(photo: Frank Fu)
December music: like father, like son
Albert Hammond Jr Sun Dec 6, 19:00; Amager Bio, Øresundsvej 6, Cph S; 22...
According to the judge, the men used "brute force of a particularly crude character" (Photo: iStock)
Two men sentenced over brutal killing of taxi driver
Two men have been sentenced today to eight years in prison for the brutal a...
DMI has registered 84 storms and hurricanes in the past 55 years (photo: Anna/Flickr)
Stormy season coming to Denmark
Storm Gorm has just blown over the Danish kingdom, toppling trees and teari...
Unlike the Church of Denmark, Levende Kirke believes baptism should be a personal choice (photo: Ipigott)
Alternative Danish church officially state-approved
Levende Kirke (Living Church), a small Christian community in Denmark, has ...
Danes are lagging behind when it comes to organ donation (photo: Artsy Bee)
Denmark lagging behind in organ donation
Every year there are 14 organ donations per every million people living in ...
The numbers are down, but the refugees keep on coming (photo: Mstyslav Chernov)
140,000 refugees made their way to Europe in November
Some 140,000 refugees and migrants came to Europe in November via the Medit...

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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


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