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Denmark: Scandinavian country
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country in Northwest Europe. Denmark proper, which is the southernmost of the Scandinavian countries, consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. The southernmost of the Scandinavian nations, Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also includes two autonomous territories in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million in Denmark proper.

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No deal in sight as "Frugal Four" stamp down on EU budget

Denmark, Austria, Sweden and the Netherlands dug in their heels over the next European Union budget, insisting it cannot top 1% of economic output, to leave the EU no closer to a deal on Friday after..
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Barcelona Signs Denmark Forward Martin Braithwaite

barcelona signs denmark forward martin braithwaite
BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona says it has signed Denmark forward Martin Braithwaite to help fill its injury-depleted attack. Barcelona said on Thursday it agreed to pay the 18 million...
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Barcelona present new signing Braithwaite [Video]Barcelona present new signing Braithwaite

Martin Braithwaite expresses his happiness after years of hard work sees him join an elite club.

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Leganes have "suffered a lot of damage" says CEO as Barcelona sign Braithwaite [Video]Leganes have "suffered a lot of damage" says CEO as Barcelona sign Braithwaite

Martin Ortega says the club cannot understand the rule that has allowed Barcelona to sign Martin Braithwaite, causing 'irreparable damage'.

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Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge [Video]Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge

Kristina Madsen holds an eight minute lead going into the seventh marathon in seven days on seven continents.

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Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen both claim fourth wins in race five of World Marathon Challenge [Video]Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen both claim fourth wins in race five of World Marathon Challenge

Chen Huang and Kristina Madsen continue to dominate the World Marathon Challenge after they both complete their fourth race wins out of five.

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How sugar addiction impacts the brain [Video]How sugar addiction impacts the brain

New research from the journal Scientific Reports has found that sugar has the ability to transform our brain chemistry.

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Denmark is the Best Country to Raise a Child, Says Report [Video]Denmark is the Best Country to Raise a Child, Says Report

Sweden and Norway came in second and third, respectively, according to the latest 'Best Countries Report'.

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If Eriksen leaves he does so 'with his head up', Mourinho says [Video]If Eriksen leaves he does so 'with his head up', Mourinho says

Jose Mourinho has told Christian Eriksen to leave Tottenham with his head held high amid reports of an imminent exit to Inter Milan. The Denmark international’s Spurs career is definitely coming to..

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Denmark Wants To Produce Electricity 100 Percent From Renewable Power [Video]Denmark Wants To Produce Electricity 100 Percent From Renewable Power

Denmark may be small but it produces more of its electricity from wind than any other country. According to Mother Nature Network, the country gets 47 percent of its electricity from wind resources...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

 

Danish troops to return to Al-Asad air base in Iraq on March 1: defense minister

Denmark will send its military personnel back to the Iraqi al-Asad base on March 1, after last month temporarily moving some of them to Kuwait due to security concerns, the Danish Defence Minister..
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Volvo Cars and owner Geely consider merger deal

volvo cars and owner geely consider merger deal
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish automaker Volvo Cars and its owner Chinese automaker Geely Holding said Monday they are considering combining their businesses to create what they called “a..
WorldNews - Published

Denmark arrests Iranian opposition members suspected of spying for Saudis

Three members of an Iranian Arab opposition group are accused of spying for Saudi Arabia.
BBC News - Published

Denmark arrests three members of Iranian opposition group on spy charges

Denmark said on Monday it had arrested three leading members of an Iranian Arab opposition group on suspicion of spying for Saudi Arabia.
Reuters - Published

Denmark in cartoon bust-up with China

Danes reject Chinese calls for an apology over a cartoon showing the coronavirus on China's flag.
BBC News - Published

Christian Eriksen: Inter Milan complete signing of midfielder from Tottenham

Inter Milan complete the signing of Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen from Tottenham for a fee of around £16.9m.
BBC News - Published

Chinese embassy wants Danish paper to apologize for coronavirus cartoon

China's embassy in Denmark has demanded an apology from daily Jyllands-Posten after it published a cartoon of the Chinese flag with its five yellow stars represented by coronavirus particles.
Reuters - Published

Danish sculpture erected to show support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters

An eight-meter copper statue entitled "Pillar of Shame" was erected in front of Denmark's parliament in central Copenhagen on Thursday to express solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.
Reuters - Published

Flamur Beqiri: Arrest made in Denmark over murder of man in front of wife and child on Christmas Eve

Police suspect father may have been involved in 'criminality' in Sweden before killing
Independent - Published

Battersea fatal shooting: Man arrested after Flamur Beqiri died

A man is held in Denmark after Swedish national Flamur Beqiri died in front of his family in London.
BBC News - Published

Bridge linking Denmark to Sweden to get new lick of paint in 13-year operation

The nearly eight-kilometer (five mile) bridge linking Denmark and Sweden is to get a new lick of paint for the first time since it opened for traffic in 2000, but it will take an estimated 13 years to..
Reuters - Published

India, Denmark mull green strategic partnership


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The best countries in the world to raise a child, ranked

the best countries in the world to raise a child, ranked
Expectant parents may want to consider moving to Scandinavia, as a new report has revealed Denmark, Sweden and Norway top the list of best countries in the world for raising a child. The findings are..
WorldNews - Published

Denmark's Little Mermaid vandalized with 'Free Hong Kong' graffiti

Unknown vandals have scrawled "Free Hong Kong" on Denmark's most famous landmark, "The Little Mermaid", a bronze statue that is especially popular with Chinese tourists.
Reuters - Published

Denmark had six hours' warning of Iranian attack on Iraqi bases: TV

Denmark received a warning six hours before Iran fired missiles at two Iraqi military bases this week, and was able to prepare its contingent stationed at one of the bases alongside U.S. forces, the..
Reuters - Published

Norway to take 600 migrants moved from Libya camps to Rwanda

norway to take 600 migrants moved from libya camps to rwanda
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway says it will take 600 asylum seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers as the Scandinavian country wants to stop the sometimes deadly..
WorldNews - Published

Denmark and Latvia to move some troops from Iraq after Iranian missile strikes

Denmark will temporarily move some of its military personnel from the Al-Asad air base in Iraq that was targeted in an Iranian missile strike on Wednesday, Prime Minister Mettle Frederiksen said.
Reuters - Published

Denmark to move some of its troops from Iraq to Kuwait

Denmark will temporarily move some of its military personnel based at the Iraqi al-Asad base and in Baghdad to Kuwait due to security concerns in the wake of an Iranian missile attack on the air base..
Reuters - Published

Serena and Wozniacki close in on Auckland glory as WTA BFFs chase title

serena and wozniacki close in on auckland glory as wta bffs chase title
Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki are making the most of the time they have left together on the women's tennis tour - moving two wins away from landing a trophy together. American superstar..
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One-way ticket: Forced repatriation for Denmark's Syrian refugees?

In Denmark, several Syrian families are living in fear of being deported to Syria, where the civil war continues. The Danish government considers Damascus and its region "safe" places and says the..
France 24 - Published

Denmark sources record 47% of power from wind in 2019

Denmark sourced almost half its electricity consumption from wind power last year, a new record boosted by steep cost reductions and improved offshore technology.
Reuters - Published

Kebab row assault man returned to UK for sentence

Eugen-Laurentiu Rus fled the country and was found working on a pig farm in Denmark.
BBC News - Published

Volcano Watch: Danish postdoctoral fellow helps HVO understand Kilauea’s explosive eruptions

volcano watch: danish postdoctoral fellow helps hvo understand kilauea’s explosive eruptions
Kilauea Volcano attracts researchers from around the world. Johanne “Jo” Schmith joined the ranks of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory in June to study some deposits of..
WorldNews - Published

Denmark approves new U.S. consulate in Greenland

Denmark has approved the establishment of a U.S. consulate in Greenland, an autonomous part of Denmark, four months after rebuffing U.S. President Donald Trump's idea of buying the island which stunned..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions could hit pipeline building in Danish waters: Bild

Germany believes a new U.S. law imposing sanctions on companies building Russia's contested seabed Nord Stream 2 pipeline could affect ongoing construction works off the coast of Denmark, Bild..
Reuters - Published

Danish police carry out nationwide raids over suspected attack preparations

Police made several raids throughout Denmark on Wednesday and arrested a number of people in connection with suspected preparations for an Islamist militant attack, police said.
Reuters - Published

Denmark to contribute more planes to NATO after talks with Trump

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said her country would provide four more planes to NATO after holding "positive" talks with U.S. President Trump at an alliance summit in London on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

Danes see Greenland security risk amid Arctic tensions

For the first time Denmark puts mineral-rich Greenland top of its national security agenda.
BBC News - Published

China mixing military and science in Arctic push: Denmark

China's military is increasingly using scientific research in the Arctic as a way into the region, a Danish intelligence service said on Friday, as it warned of intensifying geopolitical rivalry in the..
Reuters - Published

U.S.-China-Russia power play raising tensions in Arctic, says Denmark

A growing geopolitical rivalry in the Arctic between the United States, China and Russia is increasing tensions in the area, Denmark's Defence Intelligence Service said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Denmark offers to lead NATO training mission in Iraq from 2021

Denmark offered to take over Canada's leadership of NATO's non-combat training mission in Iraq from the end of 2020 until mid-2022, the Danish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Irish fall short of automatic qualification despite late equaliser v Denmark

The Republic of Ireland fall agonisingly short of automatic qualification for Euro 2020 after drawing with Denmark at a raucous Aviva Stadium.
BBC News - Published

Denmark holds neo-Nazi over Jewish cemetery attack

A Nordic neo-Nazi group leader and an accomplice are accused of vandalising 84 Jewish tombstones.
BBC News - Published

The Faroe Islands, home to a Michelin star

The Faroe Islands - a country of 18 tiny islands in-between Iceland and Norway, and officially part of the kingdom of Denmark - bill themselves as Europe's best-kept secret. But it may not be a secret..
CBS News - Published

Re-making Lego

Lego, the tiny plastic bricks that engage young minds and fingers, have clicked with generations of kids. So, why is the popular toy undergoing a remake? Roxana Saberi visits the Lego factory in..
CBS News - Published

Nord Stream 2: Go-ahead for Russian gas pipeline angers Ukraine

Denmark's permit for Nord Stream 2 strengthens Russian influence in Europe, President Zelensky says.
BBC News - Published

Carlsberg sees strong sales in Asia and Western Europe

carlsberg sees strong sales in asia and western europe
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish brewer Carlsberg says its net revenue rose 5.3% to 18.5 billion kroner ($2.8 billion) in the...
WorldNews - Published

Europe never really dealt with its ISIS fighters. A reckoning is coming

europe never really dealt with its isis fighters. a reckoning is coming
Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN)They are good at dismay, the Europeans. Their cheek-clutching horror at US President Donald Trump's abandonment of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) was worthy of..
WorldNews - Published

Lighthouse moved 70m on rails to save it from falling into sea

Coastal erosion threatened to topple Denmark's Rubjerg Knude lighthouse - but now it's being moved.
BBC News - Published

Republic need win over Danes to qualify after defeat in Switzerland

The Republic of Ireland's hopes of a Euro 2020 spot rest on next month's final home game against Denmark after a 2-0 defeat in Switzerland.
BBC News - Published

Denmark to strip foreign fighters of Danish citizenship

Denmark will fast-track legislation allowing people with dual citizenship who have gone abroad to fight for militant groups like Islamic State to be stripped of their Danish nationality, Prime Minister..
Reuters - Published

Denmark sets up temporary border control with Sweden after attacks

Denmark is to impose temporary border controls at the Swedish border next month, after Swedes were suspected of being behind a number of serious attacks this year in the Danish capital Copenhagen, the..
Reuters - Published

The incinerator and the ski slope tackling waste

Billed the world’s cleanest waste-to-energy plant, Denmark's Copenhill project had a troubled start.
BBC News - Published

Road World Championships: Denmark's Mads Pedersen wins men's road race

23-year-old Dane Mads Pedersen wins the men's road race at the 2019 Road World Championships in Yorkshire, becoming the first Danish winner of the event.
BBC News - Published

Denmark on the Coromandel

Malavika Bhattacharya skips Puducherry and drives over to a quiet fishing village with a 400-year-old Danish connection
DNA - Published

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