Chinese mitten crabs (Eriocheir sinensis) have dense brown 'fur' on large claws, which they use to burrow holes in river banks (photo: Christian Fischer)
Invasive Chinese mitten crab found in Danish fjord
The Chinese mitten crab, regarded as one of the world's worst invasive spec...
Novo Nordisk is targeting zero CO2 emissions from electricity at all its global production sites by 2020 (photo: Novo Nordisk)
Novo Nordisk production plants to be 100 percent sustainable by 2020
Danish pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk has announced that all of its 17 f...
Eat your heart out Zlatan (photo: Bundesliga)
Dane scores goal of the season … during warm-ups
Werder Bremen defender Jannik Vestergaard scored his first goal for the nat...
Denmark has given 459 million kroner in aid this year to help the victims of the conflict in Syria (photo: iStock)
Millions heading for Danish aid organisations in Syria
The foreign minister, Kristian Jensen, has announced that Denmark will set ...
Emergency preparedness has been high on the agenda for Christensen (on chopper) this week (photo: Anders Ygeman)
Defence minister calls for more emergency centres
In the wake of the refugee crisis and Paris terror attack, the defence mini...
Do the right thing this Christmas (photo: iStock)
Police stepping up drink driving campaign for Christmas season
With the festive season of Christmas on the immediate horizon, the police a...

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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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Leftfield by name and nature
November 26th, 2015 6:55 am
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!


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:
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