Posted on 23. Feb, 2022 in: News

Denmark falls behind in technology race

Denmark is lagging behind in the global technology race. A new study by the Danish Technological Institute (DTI) reveals that in 7 out of 11 key technology indicators that have ‘major strategic significance’,…

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Posted on 23. Feb, 2022 in: News

Pension funds drop Russian investments

Major Danish pension funds are dropping their investments in Russian government bonds and holdings in Russian state-controlled companies because of the Ukraine situation. Pension Danmark, which had DKK 304bn ($46.29bn) under asset management…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Prime Minister leads condemnation of Putin

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has strongly condemned (S) Russia’s recognition of the eastern Ukraine regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. In a tweeted message last night the PM called it ‘a blatant violation of Ukraine’s…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Iran sends agents on entrapment mission to Denmark

At least four intelligence agents from Iran were sent to Denmark to take down a group of exiled Iranians based in Ringsted. Court documents obtained by DR News reveal how a female Iranian…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

DPP in crisis as 4 MPs walk out

Four leading Dansh People’s Party (DPP) MPs have walked out in protest against newly-elected leader Morten Messerschmidt – health spokesperson Liselott Blixt, employment spokesman Bent Bøgsted, food affairs spokesperson Lise Bech and social…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Virus updates

28.883 new corona cases were confirmed, Monday, as 32.26% of the 89, 541 PCR tests taken over the 24-hour period came back positive – however, the number of people hospitalised with Covid rose by…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Women from ethnic minorities have lower birth rate

For the first time ever, women from immigrant communities in Denmark are giving birth at a lower rate than ethnic Danes – 1.76 children compared to 1.78. According to VIVE, a government analysis…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Duchess of Cambridge on solo visit to Denmark

The Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William and ‘Queen in waiting’, arrives in Denmark today on a fact-finding trip to learn how the country has become a world leader in its approach…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

Food prices rise by 11.5%

Research by tabloid daily BT shows the price of a shopping basket filled with 25 standard food items has risen by 11.5% over the past 10 months. Statistics Denmark has confirmed that inflation…

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Posted on 22. Feb, 2022 in: News

High inflation hits consumer confidence

Rising inflation is having an impact on consumer confidence. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show the consumer confidence index fell to -3.2 in February from -1.5 in January. The average for the past…

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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-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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