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The Helheim glacier in Greenland is melting

The timelapse video by the academic Nicolaj Krog Larsen shows the incredible change of one of the ice giants of the Continent. According to an Anglo-Danish study, the three largest glaciers in Greenla...
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Frank Jensen, Mayor of Copenaghen, resigns over sexual abuse allegations

One of the most influential and popular politicians in Denmark, the 59-year-old mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, recently resigned from office after being accused accused of sexual harassment and im...
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Denmark will kill millions of minks due the covid-19

Denmark is going to slaughter millions of mink bred on its territory - the total population is 17 million - due to a mutation of the covid-19 virus that has already been transmitted to 12 people. The...
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Top International schools in Copenhagen

The Danish capital Copenhagen competes for the top spot in the UN’s Happiness Index. The findings are based on the city’s great public services, air quality, and friendly residents. Here is a list of...
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Denmark: Eskimo ice cream renamed because of racist connotations

The Hansens ice cream manufacturing company will change the name of its most popular ice cream 'Eskimo,' as it’s offensive to the Inuit people in Greenland. In order not to offend this Nordic populat...
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Racist Fish: Little Mermaid statue vandalised in Copenhagen

Danish investigators perplexed at reason behind racist accusation. The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen was vandalised on 3 July with the words 'Racist Fish' sprayed on the base of the much-photog...
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A love letter, please

Covid-19 has been, and still is, an enemy of love.Married couples have been separated by the anti-contagion regulations all over the world, but those most severely hit are between 16 and 25 years old,...
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The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania

The anarchist commune of Freetown Christiania in Copenhagen serves as a surprising and intriguing anomaly from the typical makeup of European capitals' city centers. Founded in 1971, and now approac...
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Last payphones removed from Copenhagen

End of an era as Denmark phases out public payphones. The last remaining public payphones are being removed from Danish streets as Denmark scraps the system entirely in the era of the smartphone.Ther...
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Right turns at red lights for cyclists in Denmark

New bicycle rights at select junctions in Copenhagen to take effect from 1 September. From 1 September cyclists will be allowed to turn right at red lights at 33 selected intersections in Copenhage...
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Copenhagen designs floodable park

Enghaveparken park redesigned to cope with climate change. Water is central to the new redesign of Enghaveparken, Copenhagen's large public park in the inner Vesterbro district, according to an inn...
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First social supermarket to open in Copenhagen

Wefood combats food waste to help the poor. Copenhagen is set to launch Denmark's first "social supermarket" offering surplus food at much-discounted prices. Wefood will be stocked with food tha...
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Home burials in Denmark

Burials on private property are creeping up in Denmark, according to a report in the English language paper The Copenhagen Post. Last year 52 families were granted permission to bury urns on their...
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Stray pets get reprieve in Denmark

It will no longer be legal to shoot stray dogs, cats, rabbits and other pets that wander on to your property in Denmark as of 1 July. Instead owners who are unable to control their pets will be fined....
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Copenhagen zoo culls four lions

Copenhagen Zoo has killed four lions (two old parents and their two cubs) to make way for a new male lion from another city for breeding with two females at the zoo. The culling of the lions comes...
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Danish women subject to most violence in EU

Over half of Danish women have experienced physical abuse, the highest percentage among the 28 countries of the European Union. This is the finding of a new report released by the European Union Agenc...
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Danish asylum centres closing

The Danish immigration service has announced that it will soon be closing three of its asylum centres in Rødby, Skive and Frederikshavn. The reason given is that asylum applications are bein...
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English on the decline in Denmark

Danes used to the best non-mother tongue English speakers in the world, second only to Sweden. According to the Education First English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) Norway, the Netherlands and Eston...
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Copenhagen makes space for homeless in Assistens Kirkegard cemetery

Copenhagen's homeless will now find their final resting place not far from such historic greats as Hans Christian Andersen and Soren Kierkegaard. The city has dedicated a burial plot to the city's hom...
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Denmark to get high-speed trains

Denmark’s railway network will be getting a high-speed upgrade thanks to agreement over a 28.5 billion kroner investment between the government and opposition parties. Danish railways should...

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