Posted on 31. Oct, 2021 in: News

Good week, Bad week…

It was a good week for… The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR) which has nabbed hundreds of social frauds illegally going on holiday while claiming social entitlements – local authorities…

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Posted on 31. Oct, 2021 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, October 25th – 31st 2021:

Coronavirus/ What happened last week: Corona cases rose throughout the week – on Saturday the daily infection figures topped 1,000 for the 11th day in a row, even though 76.3% of the population…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

‘Minkgate’ becomes ‘Textgate’ as PM is grilled on deleted messages

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen faced a barrage of questions throughout Thursday from journalists eager to know why she and her senior staff members deleted text messages last year regarding the government’s decision to…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Justice Minister rejects call to involve police in growing text message scandal

Justice Minister Nick Hækkerup has dismissed the Liberals’ (Venstre) call to allow the police to investigate the PM’s deleted text messages. In a written statement, Thursday, the minister said he could see no…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Virus updates

Pandemic spreading…Hospitalisations at 7-month high….Spike in infections over half-term break….Experts call for restrictions…. 1,871 new corona cases were reported Thursday as the daily infection figures topped 1,000 for the ninth day in a…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Denmark joins international condemnation of Israel

Just one day after the U.S. criticised Israel for its plan to build 3,000 new homes in the occupied West Bank, Denmark, alongside France, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland,…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

High Court increases sentencing in alleged racist slaying

Two brothers sentenced to 14 years in prison each for the murder of a bi-racial man on the island of Bornholm last year have had their prison terms increased by the High Court….

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Courts speed up deportations for foreign criminals

Danish courts continue to deport foreign criminals at a fast rate. A 21-year-old Lithuanian man was given a lengthy prison sentence by the High Court , Thursday, with deportation to follow, after being…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Pension giant sets $31bn target for green investements

ATP, Denmark’s biggest pension fund, is targetting DKK 200bn ($31bn) in green investments by 2030 and half of that in 2025. CEO Bo Foged said in a statement, Thursday: “Reaching a 100 billion…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2021 in: News

Development aid linked to green transition

Ahead of the COP26 Climate Conference that gets under way in Glasgow next week the Ministry for Development Cooperation has launched a pilot programme with guarantees for an additional DKK 3-4 billion for investments…

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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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