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Wednesday, August 05, 2020



Denmark PM postpones her wedding for 3rd time to attend EU COVID-19 summit

June 26, 2020 2:50 pm

The EU summit, which is slated to take place in Brussels on July 18-17, will be the first face-to-face meeting of the European Council leaders since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Denmark asks lovestruck travelers to show proof of romance

May 26, 2020 8:25 pm

The new regulations allow entry for people seeking to reunite with their spouse or fiancee in the Scandinavian country. The easing also applies to other romantic couples who had been in a relationship for at least six months.

Explained: Why US’s offer of financial aid to Greenland has angered Denmark

April 23, 2020 10:03 pm

Should the plans for acquiring Greenland ever materialise, it would secure Donald Trump’s position in US history of having been the third president to add land to the country’s territory.

Nations ease some virus restrictions yet public still wary

April 22, 2020 6:16 pm

There has been growing impatience over virus-related shutdowns that have seen tens of millions of people lose their jobs. But even in areas where businesses were allowed to open, some were hesitant.

Social Mobility Index: India ranks low at 76th place; Denmark tops

January 20, 2020 7:52 am

In the case of India, it ranks 76th out of 82 economies. It ranks 41st in lifelong learning and 53rd in working conditions.

Denmark sources record 47 per cent of power from wind in 2019

January 02, 2020 5:38 pm

European countries are global leaders in utilising wind power but Denmark is far in front of nearest rival Ireland, which sourced 28% of its power from wind in 2018 according to data from industry group WindEurope.

A 120-year-old lighthouse in Denmark is being wheeled away from coastline on rails

October 30, 2019 2:49 pm

The lighthouse, which was situated in Jutland on the island of Egtvederoding, was put on a trolley that was mounted on rails.

Denmark govt buys four elephants from circuses so they can retire

September 14, 2019 2:49 pm

An animal rights group, Animal Protection Denmark, will care for the gentle beasts until the government finds a capable facility. The ministry will soon start an application process to choose a zoo to take the elephants from the state free of charge.

In Denmark, bewilderment and anger over Trump’s canceled visit

August 22, 2019 9:07 am

On Wednesday, disbelief and condemnation echoed through the political landscape, as it began to sink in that Trump wasn’t kidding. “Please stop,” Martin Lidegaard, head of the foreign affairs committee in Parliament, wrote on Twitter.

Social Democrats appear headed back into power in Denmark

June 06, 2019 9:49 am

The Social Democrats and other left-of-center parties appear headed to having one more vote than a majority in the 179-seat parliament, the Folketing.