Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

PM eases lockdown – schools to reopen

The government, as expected, announced plans last night to gradually ease the lockdown but failed to go as far as many had hoped. At a press briefing Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said kindergartens,…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Virus expert questions government’s ‘experiment’

The government has embarked on a ’risky policy’ a leading virus expert said last night after the prime minister announced schools and kindergartens will be allowed to reopen after Easter. Professor Allan Randrup…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Opposition leaders criticise stubborn PM

For the first time since the coronavirus gripped the country nearly a month ago the prime minister has come under fire from the opposition. Liberal leader Jacob Ellemann-Jensen told Berlingske that Denmark may…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Economists issue dire warning

The corona crisis is going to ‘wreak havoc’ on the Danish economy, the so-called ’wise men’ of the Economic Council warned in a new report published yesterday. The top economists presented two different…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Health specialists trialling controversial malaria drug against virus

Danish specialists are going ahead with clinical trials of the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a possible antidote to the coronavirus even though it’s been rejected by leading Swedish hospitals due to serious side effects. Thomas…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Banks can withstand crisis

Bouyed by the economic upturn, Danish banks have built up significant capital reserves over the past few years and are well-prepared to withstand the negative effects of the corona crisis, Finance Denmark claimed…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Politicians call for probe into top law firm

Politicians on both sides of the aisle have urged the police to launch an investigation into top legal firm Bech-Brun’s advisory role for the German North Channel Bank, in the DKK12.7bn share dividend…

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Posted on 07. Apr, 2020 in: News

Business shorts

Tivoli’s million dollar a day loss….Billionaire still plans to open 5-star hotel….Magasin won’t be affected by British owner’s bancruptcy… Tivoli Gardens is losing nearly a million dollars a day in turnover because of…

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Posted on 06. Apr, 2020 in: News

Government preparing for gradual reopening of society ‘if public acts correctly’

The prime minister said last night the government is still considering a gradual reopening of society after Easter but stressed that easing restrictions is dependent upon every single person abiding by social distancing…

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Posted on 06. Apr, 2020 in: News

Health experts: Government aiming for herd immunity but won’t admit it

By speculating about reopening society after Easter the government has changed its coronavirus strategy from containment to herd immunity, leading health experts claim. The number of hospitalisations has fallen for the past four…

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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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