Today’s front pages – Monday, April 29

The Copenhagen Post’s daily digest of what the Danish dailies are reporting on their front pages

Record number of gang members behind bars

Police pressure on the criminal gangs in the Greater Copenhagen Region has resulted in more gang members behind bars than ever before. Of the 1,647 gang members registered by the authorities, 362 are currently in prison. Since early this year, over 200 shots have been fired as part of a gang war that has plagued the capital region. – Berlingske

Government’s cancer plan receives little support

The government’s new cancer strategy, which includes removing cancer patients' regular meetings with specialists, is a poor idea according to seven out of ten Danes. But the health minister, Astrid Krag (Socialistisk Folkeparti), said that the plans will move ahead despite the lack of support because there is no documentation that regular controls actually work. – Jyllands-Posten

Danish wind turbine subcontractors scrambling in China

Nearly 50 Danish subcontractors to China’s wind turbine industry are under extreme pressure due to a price war and a market that is over capacity. According to Tommy Jespersen, the head of KK-Electronic, which runs a 150-man factory in Chongqing, competition has pushed the prices so far down that China's market is no longer profitable for the Danes, but he thinks things could turn around soon. – Børsen

Danes splashing out on housing

In 1981, every resident in a Danish detached house required about 45 square metres to themselves, a number that has grown to 55 square metres in 2012. An analysis from Realkredit Danmark showed that the result is due to people building bigger houses with fewer people living in them. – Politiken

Real Madrid sends FCK to Champions League heaven

Spanish giants Real Madrid sent FC Copenhagen a valuable gift over the weekend when they beat their city rivals Atletico Madrid 2-1 in the Spanish league. The win means that FCK will qualify directly to the Champions League group stages next season, as long as they don’t blow their ten-point lead in the Superliga. – Tipsbladet

Exhibition to celebrate Bohr’s atom model centennial

This year will mark 100 years since Danish physicist Niels Bohr’s contributions led to the understanding of atomic structure and quantum mechanics, which later earned him the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922. The Energy Museum (Energimuseet) in Bjerringbro, Jutland will celebrate the centennial for the accomplishment in a grand exhibition of Bohr’s work. – Ingeniøren

Funen Viking the first second-generation immigrant

A new analysis of the teeth from a skeleton found in the Viking burial grounds Galgedil near Otterup on Funen has shown that they belonged to the earliest registered second-generation immigrant in Denmark. The teeth enamel from the skeleton conveyed that the woman had lived in Denmark from when she was very young, but her DNA showed that she was likely not from Scandinavia. – Videnskab