Denmark wants more of Arctic seabed

2014-12-16 15:55

Seeking to demarcate its territory in light of increasing Arctic exploration, Denmark has requested formal recognition from the UN for an extended area of continental shelf.

Denmark may get energy-rich Arctic waters

2014-12-15 14:38

Denmark will lay claim to energy-rich, but contested territory around the North Pole by submitting data to the UN which it says demonstrates the area is an extension of its continental shelf.

Denmark seeks to block Uber taxi service

2014-11-19 18:42

Denmark's national transport authority has filed a police complaint against the Uber car-sharing startup which they said was operating illegally.

Street lights controlled by your iPad

2014-11-05 11:11

A Danish industrial park is the unlikely setting for what organisers say is the largest living laboratory of streetlights ever established.

Sea 'mushroom' could be early branch in tree of life

2014-10-27 10:33

Miniature deep sea animals discovered off the Australian coast almost three decades ago are still puzzling scientists, who say the organisms have proved impossible to categories.

Minister: Denmark seeks to ban bestiality

2014-10-12 21:20

Denmark's government has proposed a new law banning sex with animals, saying it needs to put a leash on bestiality so that the country doesn't become a zoophile hotspot.

Shots fired in Danish courthouse, 1 dead

2014-09-16 15:31

A gunman opened fire at a court building in Copenhagen, killing one man and seriously wounding another, authorities said.

13 deaths linked to Danish listeria outbreak

2014-08-19 16:40

Danish authorities say that 13 people have now died of the bacterial disease listeriosis, which was recently traced to contaminated deli meat products.

Celebrities unite to stop ‘savage’ dolphin hunt

2014-08-04 13:58

Celebrities and animal lovers from around the world are flocking to the Faroe Islands in a bid to stop a controversial dolphin hunt that activists describe as an 'archaic mass slaughter'.

Syria ships last WMD

2014-06-23 20:59

The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons have been shipped from the war-torn country and are en route for destruction at sea, the world's chemical weapons watchdog says.

If Japan stops whaling, militants will target Europe

2014-03-31 18:54

Environmental movement Sea Shepherd is ready to refocus its attention on stopping whaling by Norway and other European nations if Japan abides by a UN court order.

After giraffe uproar, Danish zoo puts down lions

2014-03-25 20:21

A Copenhagen zoo that prompted international outrage by putting down a healthy giraffe and dissecting it in public, has killed two lions and their two 10-month-old cubs to make way for a new male.

Uganda: No to public displays of gay love

2014-03-07 18:24

Uganda has reportedly defended its toughened law on gays at the main UN rights forum, saying the new legislation is aimed at “protecting” youth from homosexuality and discouraging public displays of gay love.

China's smog calls for global trade deal

2014-02-28 14:27

Smog in China is providing unexpected momentum for a global deal on trade in environmental goods due to an urgent access to cheaper, cleaner energy, Denmark's trade minister says

More dummy less breast

2014-02-25 15:00

Earlier pacifier use has been linked to shorter breastfeeding time.

Giraffe killing: Zoo gets death threats

2014-02-10 22:23

Officials at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark say they received death threats after the zoo killed a 2-year-old giraffe and fed its remains to lions.


Study: How humans tamed wild horses

2014-12-16 10:32

Humans tamed horses some 5 500 years ago, and an international study of ancient and modern horse genes has shed light on the traits people saw as valuable, including speed, vigor and learning ability.

Denmark the most connected country - study

2014-11-25 05:20

Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world's top country for cellphone and Internet use, according to a new study.

World's largest ship fuel supplier goes bankrupt

2014-11-08 18:07

Danish company OW Bunker, the world's largest ship fuel supplier, has declared bankruptcy and reported two employees at its Singapore subsidiary to the police following fraud allegations.

UN: Climate change fight affordable

2014-11-02 18:46

Governments can keep climate change in check at manageable costs, but will have to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2100 to limit risks of irreversible damage, a UN report says.

UN climate panel on final stretch of key report

2014-10-31 14:40

The UN's top panel on climate change is sifting through the final details of a report aimed at guiding policies on global warming for years to come, sources said.

Denmark tests medical worker for Ebola

2014-10-16 13:51

Danish authorities expect to receive the results of an Ebola test conducted on a medical worker who recently returned from west Africa.

Malala Yousafzai shares Nobel Peace Prize

2014-10-10 11:18

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, shot in the head by the Taliban two years ago for advocating girls' right to education, and an Indian children's right advocate have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Reader: 'Why I don't watch F1 any more'

2014-08-28 11:29

'A greedy sport, where outcome isn't decided by drivers but by bureaucrats and greedy interests,' says Danish Wheels24 reader VENLIG HILSEN. Here's why he's so off F1...

Maersk raises profit outlook

2014-08-19 11:30

Shipping and oil conglomerate AP Moeller Maersk has raised its profit guidance after results had been boosted by a strong container shipping unit.

Hyundai sets fuel-cell distance record

2014-07-11 13:47

Proof of the pudding, and all that... an Hyundai ix35 powered by electricity generated by a hydrogen fuel cell has covered 700km in Scandinavia - and claimed a world record.

Spider DNA spurs search into arachnid secrets

2014-05-07 06:30

Scientists have published the first spider genome, helping the quest to uncover secrets which could lead to smarter insecticides and man-made super-strong spider silk.

Danish zoo defends killing lions

2014-03-26 16:42

A Danish zoo has defended its decision to kill two aging lions and two cubs, a month after it infuriated rights activists by killing a giraffe, dissecting it in public and feeding it to the lions.

US should cut security aid to Uganda – HRW

2014-03-20 15:15

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.

Zim failing to use land productively - envoy

2014-03-07 11:03

The Danish government has reportedly blamed Zimbabwe’s failing economy on the under-utilisation of huge tracts of land by the beneficiaries of the country’s land reform programme.

World Banks stalls $90m Uganda loan

2014-02-28 08:51

The World Bank has stalled a $90m loan planned to help Uganda strengthen its health care system following the country’s enactment of a tough anti-gay law.

World worried over Kiev crisis

2014-02-19 13:32

The deadly clashes in Ukraine’s capital have drawn sharp reactions from Washington, generated talk of possible EU sanctions and led to a Kremlin statement blaming Europe and the West.

Danish zoo kills young giraffe

2014-02-09 14:19

The Copenhagen Zoo has met with online rage after putting down a healthy giraffe to stop inbreeding.

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