Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Foreign Minister threatens to break off diplomatic relations with Russia

Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod’s threat to break off diplomatic ties with Russia would be a ‘point of no return’ according to foreign policy experts who expressed surprise that the government would go so…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

PM thanks Danish troops during visit to Estonia

The war in Ukraine is a catastrophe but the forewarning of a new era for Europe and Denmark, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told Danish troops stationed in Estonia, Wednesday. The PM, accompanied on…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Denmark would support Finnish NATO bid

Denmark would fully support Finnish NATO membership if the country were to apply, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen told reporters during her trip to Estonia, Wednesday. “If or when Finland would choose to seek…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Worn out combat vehicles can travel no more than 1.5 kilometres per day

The Danish military’s 45 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV), used to carry troops into battle and provide direct fire support, are so worn out that they can travel no more than 1.5 kilometres a day. Internal defence documents…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Local authorities struggling with refugee influx

Some local authorities are already struggling to accommodate the influx of Ukrainian refugees but they’re going to have to ‘grin and bear it’, Immigration Minister Mattias Tesfaye said yesterday. According to Mayor for…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Aid organisation claims Iranian woman was forcibly sedated

Immigration Minister Mattias Tesfaye has been summoned to a parliamentary consultation to answer accusations that an Iranian woman facing deportation was forcibly sedated by the Danish authorities. Refugee aid charity Trampoline House, which…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Virus updates

4,411 new corona cases were registered, Wednesday, as only 16.67% of the 25,496 tested over the 24-hour all tests came back positive. The number of people hospitalised fell by 7, to 1,189, while the…

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Posted on 31. Mar, 2022 in: News

Business shorts

Jyske closes all stores in Russia…Maersk signs green fuel deal with Egypt…Supermarket chains up prices….SAS loses multi-million euro appeal at EU… Danish bedding giant JYSK is closing down all its business operations in…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2022 in: News

Zelinsky thanks Denmark, appeals for more help

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelinsky told the Danish parliament, Tuesday, that Europe must tighten sanctions on Russia by blocking trade, stopping buying oil, and closing ports to Russian ships. Speaking via a direct video…

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Posted on 30. Mar, 2022 in: News

Denmark will continue to help Ukraine’s ‘fight for liberty’

Following President Zelensky’s speech to parliament, Tuesday, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen described the Ukraine leader as a ‘proud leader of a brave nation.’ The PM, who ahead of the speech warmly embraced Ukraine’s…

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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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