Today’s date: Europe Day

Celebrations all over the continent

Celebrations in Brussels (photo: Rockcohen) Celebrations in Brussels (photo: Rockcohen)
May 9th, 2015 6:55 am| by TheCopenhagenPost
facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestmail

May 9 will be another flags-on-buses day in celebration of Europe Day, which commemorates the historic Schuman Declaration in 1950.

Robert Schuman, the French foreign minister at the time, proposed the merger of the French and West German coal and steel industries, leading to the European Coal and Steel Community – a forerunner of the EU.

Some 2,142 out of the 5,174 asylum-seekers who came to Denmark came from Syria (photo: iStock)
Huge spike in asylum approval rate in Denmark
The asylum approval rate has increased significantly in 2015, according to ...
Tonnes of functioning electronics thrown out every year (photo: Milton Creek)
Tonnes of functioning electronics thrown out every year
Large quantities of mobile phones, computers, kitchen appliances and other ...
(photo: iStock)
Ink this date on your arm!
Sep 5-7; Christiania’s Den Grå Hal; 125kr; inkexpo.dk the Ink Expo is...
Pilou may need the beard again for 'Game of Thrones' (photo: iStock)
Yet another Dane in ‘Game of Thrones’
The Danish actress Birgitte Hjort Sørensen won praise for her portrayal of...
Mascha Vang does not have a problem posting pictures of her daughter on Facebook (photo: Mascha Vang)
Over half of Danes choosing not to post photos of their kids on Facebook
A majority of parents responding to a poll conducted by YouGov for Metroxpr...
Danish water tech export has rises by 30 percent in just five years (photo: iStock)
Danish water technology aiming for the stars
A new report released by the Environment and Food Ministry has revealed tha...