Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Social Liberals: Stop Russian pipeline

The Social Liberals (Radikale) are determined stop the €11bn Russian gas pipeline project, North Stream 2, passing through Danish territorial waters. At the party’s summer group meeting MPs pushed for a ‘hard line’…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Greenland MP excluded for credit card abuse

Greenland MP Aleqa Hammond has been excluded from her own Siumit party for misusing a credit card issued by the Danish parliament. Siumit leadership offered her the choice of remaining as a party…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Female led mosque holds first prayer session

The Mariam Mosque in Copenhagen, Scandinavia’s first female-led mosque, will host its first Friday prayers session this week, for women only. Founder of the mosque, Sherin Khankan, born in Denmark to a Syrian father…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Tax scam hits two billion dollars

The Tax Authority (SKAT) has been scammed out of more money in the share dividend scandal than previously reported. In a new report SKAT has upwardly adjusted the loss by DKK3.2bn to DKK12.3bn…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Cult leader avoids extradition

Mexico has denied a Danish request to extradite Mogens Amdi Perdersen, founder of the the global humanitarian organisation Tvind, often referred to as a cult. The controversial Mr Petersen and four other Tvind leaders…

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Posted on 24. Aug, 2016 in: News

Consumers more confident

Consumer confidence rose to the highest level in four months in August, The consumer confidence index climbed to 4.8 in August from 3.1 in July,  figures from Statistics Denmark showed Tuesday. In June, the…

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Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 in: News

Justice Minister regrets jewellery law

The government misjudged the potential reaction to the controversial jewellery law, Justice Minister Søren Pind told  TV2 News, Monday. When passed earlier this year the law, which gives immigration officials the right to…

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Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 in: News

Flood of asylum seekers reduced to a trickle

Only 62 refugees or migrants applied for asylum in Denmark last week, the fifth week in a row that the figures have failed to hit one hundred. Since controls were reintroduced along the…

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Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 in: News

100% rise in student expenditure – calls for cutbacks

Expenditure on the student grant (SU) scheme has increased dramatically over the past decade, leading to calls for cutback in the generous system. The number of SU recipients rose from 315,000 to 486,000…

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Posted on 23. Aug, 2016 in: News

Brexit vote has had no effect on Danish job market

Despite the doomsday warnings, Great Britain’s impending exit from the EU has had no effect on the Danish labour market. Ahead of the June referendum, experts at the Danish Finance Ministry and leading…

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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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