Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Think tank: Extra DKK1.2bn for police will have minimal effect on crime figures

The government’s promise of an extra DKK1.2bn in funding for the police won’t make the public any safer according to the Kraka think tank. In her maiden speech to parliament at the start…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

PM welcomes Brexit deal but sad to see UK leave

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen welcomed the EU-UK Brexit deal agreed yesterday but said she was still disappointed to see Great Britain leaving the union. She said Brexit is something Britain wants, not the EU…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Left-wing push for ban on gambling ads

The centre-left majority in parliament is ready to ban gambling adverts on TV and radio that, according to new figures, have increased by 300% over the past seven years. Tax Minister Moren Bødskov,…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Danish state facing massive revenue loss from North Sea oil

The state’s revenue from North Sea oil, which has boosted Danish prosperity for fifty years, will in future be far less than projected by the Finance Ministry according to a new report by…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Estonia wants Danske Bank’s money

Estonia believes it’s entitled to a significant portion of the multi-million fines facing Danske Bank in the EU and US for its role in the money laundering scandal. Following legal meetings in New…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

Danish pork prices hit new high as Christmas, Chinese New Year approach

Danish pork is set to rise to its highest price for 18 years with demand fueled by Christmas and preparations for the Chinese New Year at the end of January. Danish Crown has…

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Posted on 18. Oct, 2019 in: News

PFA: From opioid investment to real estate

PFA, the largest customer-owned pension company in Denmark, will in future make most of its real estate investments outside the country. PFA Pension, which manages around DKK650bn ($100bn) of clients’ savings, said it will look…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2019 in: News

Denmark on collision course with EU

More EU for less money – that’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s negotiating position ahead of budget talks in Brussels today when leaders gather to discuss the EU’s Multi-annual Financial Framework (MFF) for 2021-27…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2019 in: News

Half of ethnic minorities would support law banning religious criticism

48% of immigrant descendants believe religion should be legally shielded from criticism, the Integration Ministry’s annual report on ethnic minorities’ role in society shows – for those newcomers who’ve resided in Denmark for less…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2019 in: News

Geo-location data cleared as evidence

Public prosecutors can again use mobile phone location data as evidence in criminal cases after a temporary, two-month ban. 36 prisoners have so far been released as part of an ongoing review of…

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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: TODAS LAS NOTICIAS DANESAS DEL MOMENTO.
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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