Danish auction house stops ivory sales

2015-11-23 21:26

Denmark's second largest auction house has stopped selling ivory products amid a social media storm over its planned sale of two tusks.

For a happier life, give up Facebook - study

2015-11-10 18:00

Always envious? Got a non-existent social life and struggle to concentrate? All this might be down to Facebook if you believe a study showing those who go a week without using the social network feel happier than others.

Danish govt to assist SA with water challenges

2015-11-02 20:14

The Danish government has agreed to assist South Africa with its current and future water supply challenges.

Danish zoo dissects lion in front of children

2015-10-15 18:01

A Danish zoo has publicly dissected a lion in an educational event for children, sparking outrage from an animal rights group.

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 raises threat level after Paris attacks

2015-11-18 14:29

Danish police has raised the country's threat level by one notch to the next-highest level, citing the elevated risk of a terrorist attack after last week's Paris attacks.

No wind energy in SA without Danish - expert

2015-11-04 18:31

Without help from the Danish and other key investors, SA might not have had a wind energy sector, says the head of the Department of Energy's IPP office.

Swedish police say school stabbing is a hate crime

2015-10-23 11:40

The stabbing attack at a school in western Sweden that left 3 people dead, including the assailant, is being investigated as a hate crime, police said.

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.

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