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Spain: Dane suspected of fighting for ISIS nabbed

2017-07-02 08:25

Spanish police have arrested a Danish citizen suspected of having fought for the Islamic State extremist group in war-torn Syria.

Scientists to explore meltwater at Greenland Cold War camp

2017-06-21 09:57

Scientists in Denmark plan an expedition to Greenland's remote northwest to measure how fast ice is melting around a Cold War-era US military base, which risks leaking toxic waste into the environment.

Danish court sentences man for 218 online sex assaults

2017-05-23 22:49

A Danish court has sentenced a 70-year-old man to 12 years in jail for having ordered sexual assaults of Filipino children and young people to be broadcast online.

Denmark bans 6 hate preachers, including 5 Muslims

2017-05-02 14:51

Denmark has published a blacklist of six foreign preachers accused of spreading hatred, including five Muslims and an American Evangelical pastor, banning them for at least two years.

Uber temporarily pulls out of Denmark after new taxi law

2017-04-03 11:05

Ride-sharing group Uber said it would temporarily withdraw its business in Denmark, where a new taxi law restricts cab services.

Man kills wife, 4 children in Denmark

2017-01-11 16:32

Danish police say they believe a 45-year-old man has killed his wife and their four children before taking his own life.

F1: Kevin Magnussen to gain 3 kilos for 2017

2016-12-13 06:26

Kevin Magnussen has rejected the advice of Le Mans legend Tom Kristensen to gain weight ahead of 2017.

4 weeks in jail for Danish man suspected of shooting cop

2016-12-07 18:50

A 26 year-old Danish man has been jailed for four weeks on suspicion of shooting a Danish policeman in the head outside a police station in suburban Copenhagen.

Danish police find bodies of Syrian refugees in freezer

2016-10-31 15:20

Danish police say the remains of a 27-year-old Syrian woman and her two daughters, aged seven and nine, have been found in a freezer inside their apartment in southern Denmark

Danish angling bonanza: 80 000 trout set free by accident

2016-10-12 16:33

Anglers are rushing to a western fjord to catch some of the up to 80 000 farmed rainbow trout accidentally released into Danish waters, hoping to keep them from upsetting the area's ecological balance.

 

4 presumed dead after Greenland tsunami

2017-06-21 13:32

Greenland flags are flying at half-staff across Denmark to mourn four people who are presumed dead after a tsunami flooded a village on the Arctic island's west coast.

Denmark revokes 334-year-old blasphemy law

2017-06-03 07:11

Danish lawmakers have repealed a centuries-old blasphemy law which forbid public insults of a religion, such as the burning of holy books cementing the country's attachment to freedom of expression.

Wolves return to Denmark for first time in 200 years

2017-05-06 17:13

At least five wolves, including one female, have returned to Denmark for the first time in two centuries, a zoologist who has obtained DNA evidence says.

Baby whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators: study

2017-04-26 07:34

Newborn humpback whales and their mothers whisper to each other to escape potential predators, scientists have reported, revealing the existence of a previously unknown survival technique.

Sweden's intel agency: there is 'a real and serious threat'

2017-03-16 21:03

The head of Sweden's domestic intelligence agency says there is "a real and serious threat against the security" of the country, which "has an increased military strategic importance."

Tesla settles lawsuit with angry Norway motorists

2016-12-13 07:15

US automaker Tesla has reached an agreement with car owners in Norway dissatisfied because their electric cars didn't accelerate as quickly as promised, thereby avoiding a trial, a Norwegian court said on Monday.

Apple loses court case over refurbished phone

2016-12-11 16:58

A Danish court says Apple has violated a local consumer law by giving a refurbished iPhone with used components in replacement for a new albeit dysfunctional unit

Denmark confiscates thousands of euros from migrants

2016-11-04 05:36

A controversial Danish law allowing authorities to seize cash and valuables from asylum-seekers has been used on a handful of occasions since coming into force.

Danish airport, square evacuated due to bomb threats

2016-10-17 16:26

Danish police say they have evacuated an airport, public square and shopping center due to a string of bomb threats.

Melting Greenland ice may expose US 'spy city' waste

2016-09-27 17:32

A snow-covered former US army base, built in 1959 in Greenland and which even sported a test railway, could leak pollutants into the environment as the climate changes, raising difficult questions over who is responsible for a clean-up.

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