Posted on 08. Feb, 2022 in: News

New poll: Centre-left takes the lead after winter stagnation

The year’s first Gallup poll shows the centre-left ‘red’ bloc of parties have opened up a lead over the opposition after months of virtual parity between the two sides. The new poll indicates the…

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Posted on 08. Feb, 2022 in: News

Politiken slams ‘deeply irresponsible’ DPP leader

New Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Morten Messerschmidt’s demand that a future centre-right government should commit to taking Denmark out of the European Human Rights Convention is ‘deeply irresponsible, unrealistic, and also ungrateful’…

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Posted on 08. Feb, 2022 in: News

Virus updates

34.849 new corona cases were confirmed, Monday. Of the 120.393 PCR tests taken over the 24-hour period, 29% came back positive, the highest ever. 1,294 people are hospitalised, a new record, but the number…

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Posted on 08. Feb, 2022 in: News

Opposition parties could back government’s labour market reforms

Four parties on the right are ready to support the government’s move to alleviate the labour shortage if they are granted certain concessions. The government has already put together a majority for its…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

Cabinet re-shuffle – defence minister demoted

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has reshuffled her cabinet following Benny Engelbrecht’s resignation as transport minister last week after it was revealed he withheld crucial CO2 emission figures from cross-party negotiations surrounding a new,…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

Denmark has missiles needed by Ukraine but they’re out of date

New Defence Minister Morten Bødskov has confirmed that Denmark has some of the weapons Ukraine needs to defend itself against a Russian invasion but they are out of date. After his predecessor, Trine…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

PM to Berlin

Closer cooperation to limit the climate crisis and security policy in Europe will be high on the agenda when Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen travels to Berlin, Wednesday, for talks with Germany’s new chancellor,…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

New DPP leader demands action on human rights conventions

The Danish People’s Party (DPP) will only support a future centre-right government that is committed to pulling Denmark out the European Human Rights Convention. In an interview with Avisen Denmark, Sunday, new leader Morten…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

Iranian residents found guilty of promoting terrorism

Three Iranian nationals, members of the separatist organisation ASMLA (Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz) which Iran considers a terrorist group, were found guilty of financing and promoting terrorism with Saudi Arabia’s backing by Roskilde District Court,…

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Posted on 07. Feb, 2022 in: News

Virus updates

Infections fall… Copenhagen close to herd immunity… 36.512 new corona cases were confirmed, Sunday, as the daily infection rate continues to tumble from last week’s high of 50,000+.  Of the 166.203 PCR tests…

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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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