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Mercedes replaces Ford for Danish police cars

Danish police are to replace their present Ford cars with Mercedes and Volkswagens from April 2013. Although the cars are more expensive to buy, they consume less petrol, have less environmental im...
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Copenhagen International School gets Møller Mærsk donation

A donation of DKK200 million from the Møller Foundation means that Copenhagen’s International School (CIS) now has to raise only another DKK 100 million (about €150,000) before const...
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Copenhagen police dismount

Copenhagen police will no longer patrol the streets on horseback from 1 December. The small but popular force, which is made up of nine horses and 12 police, is being slashed because of the need for b...
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Copenhagen targets smokers

Copenhagen hopes that only four per cent of its inhabitants will be smokers in 2025 instead of the 21 per cent who smoke at present. The city is planning free courses to encourage people to stop sm...
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Copenhagen fashion week

Fashion week in Copenhagen comes around twice a year in February and August. This year the summer session runs from 8-12 August when about 200 fashion designers come to town. The fashion shows are...
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Denmark consider dual citizenship

Most members of Denmark's parliament now support a measure in favour of dual citizenship that will be presented to the ministry of justice before the end of 2012. If the proposal were approved it w...
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Denmark’s e-ticketing goes national

Electronic tickets can now be used throughout Denmark for all public transport. However the Rejsekort system is still causing difficulties several years after it was rolled out at a regional level....
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Denmark refuses to legalise marijuana

The Danish justice ministry has turned down a proposal by Copenhagen
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Denmark refuses to legalise marijuana

The Danish justice ministry has turned down a proposal by Copenhagen’s city council to experiment with the legalisation of marijuana. The city council believes that this is the best way to de...
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Copenhagen’s Distortion festival faces clean-up costs

Wristbands are on sale to help pay the costs of cleaning up after the free street parties that have made Copenhagen
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Denmark funds Mozambique farming sector

Denmark is to provide $90 million to help develop the agri-livestock sector and construct roads and bridges in the central Mozambican province of Manica, according to the country
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International schools get boost in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is increasing the number of places available for children in international schools in order to attract more multinational business to the city. The Copenhagen International School opene...
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Danish government may ditch congestion charge

The Danish media is reporting that the government is seriously split over the question of the introduction of a congestion charge in Copenhagen and is thinking of abandoning the project. After mon...
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Copenhagen looks at congestion charges

Opposition is growing in Denmark to a government proposed congestion charge for Copenhagen. The plan to charge for entry into the capital was first put forward at the end of 2011 and the government is...
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Denmark’s residency permits in decline

The number of permanent residency permits granted so far in 2011 shows a sharp decline according to figures from Denmark
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Copenhagen has dropped to 17th place in the annual Mercer Worldwide Cost of Living Survey 2011, which compares costs for expatriates in 214 cities around the world. Copenhagen drops down from 10th pla...
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A congestion charging zone has been proposed for Copenhagen by the Social Democrats and Socialist People
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Titanic necklace stolen in Copenhagen

A gold-plated necklace once worn by a passenger on the ocean liner the Titanic was stolen from a travelling exhibition at Tivoli Gardens in the centre of Copenhagen on 17 September. The necklace, w...
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Recycling grant for Copenhagen

Copenhagen has been chosen to lead an international campaign to improve efficiency of plastic recycling and reduce the amount of plastic finding its way into normal waste. The city has won a subst...
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Homeless shelter closes in Copenhagen

A shelter for the homeless in Copenhagen has closed because it has run out of funding, reports the Copenhagen Post. En Varm Seng was forced to turn out its current occupants. The privately funded...
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Copenhagen metro expansion planned

Plans for two new metro lines have been announced by Copenhagen city council, reports the Copenhagen Post. The 48 billion kroner metro extensions would cross the city ring line, which has just started...
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Parking fines for Copenhagen’s bikes

Parking tickets for bikes may be introduced in Copenhagen, reports the Copenhagen Post. Mayor Frank Jensen has stated that issuing tickets would help address the number of bicycles that are dumped in...
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Copenhagen air quality improves

The quality of air in Copenhagen has improved dramatically in the last decade, reports the Copenhagen Post. According to figures from the National Environmental Research Institute, ultrafine particle...
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Anti-theft bike scheme to be ditched

Copenhagen city council has ditched a 3.2 million kroner anti-theft scheme for bikes, admitting that the project has not worked, reports the Copenhagen Post. Since 2008 thousands of chips have been in...
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Copenhagen’s Christiania area has lost its autonomous

freetown status and protection under the 1989 Christiania Law, after a final ruling by the Danish supreme court giving rights back to the state, reports the Copenhagen Post. The ruling marked the...
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Emirates opens daily Copenhagen Dubai route

Emirates airline has begun a new year-round daily non-stop service between Copenhagen and Dubai, allowing onward connections to the rest of the airline


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