Posted on 06. Aug, 2017 in: TWTW

Summer Summary – the main news while you were away

Here’s a brief overview of the past three weeks news. If you’ve been away you didn’t miss much – apart from the worst July weather since 1979. Politics/Economy Prince Henrik sparked off a…


Posted on 09. Jul, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, July 3rd – July 9th 2017       

Politics/Economy Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen urged Donald Trump to ‘straighten himself out, focus on the issues, and respect the dignity of his office’ after the US President tweeted a short video clip of…


Posted on 03. Jul, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 26th – June 2nd 2017        

Politics/Economy The Danish People’s Party (DPP) and Conservatives demanded immediate control of Denmark’s border with Sweden following reports of a significant increase in the number of Islamists who have settled there. Integration Minister…


Posted on 25. Jun, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 19th – June 25th 2017     

Politics/Economy Integration Minister Inger Støjberg said she will no longer share confidential information with any parliamentary committee following a string of damaging leaks concerning sensitive immigration issues – opposition parties called for a…


Posted on 18. Jun, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 12th – June 18th 2017   

Politics/Economy: 51.4% of respondents in a new Voxmeter survey said they believe Danish People’s Party (DPP) leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl has far more power than his allies on the right, including Prime Minister…


Posted on 11. Jun, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, June 6th – June 11th 2017    

Politics/Economy The Danish People’s Party (DPP) demanded a guarantee from the Social Democrats they won’t ease up on Denmark’s strict immigration policy during the next elective period if they regain power. Public confidence…


Posted on 28. May, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 22nd – 28th 2017   

Politics/Economy Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen vowed to strengthen the battle against terrorism after the ’cowardly, vile attack’ in Manchester, UK, where at least 22 people were killed by a suicide bomber Monday…


Posted on 21. May, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 15th – 21st 2017     

Politics/Economy In a new report the National Audit Office (Rigsrevisionen) questioned the controversial 2014 deal that saw a significant ownership share of DONG Energy sold to U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs – despite…


Posted on 14. May, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 8th – 12th 2017         

Politics/Economy While the majority of Danish politicians publicly congratulated French President-elect Emmanuel Macron for his election victory, Sunday, he was dismissed as a ‘little gay boy’ by former Danish People’s Party (DPP) MP…


Posted on 07. May, 2017 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, May 1st – 7th 2017 

Politics/Economy As the left-wing celebrated May 1st with rallies and demonstrations throughout the country, a new study showed a majority of unskilled employees voted for a right-leaning party at the 2015 general election…


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.


7:59-Noticias Danesas de Hoy es una nueva fuente de noticias en inglés dirigida especialmente al cuerpo diplomático, extranjeros viviendo en Dinamarca


7:59 – Prime Minister’s preferred news source



Feels like 4.4°C

6°C / -2°C
Tomorrow Friday Saturday
1° / -4° 2° / -4° -1° / -7°