A fight between students at a Jutland school has parents concerned (photo: Feans)
Mass brawl at Jutland school last week
A fight last Thursday at Ravnshøj School near Frederikshavn in northern Ju...
There will be gifts for the kids, delicious food and Christmas trees with ornaments at the asylum centres (photo: iStock)
Danish asylum centres to celebrate Christmas with refugees
Asylum centres in southern Jutland are going to host Christmas parties fo...
There are fewer fallen trees in the Danish forests after Gorm's raging compared to other storms (photo: Miika Silfverberg)
Danish forests withstood another strong storm
Danish forests have been better at withstanding strong wind storms of late...
A brazen early morning robbery on Funen (photo: You Tube)
Thieves use front-end loader to ram bank on Funen
A group of thieves used a tractor with a large clam shell shovel as a batte...
All of the turbine's wings fell off and into the sea (photo: Kim Hansen)
Wind turbine on Samsø crumbled into the sea
A large turbine at a Samsø offshore windfarm was wrecked on Saturday, brin...
Stefan Löfven, the Swedish PM, says Denmark needs to join the EU party (photo: SDS)
Swedish PM says Denmark must be part of EU refugee agreement
Stefan Löfven, the Swedish prime minister,  has said that Denmark has to ...

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Why Copenhagen is giving thanks to the American Pie shop
November 21st, 2015 6:55 pm

Your visit to sample their sweet and savory pastries could very well be the day that you die

Most Wednesday evenings at Bellahøj Stadion attract 20-30 regulars
Expanding your net and scoring in it as well
November 2nd, 2015 7:00 am

The members of Copenhagen Netball Club couldn’t imagine life in Denmark without it

Danish shoppers are increasingly becoming more mindful and ethical (photo: iStock)
Slow food nation: How the latest interactive fad is ethical shopping at your local store
October 16th, 2015 7:00 pm

Two green entrepreneurs explain how their businesses are steadily gaining in popularity as the demand for high-quality, sustainable products increases

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Don’t be a naughty boy and miss the Messiah
November 30th, 2015 7:00 am

And don’t forget to stand during the Hallelujah or you’ll be sent to stand in the corner

(Photo by Paul Kalirai)
A true showman’s coming to town!
November 28th, 2015 1:00 pm


The world's first same-sex civil partnerships were entered into at City Hall in Copenhagen on 1 October 1989 (photo: iStock)
Axel rose to the challenge, dedicating his life to gay rights
November 30th, 2015 8:00 pm

Denmark’s answer to Harvey Milk died last year aged 96, less than a year before the legalisation of gay marriages

The royal affair is portrayed in by Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander in 'A Royal Affair' (photo: Jiri Hanzn)
The dictatorial doctor, aristocratic adulterer and mad masturbator
November 26th, 2015 7:07 pm

To coincide with the release of the new Danish film ‘En Kongelig Affære’ on Thursday, we take a closer look at the infidelity that threatened to bring down the establishment

Vilhelm Hammershøi at home, trying to smile for the camera (photo: Det Kongelige Bibliotek)
The establishment found him weird, today he is universally revered
November 25th, 2015 7:00 pm

Enigmatic like the subjects of his paintings and celebrated in the modern age like very few others, Vilhelm Hammershøi’s “foetuses in alcohol” have found new life in the 21st century

Bohr, photographed in 1948 at Princeton University aged 63, saw out the latter years of his career in the US, promoting the peaceful application of atomic energy (photo: Princeton University/American Institute of Physics/Science Photo Library)
Atomic scientist’s quantum leap changed the world of physics forever
November 24th, 2015 7:01 pm

It was Niels Bohr’s broad shoulders that the members of the Manhatten Project stood on to create the first atom bomb – conversely, though, he didn’t approve of its devastating use

Thirty years into its lifespan, the Selandia sunk off the coast of Japan, but still, 73 years later, its memory is celebrated (photo: www.snesejler.dk)
It was 103 years ago that the Selandia first sailed away
November 23rd, 2015 7:17 pm

February, 2012 marked the centenary of the maiden voyage of the world’s first diesel-powered ocean liner, from Copenhagen’s B&W shipyard to Bangkok