Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Denmark best European country for business

Denmark has the fourth year in a row been ranked as the best place in Europe to do business by the World Bank From Invest in Denmark:  Companies looking for a smooth way…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Ambassadors in major reshuffle next year

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a re-shuffle of ambassadors at Denmark’s most senior diplomatic posts in August next year. Denmark’s ambassador in the USA, Peter Taksøe-Jensen, is to be the new…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Multi-billion Science City project

Copenhagen’s new Science City is slowly taking shape in the inner city district of Nørrebro. The DKK6bn ($1.1bn) project, a new science-based environment aimed attracting international researchers and students, will stretch over a…

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Posted on 29. Oct, 2014 in: News

Americans shocked by high Danish fast-food wages

The Danish welfare system is again highlighted in the New York Times, which registers surprise that people can earn a decent, liveable wage by flipping burgers at McDonalds or Burger King. From the…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Government’s ‘misguided’ refugee numbers

The government stands accused of ‘muddying’ the immigration debate by constantly claiming that 20,000 asylum seekers will have arrived in Denmark by the end of the year. New figures show that many of…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Liberals push for more asylum restrictions

The Liberals are pushing for far tougher asylum restrictions than those proposed by the government. In response to new figures revealing that no more than 20-25 per cent of Syrian refugees – those who…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Government’s secret aid plan

The government has drawn up a secret draft for how it plans to take funding from development aid projects abroad to pay for the dramatic increase in asylum seekers in this country. Politiken…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Asylum seekers cost less than four years ago

In the midst of the ever-present immigration debate it’s emerged that expenditure per each individual asylum seeker has fallen by more than 20 per cent over the past four years. Left-wing daily Information…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Labour Minister: Government policy has led to more unemployment

The government has admitted that removing the cap on social benefits and abolishing the low rate of start help for welfare has led to more unemployment amongst immigrants – but claims the cuts…

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Posted on 28. Oct, 2014 in: News

Correspondence confirms frosty relationship between parliament and justice ministry

The Justice Ministry has on at least two occasions refused to allow PET (Danish Intelligence), the police, or top civil servants, to brief MP’s on controversial issues. After Jyllands-Posten revealed that a number…

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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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