Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Justice Ministry waiting for extradition request from Japan in whaling controversy

The Justice Ministry is waiting for Japan’s extradition order for anti-whaling activist Paul Watson before making any final ruling. The Greenpeace founder was arrested, Sunday, under an international arrest warrant issued by Japan when…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Danish soldier’s corpse found in Ukraine

The corpse of a Danish mercenary soldier killed in Ukraine over two years ago has been found near the frontline in the port town of Mykolaiv. TV2 reports that the body was located…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Experts: Summer Covid wave is a taste of what’s to come

COVID-19 infections have surged since late May with a 60% rise last week alone, an indication of what to expect in the future according to health experts. Allan Randrup Thomsen, professor of experimental…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Danish national sentenced to death

The Court of Appeal in Lagos, Nigeria, has upheld the death sentence imposed on a Danish national in 2022 for killing his wife and daughter. 54-year-old Peter Nielsen has consistently denied the charge…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Consumers remain negative despite positive key indicators

Despite falling interest rates, rising wages, and stable inflation consumers remain pessimistic.  The latest Statistics Denmark figures show the consumer confidence index dropped to -minus 5.4 in July from minus 4.4 the previous…

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Posted on 25. Jul, 2024 in: News

Business shorts

Pension giants mulling China pull-out…..Novo Nordisk buys new site to meet demand for wonder weight loss medication….Novo hit by yet another fire…. Two major Danish pension companies are considering pulling all their investments…

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Posted on 24. Jul, 2024 in: News

Macron urges Denmark not to extradite Greenpeace founder

French President Emmanuel Macron has urged the Danish authorities not to extradite anti-whaling activist Paul Watson, who was arrested, Sunday, under an international arrest warrant issued by Japan when his ship docked in…

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Posted on 24. Jul, 2024 in: News

EU Commissioner speculation

The government has been given a 2-week deadline to nominate a new EU Commissioner. After Ursula von der Leyen was re-elected as president of the European Commission last week she asked national leaders…

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Posted on 24. Jul, 2024 in: News

Soc Dems, Liberal Alliance join together in push to evict criminals from social housing

The ruling Social Democrats and the right-leaning Liberal Alliance want to make it easier for social housing associations to evict criminal residents. Although parliament passed legislation in 2018 allowing management to terminate the…

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Posted on 24. Jul, 2024 in: News

Wet wet wet – families head abroad as rain persists

Families tired of the wet weather are scouring the internet for last-minute trips abroad following one of the wettest summers on record. As August approaches, several areas of the country have already surpassed…

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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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