Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Denmark world’s least corrupt…again

Despite a rash of public sector scandals Denmark has again been named the world’s least corrupt country. Transparency International’s latest global ranking of perceived corruption amongst 180 countries and territories ranks Denmark number…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Minister aiming to blacklist ‘undemocratic’ mosque donors

Immigration Minister Mattias Tefaye is preparing legislation that would blacklist states and foreign organisations who make financial donations to mosques, if the money is aimed at undermining Danish democracy. After it was revealed…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Minister ‘concerned’ about mosque’s daycare plans

Minister for Children & Education has expressed concern about the controversial Tabia mosque’s plans for a day care centre for at least 80 kids. The Nørrebro mosque has hit the headlines over the…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Commission to probe child brides affair

The government has appointed an independent commission to investigate former immigration minister Inger Støjberg’s role in the 2016 child brides affair in which she ordered the separation of refugee couples at asylum reception centres if…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Mette far more popular than Helle

Two-thirds of Social Democratic voters believe Mette Frederiksen is a better prime minister than her predecessor as party leader, Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Only 11% believe ‘Gucci Helle’ performed better, with 24% undecided. Political commentator…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

CO2 emissions on the rise despite government’s ambitions

The government’s goal of a 70% reduction in Denmark’s greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade has been dealt a blow by a new report showing CO2 emissions actually rose in 2018. The…

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Posted on 23. Jan, 2020 in: News

Top tax ministry official hired illegal workers

A top tax ministry civil servant has been given a public reprimand for hiring unregistered Lithuanian construction workers to renovate his summer house. After tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet and trade union 3F revealed…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2020 in: News

Saudi Arabia funds Copenhagen mosque

Saudi-Arabia has donated millions of kroner to a Copenhagen mosque that has previously acted as a base for some of Denmark’s most extreme Islamists. The DKK4.9m ($725,000) payment to the Tiaba mosque in…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2020 in: News

PM defends asylum centre promise

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen yesterday dismissed accusations the government has reneged on its campaign promise to set up ‘Australian style’ asylum seeker processing centres outside the EU. In response to an article in…

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Posted on 22. Jan, 2020 in: News

Greenland on course for independence despite US interest

Growing U.S. interest in Greenland won’t deter the country from seeking independence from Denmark. In an interview with Arctic Today, Kim Kielsen, Greenland’s premier and head of the country’s self rule government, said…

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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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