Posted on 12. Dec, 2019 in: News

Denmark rises in climate rankings

Denmark has risen up the rankings of the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI), which monitors the climate protection performance of 57 countries and the EU. In its summary of this year’s results the…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2019 in: News

British Attorney General conflicted by Danish share dividend scandal

British Attorney General and MP Charles Geoffrey Cox was until recently an advisor to Sanjay Shah the main suspect in the DKK12.7bn share dividend scandal, Denmark’s biggest-ever tax fraud. DR News reports how Mr Cox…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2019 in: News

Inflation creeps upwards

Danish inflation rose slightly in November. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show the consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in November, following a 0.6 percent increase in October. Prices for education had…

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Posted on 12. Dec, 2019 in: News

Business shorts

Leading banks given ‘rap on knuckles’….Tax authority targets bitcoin cheats….Boom time for pension funds…. Four leading banks have been given a formal warning by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) for failing to…

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Posted on 11. Dec, 2019 in: News

China’s ambassador threatened Faroe Islands: No 5G, no trade deal

China’s ambassador to Denmark, Feng Tie, allegedly threatened the Faroe Islands’ that his country would pull out of a planned free-trade deal if they refused to accept Chinese tech company Huawei as the…

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Lawmakers respond to Chinese threat: ‘Disgusting communists’

Politicians on both sides of the aisle have reacted angrily to China’s aggressive behaviour towards the Faroe Islands. After Berlingske reported how China’s ambassador to Denmark, Feng Tie, allegedly threatened the Faroe Islands’…

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Climate Minister unveils plans for DKK300bn energy islands

As part of its target to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 70% over the next decade the government is considering investing up to DKK300bn ($45bn) in a mega offshore wind park that would…

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Posted on 11. Dec, 2019 in: News

Danish Intelligence ‘concerned’ about Russian Arctic airbase

Russia is close to completing a new military airbase in the Arctic, Norwegian media report. The base, located in the Arctic archipelago of Franz Josef Land, will be ready in 2020 and is…

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Posted on 11. Dec, 2019 in: News

Chinese chefs exploited, underpaid

Denmark’s biggest trade union, 3F, has revealed how hundreds of Chinese chefs are being exploited and underpaid by Danish restaurant owners. Under the terms of their work visa the chefs should be earning…

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Posted on 11. Dec, 2019 in: News

National Archives failed to act on stolen Nazi documents

The National Archives should have made a greater effort to recover stolen Nazi papers, acting Minister for Culture Rasmus Prehn said yesterday. Documents concerning 91-year-old Danish Nazi Helmuth Leif Rasmussen, who by his…

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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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