-Russia dispute but said international efforts to reduce carbon…

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Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

Virus updates

Spike infections…..Johnson & Johnson decision next week….Bars, restaurants reopen with no tests for those vaccinated…. There was a spike in the number of new corona cases, Wednesday, as 0.41% of 193.622 tests taken…

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Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

Denmark’s anti-begging legislation compromised by Swiss ruling

Switzerland’s decision not to appeal a landmark human rights judgement that defends a person’s right to beg on the streets could have serious repercussions for Denmark. In January 2014 a woman begging on…

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Posted on 22. Apr, 2021 in: News

Surge in green cars

Sales of ‘green’ cars have surged in this country. New Tax Ministry figures show that in the year’s first quarter (Q1) nearly 24% of all new vehicle registrations –  or 1 in 4…

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2021 in: News

Experts denounce Syria repatriation report

Eight of the twelve experts who provided input for two reports that form the basis of the government’s move to send Syrian refugees home have come out against the controversial policy that’s grabbed…

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2021 in: News

Støjberg rejects experts’ opinions

The views of the eight experts who’ve criticised the government’s Syria repatriation policy have no relevance, former immigration minister Inger Støjberg said last night – those refugees from the Damascus region still need…

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2021 in: News

Conservative MP apologises for threats

Naser Khader has apologised for intimidating and threatening his critics. The Conservative MP took sick leave from parliament last week after Berlingske reported how he has for years threatened rivals who spoke out…

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Posted on 21. Apr, 2021 in: News

Cultural norms bind immigrant women to pots and pans

A significant number of women from non-Western countries desert the labour market or education after getting married. A new Rockwool Foundation study shows 80% of women who find an immigrant partner are working…

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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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