Posted on 22. Aug, 2016 in: News

Business shorts

Maersk coy on split / Home repossessions tumble Maersk: A.P. Moeller-Maersk has declined to confirm, or deny, that it’s considering splitting the company into two.  Louise Muenter, head of media and stakeholder relations…

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Posted on 22. Aug, 2016 in: TWTW

The Week That Was, August 15th – 21st 2016

Politics/Economy Berlingske characterised upcoming cross-party political negotiations as the ‘most complex’ in modern times which could, according to the paper, lead to the demise of the government. Opposition leader Mette Frederiksen warned there’d…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Løkke’s U-turn on conventions

Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has gone back on a campaign promise by refusing to challenge international human rights and refugee conventions. Mr Rasmussen repeatedly stated in last year’s election campaign that ‘Denmark…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

DPP MEP accused of ID theft

Danish People’s Party (DPP) MEP Morten Messerschmidt is in hot water again over his chairmanship of the anti-EU movement MELD (Movement for a Europe of Liberties and Democracy). Two of his former colleagues…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Political majority demands airport checks on fraudsters

A political majority has called for the reintroduction of spot checks on returning passengers at Copenhagen Airport after it was revealed that inspectors from the Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment nabbed 608…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Jutland town suffers as jobs are moved abroad

The normally thriving town of Thisted is suffering as companies continue to move production overseas. The north-Jutland city is facing the loss of almost 6% of its manufacturing jobs by 2018, creating knock-on effects…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

German WW1 sub found off west coast

Danish deep-sea divers have discovered the wreck of a German World War 1 submarine off the west coast of Denmark. Leader of the expedition Gert Normann Andersen, who owns the Sea War Museum…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Vestas profit prompts share rise

Shares in wind energy giant Vestas climbed dramatically, Thursday, after the company raised its annual revenue forecast and posted strong quarterly results. The shares surged to their highest since 2008, gaining as much…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Maersk’s secret plan

Denmark’s biggest company, A.P. Moeller-Maersk (APM), could soon be split into two independent units – transport and energy. Chairman of the Board Michael Pram Rasmussen has previously speculated about the possibility of breaking…

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Posted on 19. Aug, 2016 in: News

Maersk sheds 400 jobs, 20 ships

In the midst of the speculation about a major reorganisation, Maersk has announced plans to sell off 20 ships and slash 400 jobs at Maersk Supply Service, the company’s support unit for the…

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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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