Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Germany, Holland query Løkke’s asylum project

Germany and Holland have distanced themselves from Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s proposal to house failed asylum seekers at a location outside the EU. The prime minister claimed earlier this month he had held talks…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Opposition leader hopes to copy ‘Austrian model’

Austria could provide the key to limiting child benefit for migrant EU workers, according to Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen. After Employment Minster Troels Lund Poulsen acknowledged last week that the government has…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

New poll: Opposition in the lead

The opposition remains on course for victory at the next election despite the internal division on the left following Social Democrat leader Mette Frederiksen’s threat to form a minority, Social Democrat-only government. The latest Voxmeter…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Immigration the top campaign issue – again

It looks like immigration will again be the main issue when the next election campaign gets underway. A new Gallup poll shows that even though the government has tightened legislation 89 times since…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Companies struggling to find east European workers

Hundreds of thousands of east Europeans have found work in Denmark over the past decade but the tide has turned. Following the economic upturn in eastern Europe many migrant workers have returned home…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Torture victims win compensation

18 Iraqi torture victims are to receive DKK30,000 ($5,800) each following a landmark High Court ruling, Friday. A total of 23 Iraqi prisoners sued the Danish Defence Ministry with allegations they were handed…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Climate Minister: EU’s new renewable energy target will boost Danish exports

Climate Minister Lars Christian Lilleholt (V) has welcomed the EU’s 32% renewable energy target for 2030, agreed by negotiators late last week According to Eurostat figures Denmark is already well-placed in EU comparisons,…

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Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 in: News

Public loses confidence in Danske Bank

Public confidence in Denmark’s biggest bank, Danske, has fallen in the wake of the money laundering scandal. The percentage of Danes who find the bank credible has fallen to 63 percent this year…

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Posted on 15. Jun, 2018 in: News

Tibet Commission widens scope to previous Chinese visits

Justice Minister Søren Pape has ordered the Tibet Commission to extend its investigation into potential police violations to cover all Chinese state visits since 1995. The Minister ordered the Commission to be re-opened last week…

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Posted on 15. Jun, 2018 in: News

Public has no faith in politicians

Voters’ confidence in their elected officials has sunk to an all-time low. In a new Wilke poll for Avisen.dk, 65% of respondents said they have little trust in politicians, with just a minor…

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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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