Denmark to resume taking in refugees

2020-02-27 18:32

Denmark will accept at least 30 refugees in the coming days as it reactivates a UN quota plan it suspended in 2016, authorities say.

Ambassador Mandela's chauvinism makes South Africa look tacky

2019-06-19 10:46

The ambassador's behaviour is the sort of thing that helps South Africa's decline in stature along. It denotes a country racked by its own small-minded parochialism, increasingly no longer a "serious" country, writes Terence Corrigan.

WATCH: Denmark shooting leaves 1 dead, 4 wounded - gangs suspected

2019-04-07 12:44

A shooting north of Copenhagen has left a 20-year-old man dead and four injured in suspected gang violence.

WATCH: Several killed in Danish bridge train accident

2019-01-02 20:43

Several people were killed in a train accident on a Danish bridge linking the central islands of Zealand and Funen, police said.

Dutch scramble F-16s after airline passenger scare

2018-10-06 16:52

The Dutch air force scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to escort a flight from Abu Dhabi to Amsterdam after an onboard fight broke out with an aggressive American passenger, authorities say.

Danish inventor handed life term for journalist submarine murder

2018-04-26 22:13

Madsen, 47, had admitted chopping up the 30-year-old's body and throwing her remains overboard in waters off Copenhagen on the night of August 10, 2017, but claimed her death was accidental.

Danish inventor denies killing journalist at murder trial

2018-03-08 22:36

Danish inventor Peter Madsen stands accused of tying up, torturing Swedish reporter Kim Wall before he either cut her throat or strangled her during a trip on his private submarine.

Danish inventor charged with murdering reporter on submarine

2018-01-16 22:49

A Danish prosecutor says inventor Peter Madsen has been charged with murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, saying he either cut her throat or strangled her.

'World's most expensive vodka' bottle stolen from Copenhagen bar

2018-01-04 19:49

Danish police are investigating the theft of what is claimed to be "the world's most expensive" bottle of vodka, in what the bar owner says could be an inside job.

Trust in Danish bank's wealth manage robot

2017-12-10 15:45

In just over half a year, Danske Bank A/S has attracted 11 500 clients to an investment service provided by a robot called June.


Trump slams Danish PM's 'nasty' rejection of Greenland deal

2019-08-22 13:27

Donald Trump has snapped back at the Danish prime minister's "nasty" dismissal of his attempts to purchase Greenland, heightening a row which has already prompted the US president to scrap a state visit.

KPMG, EY reported to police amid dirty money probes in Denmark

2019-04-12 20:36

Denmark has reported the local operations of Ernst & Young and KPMG to the police amid a widening crackdown on money laundering in the country.

Dutch church ends 3-month 24/7 service after government change to immigrant policy shift

2019-01-30 20:19

A non-stop service by a Dutch protestant church to protect a family of Armenian asylum seekers from deportation is ending after the government announced changes to its immigration policy.

This is why Denmark is consistently rated the happiest country in the world

2018-12-19 15:18

South Africa, comparatively, ranked 105th on the World Happiness report - behind drought-hit Somalia, terrorist-prone Pakistan, suppressed Palestine, and communist China.

Carlsberg cans plastic rings to cut waste

2018-09-08 11:34

Danish brewer Carlsberg said it was ditching the plastic rings that hold together its six-packs, launching a glued "Snap Pack" aimed at cutting waste and emissions.

Halo still 'annoying and ugly' - Magnussen

2018-03-14 11:13

Kevin Magnussen continues to slam the mandatory 'Halo' device featured on all Formula 1 cars in 2018.

Danish volunteer finds over R100 000 in charity shop coat pocket

2018-02-09 11:16

A Danish volunteer in a secondhand charity shop has found $8,284 in the pocket of a coat he was preparing to put on sale.

Hundreds of teens in Denmark suspected of sending child porn

2018-01-16 21:57

Danish police say more than 1 000 people, mostly teenagers, face preliminary charges of distributing child pornography after sharing videos and photos on social media.

Dopey drug dealer mistakes Danish police car for taxi

2017-12-24 20:48

A drug dealer carrying a large amount of cannabis got into a police car in Copenhagen after mistaking it for a taxi, Danish police say.

Former manager sues Magnussen, court date set for January

2017-11-15 09:05

The Haas driver is being sued by former manager Dorte Riis Madsen for current and future earnings.

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