News round up
Denmark’s Koran law hits global headlines – Sweden mulls imitation
After the Danish Koran law was ratified yesterday, global news agencies AP, ATP and Reuters leapt on the story and propelled it into papers worldwide. Now, Sweden wants to copy the ban. Plus Denmark withdraws its EIB President candidacy, and DOT introduces DKK50 unlimited weekend public transport for the next three months.
British hedge fund trader faces multi-billion fraud trial in Denmark after extradition from UAE
Hard-won government proposal to investigate sensitive intelligence cases goes to vote
Business & Education
Ugandan political rapper, Obama Foundation leader and NGO manager: Richard Walakira carves his own path in Denmark
Soon it will cost at least DKK 25 to send a letter
The new Postal Act, effective from 1 January 2024, will see the cost of sending a letter rise and 1000 postboxes removed across the country – with the aim of completely phasing them out in 2024. Digitization has killed the letter business, says PostNord.
News round up
COP28: Denmark supports climate-monitoring and damage funds with DKK 350 million
Life in Denmark
Opioid crisis has reached Denmark – more young people are seeking help
Dane becomes world champion chocolatier for the tenth year in a row
Mikkel Friis-Holm believes that his many awards are a result of a slower process: he spends five days making his chocolate, while others typically use two or three days.