Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

8 criminal families cost the state DKK15m per year

The government will put forward a bill this week that would allow the authorities to forcibly remove the children of gang members, following a new report showing eight criminal families have cost the…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Tax agency uses AI to monitor citizens

Civil liberties watchdogs have warned that the Danish Tax Authority’s (SKAT) use of artificial intelligence (AI) to monitor citizens could threaten Denmark’s cherished welfare state. Based on documents obtained under the freedom of…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Released terrorists pose new threat

Denmark could be facing a renewed threat from a surge in the number of convicted terrorists who will soon be released from prison. Henrik Bjelke Hansen, lead author of a new report by…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Spy boss awarded DKK 211,850

‘Spy boss’ Lars Findsen has been awarded DKK 211,850 ($30,700) in compensation for being kept under surveillance for more than a year and then imprisoned for 71 days in the long-running espionage affair. Mr…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Demonstrators disrupt Løkke’s quiz

Pro-Palestine demonstrators disrupted an EU quiz in Copenhagen last night hosted by Moderates leader Lars Løkke Rasmussen. The Foreign Minister attempted to engage with the small group who shouted ‘boycott Israel’ and ‘ceasefire…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

DKK40m donation for Ukraine’s energy supply

Denmark is giving Ukraine an extra DKK40m ($5.8m) to help repair its bombed-out energy supply. Following a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Herman Halushchenko in Kyiv, Monday, Minister for Climate, Energy, and Utilities…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Denmark signs North Sea deal to guard against Russia

Denmark and five other European countries with North Sea maritime borders have signed an agreement to work together to protect underwater infrastructure, including from possible Russian attacks. The six countries involved – Denmark,…

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Posted on 09. Apr, 2024 in: News

Industrial production outstrips EU

Industrial production increased for the first time in three months in February. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show production rose a seasonally adjusted 1.6% month-on-month in February, reversing a 3.1% fall in January….

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Posted on 08. Apr, 2024 in: News

Russia could have fuelled Danish planes

Danish Air Force planes may have been flying on Russian fuel in violation of sanctions. A joint investigation by tabloid daily Ekstra Bladet and research centre Danwatch has found that almost 2 million litres…

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Posted on 08. Apr, 2024 in: News

Government restricts arms sales to Israel

The government has signalled a change in policy by imposing an ‘extremely restrictive approach’ when exporting military equipment to Israel. Since Israel invaded Gaza the coalition has consistently declined to tighten the rules…

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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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