Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Council work scheme costs 1 million kroner per job

Copenhagen City Hall has spent DKK6.8m ($1.05m) funding failed job-creation projects run by private organisations for the long-term unemployed. Between April 2017 and March 2018, 289 socially vulnerable people were forced to attend…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Danes more ‘EU friendly’ after Brexit

Around three quarters of the Danish electorate expect to vote in next year’s European parliamentary election. A new Eurobarometer survey shows 76% of Danes say they will vote in 2019, the highest number…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Denmark in global competitiveness top 10

Denmark has climbed into the global top-10 on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) latest Global Competiveness report, a comparison of the world’s biggest economies based on almost 100 different indicators, from the quality…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Incapacitated citizens to get right to vote – ‘a major victory for democracy’

The Institute for Human Rights (IHR) has applauded the government’s move to give incapacitated people who’ve been appointed a guardian the right to vote in general elections. Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen said…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Putin critic targets Nordea

London-based financier William Browder, who in June asked the Danish authorities to investigate Danske Bank for allegedly allowing Russian officials to launder millions of dollars stolen over the last decade, has now turned his attention to Scandinavia’s biggest…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Currency exchange bureaus shut down in crackdown on money laundering

51 currency exchange bureaus in Denmark have been forced to close down over the past two years following a crackdown on money laundering. Head of the Financial Supervisory Authority’s (FSA) money laundering department,…

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Posted on 17. Oct, 2018 in: News

Chinese trading giant in line for Danish aid

Chinese internet trading giant Alibaba is in the running to receive nearly a million dollars in Danish development aid. Left-wing daily Information reports today how the online commerce company, in partnership with a…

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Posted on 16. Oct, 2018 in: News

Foreign Minister welcomes EU crackdown on chemical weapons

Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen has welcomed a new EU sanctions mechanism targeting those who use and develop chemical weapons, part of a crackdown after the nerve agent poisoning in March of Sergei Skripal,…

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Posted on 16. Oct, 2018 in: News

Social authority suspends payments following multi-million fraud

The Social Welfare Authority (Socialstyrelsen) has temporarily shut down all funding for schemes and programmes aimed at some of the most vulnerable groups in society as police continue the hunt for 64-year-old Anna…

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Posted on 16. Oct, 2018 in: News

Finance Minister: Globalisation has made everybody richer

Globalisation has made Denmark more prosperous without increasing financial inequality, Finance Minister Kristian Jensen said yesterday. Commenting on a new Finance Ministry study, Mr Jensen said globalisation has made everybody richer, while at…

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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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