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COPENHAGEN NOW CHEAPER FOR EXPATS

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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CONGESTION CHARGE ON CARDS FOR COPENHAGEN

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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Bicycle highways to come to Copenhagen

Copenhagen has begun turning its cycle pathways into four-metre wide bike highways complete with pit stops for pumping up tyres and fixing broken chains. City authorities have pledged to increase...
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Copenhagen wins European Consumer Choice award

Copenhagen has been named Destination of the Year 2011 in the European Consumers Choice awards. In a survey conducted by the consumers association it won first place, ahead of Barcelona, Berlin and Ro...
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Traffic safety measures bearing fruit in Copenhagen

Figures released by city authorities show that the number of serious road traffic accidents in Copenhagen has dropped by 30 per cent over the last five years, reports the Copenhagen Post. A spokes...
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Multi-million kroner building projects approved for Copenhagen

Copenhagen city council has approved renovation and building projects totalling 9.8 billion kroner over the next four years, reports the Copenhagen Post. Particular emphasis will be on projects in...
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New United Nations site for Copenhagen

Construction has begun on a site for a 28,000 sqm complex of offices for the United Nations (UN) offices in Copenhagen. Work is expected to be finished by 2012, reports the Copenhagen Post. The ne...
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DSB faces competition from Swedes

Danish transport operator DSB is to face competition on its Copenhagen Odense service, as Swedish rail operator SJ is to run a high-speed service on the line using its high-speed X2000 train, reports...
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Copenhagen University Hospital to lose staff

Copenhagen University Hospital to lose more front line staff Copenhagen
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Hotel prices decline in Denmark

The price of a hotel room in Denmark has fallen seven per cent in the first two quarters of 2010 over the same period in 2009, according to a survey by bookings portal hotels.com hotel price index (HP...

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