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.

Denmark seizes money from migrants

2016-07-01 05:39

Danish police have announced they confiscated cash worth nearly €11 000 from migrants under a controversial law allowing authorities to seize valuables from people trying to obtain asylum in the country.

Kerry's Arctic climate change adventure hits Greenland

2016-06-18 08:14

US Secretary of State John Kerry has brought his tour of the Arctic to Greenland, where he is visiting the northern hemisphere's largest glacier to bring attention to the dangers of climate change.

This 1974 VW Beetle could sell for more than R700 000

2016-05-17 09:59

A 42-year-old Volkswagen Beetle, that has travelled a mere 90km, could be sold for more than the equivalent of R700 500 at an auction in Denmark.

Sweden, Denmark extend border controls to deter migrants

2016-03-03 18:32

Both Sweden and Denmark have separately announced the temporary extension of border identification checks in a bid to deter the influx of further migrants and refugees.

Megabrew leaves Heineken, Carlsberg in a froth

2016-02-10 16:30

Megabrew - ABInbev's $104bn takeover of SABMiller - hasn't even gone through yet, but Carlsberg and Heineken are having to up their game.

Denmark: Four charged with terror

2016-02-03 21:34

Four men have been charged with terrorism for aiding a gunman who carried out deadly attacks in Copenhagen a year ago, Danish prosecutors say.

Danish anti-immigrant party sees further curbs

2016-01-27 20:41

Denmark will probably tighten its asylum policies further, the country's influential anti-immigration party has said, a day after lawmakers passed a controversial bill allowing authorities to seize valuables from refugees.

Danish hospital says case of Zika virus discovered

2016-01-27 12:08

Danish hospital officials say that a Danish tourist has been infected by the the Zika virus after visiting southern and central America.


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.

Danish man, 78, convicted of ailing wife's 'mercy killing'

2016-09-12 21:23

Danish court gives 50-day suspended sentence to 78-year-old man in 'mercy killing' of ailing wife.

Danish 'devil of death' nurse gets life

2016-06-24 18:01

A Danish nurse, dubbed a "devil of death" by prosecutors, has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering three patients and trying to kill a fourth.

Danish MP who called Obama a 'Negro' cancels US trip

2016-05-20 22:16

A senior Danish lawmaker who called President Barack Obama a "Negro" says he won't travel to the US in September with fellow parliamentarians.

Danish teen was targeting Jewish school

2016-03-08 16:03

A 16-year-old Danish girl arrested in January was planning to carry out bomb attacks against two schools, one of which was Jewish, Danish police say.

Denmark: No valuables found on migrants

2016-02-16 22:30

Denmark's controversial law allowing police to search asylum seekers and confiscate their valuables to help pay for their accommodation, has raised no money in its first 11 days, police say.

Denmark's migrant search and seize law comes into force

2016-02-05 18:37

A controversial Danish law allowing police to seize valuables from refugees has come into force, with the government's guidelines to police exempting wedding and engagement rings from the searches.

Sweden plans to expel up to 80 000 asylum-seekers

2016-01-28 08:22

Sweden intends to expel up to 80,000 migrants who arrived in 2015 and whose application for asylum has been rejected, Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said Wednesday.

HRW lambastes Danish plan to seize migrants' valuables

2016-01-27 17:31

Legislation agreed in Denmark to seize the valuables of refugees in the hope of limiting the flow of migrants is "despicable", US-based rights watchdog Human Rights Watch says.

Danish parliament approves controversial migrant bill

2016-01-26 21:42

Denmark's parliament has adopted reforms aimed at dissuading migrants from seeking asylum by delaying family reunifications and allowing authorities to seize their valuables, under legislation that has sparked widespread condemnation.

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