New options to reach one of Norway's most picturesque cities (photo: Giuseppe Milo)
Norwegian Air to open Copenhagen to Stavanger route
Starting this summer, Norwegian Air will be flying in and out of Copenhagen...
The numbers and the costs continue to rise (photo: Timothaus)
Cost of refugees skyrocketing in Denmark
The expenses incurred in handling asylum-seekers in Denmark have doubled to...
Chris Martin and Coldplay are playing Parken next summer (photo: Liondartois)
Coldplay, Rihanna and Cash among the stars heading to Denmark
With music festivals across the country gearing up for an eventful 2016, a ...
Danes want their piece of the Black Friday action (photo: John Henderson)
Black Friday bigger than ever in Denmark
The US shopping mania day Black Friday will hit Danish stores again this Fr...
Mink Plasmacytosis is very contagious (photo: iStock)
Deadly virus threatening Danish mink industry
Denmark's billion kroner export of mink fur is under siege from a potential...
Mikkelsen has gaffled yet another Hollywood role (photo: Hannibal)
Mads Mikkelsen confirmed for new Marvel film
Aside from being sliced up in pop star Rihanna’s music video for her sing...

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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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Chris Martin and Coldplay are playing Parken next summer (photo: Liondartois)
Coldplay, Rihanna and Cash among the stars heading to Denmark
November 25th, 2015 4:19 pm

Iron Maiden and The Cure also on the books

Her arrows put you to sleep every time
Also at cinemas | Slumber Games back with a vengeance
November 20th, 2015 6:55 pm

Find some respite from the horrors with…Alien!

The search for the perfect Christmas tree is on!
Hygge to be had before Christmas
November 19th, 2015 8:00 am

Lots to do in the days leading up to Christmas

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Chart a path to the one-off crafts at the arty Xmas markets
November 19th, 2015 7:00 am

Sourcing unique presents for your loved ones – who knows, maybe you’ll end up with a piece fashioned by the next Faberge!


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:
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

"Absalon, Valdemar, stop raping and pillaging and look dignified - Saxo's just tuned up with his quill." (photo: Laurits Tuxen)
Saxo Grammaticus, Denmark’s man of letters and greatest ever scribe
November 19th, 2015 8:15 pm

Without the ‘founding father’ of this country’s history, we’d know a lot less about Norse mythology and Shakespeare would have never written ‘Hamlet’

In erotic melodrama it was the suggestion of hidden limbs that sent audiences into a tizzy - although Psilander's appears to be on the wall, top left (photo:
Denmark’s answer to Rudolph Valentino was arguably a bigger star
November 18th, 2015 6:57 pm

Valdemar Psilander, a philanderer and prolific performer, predated the Latin Lover by a decade and, like him, died in his early 30s

It's always raining, but even DMI couldn't have forecast this one
Pompeii’s downfall was a volcano, Portugal’s an earthquake, and Denmark’s the Royal Navy
November 17th, 2015 6:58 pm

It was an ill-advised move to join Russia by backing the French in the Napoleonic Wars against Britain. It cost Denmark 1,500 buildings, 400 lives and ultimately its status as a prosperous European nation