Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

New ambassador to Germany in hot water

Denmark’s new ambassador to Germany could be facing disciplinary action, or even criminal proceedings, after it was revealed he failed to act on reports of fraud at the Ministry of Defence Estate Agency (MDEA)…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

Social fraudsters’ kids get prison terms

The three children of 65-year-old social fraudster Britta Nielsen, who earlier this year was found guilty of embezzling DKK117m from the Danish social authorities, were jailed yesterday for receiving millions of kroner in stolen…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

Swedes jailed for Copenhagen bombing

Two Swedish nationals have been found guilty of bombing the Danish tax agency in August last year. Copenhagen District Court on Thursday sentenced the two men, 23 year old Nurettin Nuray Syuleyman and…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

Russian nuclear sub goes missing in Danish waters

A Danish plane was dispatched to locate a Russian nuclear submarine that had ‘disappeared’ off NATO’s radar, Thursday. A Danish Hercules transport aircraft returning from a routine mission in Norway was contacted by…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

Health authority recommends new mask policy

In a turnaround from previous policy the Danish Health Authority (DHA) has now recommended that people wear face masks in ‘certain circumstances’ to withstand the coronavirus. The DHA had previously deemed the wearing…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

Virus updates

No new hospitalisations, deaths…..Danish ship quarantined in Spain….. There have been no fatalities in Denmark from the corona virus over the past 48 hours so the death toll remains at 609 – similarly…

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Posted on 10. Jul, 2020 in: News

New EU trucking rules good for Denmark says minister

Denmark has welcomed new EU rules for truck drivers passed in Brussels, Thursday. Transport Minister Benny Engelbrecht said the new goods transport package will make Danish trucking companies more competitive by putting a…

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Posted on 09. Jul, 2020 in: News

US ambassador’s flirt with Faroes sends a ‘dangerous signal’

US Ambassador Carla Sands’ eagerness to bypass Denmark and personally negotiate with the Faroe Isands should set the alarm bells ringing in Copenhagen, one of Denmark’s leading foreign policy experts has warned. Following…

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Posted on 09. Jul, 2020 in: News

Transport company charged with exploiting Filipino truck drivers

Two years after the police found 25 Philippine truck drivers living under slum conditions near Padborg, the Public Prosecutor has launched a lawsuit against transport company Kurt Beier and management officials. A subsequent…

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Posted on 09. Jul, 2020 in: News

Danish woman nabbed at airport, charged with terrorism

A young woman arrested at Copenhagen Airport on Tuesday has been charged with travelling to Syria and joining the Islamic State (IS). The 22-year-old, a Danish citizen, appeared in court, Wednesday, where she…

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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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