Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Submarine Slayer gets life

The ‘Submarine Slayer’, 47-year-old inventor Peter Madsen, was sentenced to life imprisonment, Wednesday, after being found guilty of torturing and murdering Swedish reporter Kim Wall before dismembering her body. Copenhagen City Court Judge…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Copenhagen Police facing multi-million demand from Tibet demonstators

After backing down and agreeing to pay financial compensation to eight demonstrators in the ‘Tibetgate’ affair, Copenhagen Police could be facing demands from hundreds more who feel their civil liberties were infringed during a state visit…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Greenland PM looks to build coalition following tight election

As reported by 7.59 Wednesday, Greenland’s ruling Siumut party won Tuesday’s general election but with a reduced share of the vote – 27 percent, down from 34 percent four years ago. Left-leaning Inuit…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Red/Greens present socialist manifesto

A state-controlled non-profit bank, DKK7bn in tax cuts for low earners, free dental treatment, and cheaper collective transport – just some of the socialistic principles that would be implemented by the Red/Green Alliance…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

DKK730m for Syria

As the co-host of a UN-EU conference in Brussels on the future of Syria that got underway in Brussels, Wednesday, Minister of Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs stressed the need for international support –…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Queen to cover financial loss

The Danish Royal Family was a loss-making enterprise last year. The latest accounts show that despite an increase in state funding, to DKK83.2m, the Royal Household posted a DKK 2.8m loss in 2017, primarily…

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Posted on 26. Apr, 2018 in: News

Business shorts

Business school tests fingerprint payments /  Arla suffers form Brexit / Robot company sold to U.S. Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is testing an electronic payment system with no cards or pin codes –…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2018 in: News

Strike latest: Late night deal divides unions

The possibility of a public-sector strike that could have paralysed the nation has diminished after the powerful Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), an umbrella organisation for 18 Danish trade unions, reached a compromise with employers…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2018 in: News

Greenland election: No change

The social democrat Siumut has emerged as the winner in Tuesday’s general election in Greenland and will continue to be the biggest party in the Landsting parliament. Sara Olsvig, head of the leftist…

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Posted on 25. Apr, 2018 in: News

Løkke in fake news feud

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen became embroiled in a war of words on social media yesterday after populist tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet reported he had acted as an advisor for his wife, Solrún,…

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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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