Denmark toughens citizenship requirements

2015-10-06 15:25

Those wanting to become Danes will face stricter conditions in terms of language skills and financial self-sufficiency.

Denmark to take 1 000 refugees on voluntary basis

2015-09-17 15:01

The Danish government has said it has voluntarily agreed to accept 1 000 migrants out of the 120 000 the EU plans to relocate to ease the burden on frontline states.

Danish police let migrants go on to Sweden

2015-09-10 14:36

Denmark's police chief says his officers have been ordered not to stop hundreds of refugees and migrants who have entered the country via Germany.

Three-man international crew safely reaches space station

2015-09-04 14:14

A Russian Soyuz spaceship safely delivered a three-man international crew, including Denmark's first astronaut, to the International Space Station.

First Dane goes into space

2015-09-01 21:08

Denmark is sending its first man into space and in keeping with the country's love of all things cycling, one of his jobs will be to test new equipment on Danish-made exercise bikes.

Estonia to cull pigs to stop spread of African swine fever

2015-08-12 17:47

Estonian authorities say they will cull about 3 700 pigs to prevent the spread of African swine fever.

Dane Sorensen admits doping

2015-06-22 18:00

Former Danish champion road cyclist and Tour de France rider Nicki Sorensen has admitted doping during the early part of his career.

Danes head to the polls in fiercely contested elections

2015-06-18 14:26

Danes are voting in parliamentary elections that will determine whether the center-left government of Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt can continue or whether the center-right opposition will be back at the helm.

Danish radio station kills rabbit on air

2015-05-26 21:09

A Danish radio station has been harshly criticized after allegedly killing a rabbit live on the morning show.

Denmark halts fracking at Total site

2015-05-06 13:15

Denmark says it has stopped the first exploratory drilling for shale gas in the country a day after it began, accusing French company Total of using an unauthorised chemical.


Danish crown prince, trade delegation to visit SA

2015-09-29 17:07

A large Danish trade mission visiting South Africa in November will aim to further expand the historic and strategic cooperation between the two countries.

ISIS may have inspired Danish teen to stab mom

2015-09-16 22:15

A Danish teenager who admitted to regularly watching jihadist videos online has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stabbing her mother to death together with an Iraqi friend.

Denmark suspends train services with Germany as migrants push north

2015-09-09 19:00

Denmark has indefinitely suspended train service with Germany, as the country tries to come to terms with a crush of refugees and migrants.

Russian, Danish, Kazakh astronauts launch towards ISS

2015-09-02 16:02

A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board, including the first Dane to fly into space, blasted off towards the International Space Station on Wednesday.

Denmark cuts benefits for asylum seekers

2015-08-26 19:10

Danish lawmakers have approved cutting welfare benefits for new asylum seekers in a bid to curtail arrivals.

US should cut security aid to Uganda - HRW

2015-07-24 08:05

Human Rights Watch has reportedly urged the US to cut back security assistance to Uganda in response to the country’s recently enacted anti-gay law.

Denmark's center-right opposition wins election

2015-06-19 12:38

Denmark's center-right opposition has won a parliamentary election after strong gains by an anti-immigration party that wants to limit the European Union's influence over the small Nordic country.

Denmark to hold general election in June

2015-05-27 18:23

Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt has called a general election for June 18, even as opinion polls show her centre-left coalition trailing the opposition.

Danish radio station kills baby rabbit with bicycle pump

2015-05-26 20:34

A Danish radio station killed a baby rabbit with a bicycle pump live on air, prompting a storm of criticism despite claims it had simply wanted to highlight cruelty in farming.

Denmark outlaws sex with animals

2015-04-22 13:52

Denmark has outlawed bestiality, putting the small Scandinavian country in line with several European neighbours, including Germany, Sweden and Norway.

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