Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Ex-PM warns Taiwan needs strong democratic support

Former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen has delivered a stark warning about Taiwan’s future and called for unwavering support from Europe and other democratic nations amid escalating tensions with China. In an op-ed…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

PM’s office releases medical records amid assault controversy

The Prime Minister’s Office has disclosed details from Mette Frederiksen’s medical records following an assault in Copenhagen on June 7th after her attacker’s lawyer claimed she didn’t suffer whiplash as reported.  The police…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Increased funding to protect Jewish community

The government will allocate an additional DKK 5.6m ($812,000) to help protect the Jewish community in 2024, following a recent DKK 1m grant  ($145,000) to provide more security for Jewish institutions. Following the…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Employment hits record high

Employment is at a record high. The latest Statistics Denmark figures show 3,023,300 people were in the labour market in May, which has now experienced growth in 10 of the past 12 months….

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Government maintains tourism support despite expert advice

The government has decided to continue business support for the tourist organisations such as Wonderful Copenhagen and Copenhagen Capacity after an expert committee advised discontinuing the state aid, prompting a unified plea from…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

700 tonnes of waste dumped on roads last year

700 tonnes of waste were dumped on roads last year. Despite surveys showing  91% of drivers oppose littering, significant amounts of rubbish, including approximately 100 million cardboard cups and other food packaging, were…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Danish MEP joins right-wing group in Brussels

The populist Denmark’s Democrats have joined the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) group in the European Parliament, primarily made up of Euroskeptic right-wing parties. Ahead of last week’s EU election, former hardline immigration…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators arrested for blocking parliament

27 pro-Palestinian demonstrators were detained and charged, Wednesday, for blocking the main entrance to parliament. The protesters arrived early in the morning after Defence Minister Toels Lund Poulsen confirmed that Denmark had sent…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

Police dismiss all charges against New Right leader

Police will take no further action against New Right founder Pernille Vermund for alleged illegalities when she quit and disbanded the party earlier this year. North Zeeland Police said yesterday that following an…

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Posted on 20. Jun, 2024 in: News

MP throws Muslim out

Social Democrat MP Ida Auken has revealed that she recently threw a Muslim teacher out of her office at parliament for refusing to shake hands with her. Ms Auken, the former chair of…

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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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