Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

Liberals: Stopping Russian pipeline isn’t that easy

The government is under political pressure from the left to stop the Russian Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from passing through Danish territorial waters but it isn’t that easy, the ruling Liberals’ foreign…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

Løkke: Turkey doesn’t belong in the EU

Turkey does everything wrong and doesn’t belong in the EU, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said on arrival at the 2-day EU summit in Brussels, Thursday. He said the EU should stop accession…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

PM: ‘Brexit deal needs hard work’

Both the EU and Great Britain have a shared interest in making a mutually beneficial Brexit deal but both sides have a lot of work to do, Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen said…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

Foreign students owe €104m

Student loans to EU nationals have more than doubled even though there’s no guarantee the money will ever be repaid. Tax Ministry figures show 4,250 students from other EU countries received a state loan in…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

UN urges Denmark’s to re-think refugee policy

The UN has urged Denmark to start accepting quota (mandatory) refugees again from next year. Minister of Immigration Inger Støjberg stated very firmly in September that Denmark won’t accept any refugees under the…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

DPP challenges Dublin Agreement

Denmark should pull out of the Dublin Agreement if EU countries are forced to accept a relocation quota of refugees, the Danish People’s Party (DPP) whip said yesterday. According to Anders Vistiner there’s…

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Posted on 20. Oct, 2017 in: News

Business shorts

Vestas signs groundbreaking energy deal in Australia / Dankort transactions slow/ Denmark 7th-biggest maritime nation Vestas has signed a partnership deal with Australian renewables developer Windlab to develop the world’s first utility-scale, on-grid…

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Posted on 19. Oct, 2017 in: News

Opposition parties agree: Stop the Russian pipeline

The opposition is pressuring the government to reject the Russian Nord Stream 2 project which, according to plans, will transport natural gas from Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea and Danish territorial…

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Posted on 19. Oct, 2017 in: News

Construction sector bemoans labour shortage

The construction sector has called on lawmakers to take political action to counter the labour shortage. A growing number of companies are being forced to say no to contracts because they don’t have…

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Posted on 19. Oct, 2017 in: News

New call to scrap defence opt-out

Denmark could be heading for year another EU referendum after the Social Liberals called for the country’s opt-out on defence and military affairs to be scrapped. Ahead of the 2-day summit that gets…

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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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