And to think most historians considered him infertile
How the bloodline of Frederik VII, the childless king, lives on
It must be with a certain tongue-in-cheek reverence that the friends of Dan...
"Like watching someone you don't fancy much masturbate." Who's that? Deadpool or the dead bear?
Film review of ‘Deadpool’
Despite this being an origins story, we’re quickly introduced to special ...
Turkish mystique awaits behind the curtains of the hammam
Turkish delights submerged in an ancient world of harmonic bliss
Valentine’s Day is approaching faster than the Midnight Express, so if yo...
Derek Zoolander and Hansel showing off their brand-new outfits
At Cinemas: Hordes of films this winter holiday: Brooklyn, Trumbo, Zootropolis, Zoolander 2 and more
Half-term holidays mean we are inundated with an avalanche of new films cov...
The abuse has been going on for a long period of time, say the police (photo: iStock)
Dane arrested for ordering livestreamed rape of children
A 66-year-old Dane has been arrested for paying to watch sexual assaults ag...
Increasing numbers are using public transport (photo: iStock)
More people use public transport in Scania
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Life in Denmark

A raised arm is encouraged in Danish society. Children can sometimes ask difficult questions to which adults are inclined to give honest answers
The fairly odd parents: Are Danes world leaders or poor breeders?
January 29th, 2016 7:00 pm

The tendency is to be honest and not mollycoddle children – and that’s healthy, argues an expert on public health.

Alternating between sea and land, one thing's for sure: it's always pretty wet (photo: NPV_John Frikke)
Into the Wetlands: Keeping Denmark’s Everglades on the map, handling 12 million flights a year
January 22nd, 2016 7:00 pm

For over five years, the Wadden Sea National Park has been working tirelessly to strengthen the area’s nature protection and cultural history and provide visitors with unique experiences

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Events

Kamilla Kovacs is appearing at KoncertKirken on February 23
A debonair dozen to check out at Vinterjazz 2016!
February 11th, 2016 11:31 am

With hundreds of concerts until February 28, there’s plenty to enjoy over the rest of the month

Cool winds blow down from the Tuscan hills to relieve the precious grapes (photo: iStock)
The verdict on this vintner is in the vitality of his vines
February 9th, 2016 7:00 am

Vino at the Chateau is off to Tuscany

History

And to think most historians considered him infertile
How the bloodline of Frederik VII, the childless king, lives on
February 11th, 2016 8:30 pm

With Valentine’s Day approaching, we thought we’d revisit one of our more romantic Danish history stories

Not often you see a double self-portrait
Her art endured despite patriarchal prejudice and the Skagen scandal
February 10th, 2016 8:30 pm

Marie, the talented wife of PS Krøyer, led a colourful life before, during, and after their marriage – both on the canvas and in the society gossip pages

Denmark's corn (photo: Mogens Engelund)
Life without it would pull the rug out from under the entire nation
February 8th, 2016 8:30 pm

Rugbrød, the staple of the nation’s diet for centuries, is an integral ingredient of its collective consciousness. Today, it is equally at home in simple rustic food and New Nordic Cuisine

Bashing the barrel (photo: Illustreret Tidende)
Kids not the only ones up to mischief at Fastelavn in years gone by
February 6th, 2016 4:30 pm

Ahead of the feastday tomorrow, we recall how whole communities enjoyed a day of high jinks to celebrate the end of winter ahead of the onset of a lean Lent

Christianity's most revered warrior tends to be Archangel Michael (photo: Luca Giordano (1632–1705)
How Christianity portrayed Jesus as a warrior to woo the Vikings
February 5th, 2016 4:20 pm

Thor and Odin would have probably beaten Christ in a fist fight, but didn’t have the continental clout to see him off in the long-term