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Copenhagen: Capital city of Denmark
Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of 1 January 2020, the city had a population of 794,128 with 632,340 in Copenhagen Municipality, 104,305 in Frederiksberg Municipality, 42,989 in Tårnby Municipality, and 14,494 in Dragør Municipality. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another portion of the city is located on Amager, and it is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.

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Coronavirus: Danish farmers demonstrate against government's mink slaughter policy [Video]

Coronavirus: Danish farmers demonstrate against government's mink slaughter policy

About 500 tractors adorned with Danish flags and protest signs demanding the government to resign pass through Copenhagen in a demonstration against the government's decision to cull more than 15..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Copenhagen mayor Frank Jensen resigns over sexual harassment allegations [Video]

Copenhagen mayor Frank Jensen resigns over sexual harassment allegations

The Mayor of Copenhagen, Frank Jensen, has resigned and admitted to allegations of sexual harassment, as a delayed #MeToo movement sweeps Denmark.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:01Published

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Prison break: Submarine murderer Peter Madsen caught by armed officers

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Danish submarine killer Peter Madsen recaptured after prison escape

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The world's first 'museum of happiness' has opened in Copenhagen

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Danes summon Russian envoy over airspace violation

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Man Utd & Wolves learn potential Europa League opponents

Manchester United are drawn against Istanbul Basaksehir or Copenhagen in the last eight of the Europa League, while Wolves may meet Sevilla or Roma.
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Danish politicians slam Qatar’s control of Grand Mosque

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LONDON – Qatar has taken control of the Grand Mosque in the Danish capital of Copenhagen, sparking outrage from the Scandinavian country’s left, according to Berlingske. At a board meeting, the..
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Black Lives Matter protester in Denmark was infected with coronavirus, health minister says

Denmark's health minister on Tuesday urged people who took part in a large Black Lives Matter demonstration in Copenhagen to get tested for COVID-19 after one protester tested positive.
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Denmark embraces live music drive-ins

Mads Langer performs a drive-in concert for music fans in Copenhagen while social distancing.
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Norway mosque attack trial wraps up, verdict next week

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Norwegian man charged with murder and terrorism in the killing of his stepsister and the storming of an Oslo mosque should get the maximum 21 years in prison, a..
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Denmark charges two Swedes with bomb blast against tax office

Denmark's prosecutor said on Monday it had brought formal charges against two Swedes, aged 22 and 23 years, accused of carrying out a bombing of the Danish Tax Agency in Copenhagen last year.
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Fraser Forster's dramatic late penalty save ensures Celtic's away goal gives them a narrow advantage after their Europa League last-32 stalemate in Copenhagen.
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Volvo Cars and owner Geely consider merger deal

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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..
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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.
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Hong Kong protests: Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue graffitied

It's the latest in a long history of vandalism from decapitation to political slogans.
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Norway to take 600 migrants moved from Libya camps to Rwanda

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Denmark approves new U.S. consulate in Greenland

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View from the top

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Carlsberg sees strong sales in Asia and Western Europe

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MOTDx: Browsing Jay Mike's incredible collection of football boots

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Denmark sets up temporary border control with Sweden after attacks

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A spiraling walk above the trees

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H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires

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Swedish police release two men held over Copenhagen blast

Swedish police released two men on Friday that were suspected to have been involved in an explosion outside the Danish Tax Agency in Copenhagen earlier this month.
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Swedish police arrest two more suspects in Copenhagen blast investigation

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A miffed Trump cancels state visit to Denmark trip after 'nasty' PM says Greenland not for sale

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Swede suspected of Copenhagen blast to be extradited to Denmark

A man detained in Sweden on suspicion of being behind an explosion near a Danish government agency is to be handed over to Denmark, Swedish radio reported.
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Not for sale: Danish MPs mock idea of US president buying Greenland

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Denmark considers more control with Swedish border after Copenhagen blast

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Danish police arrest one Swedish man and issues warrant for another after explosion

Danish police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 22-year old Swedish man and issued an international warrant for a 23-year old Swede, both suspected of being behind an explosion outside the Danish..
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Copenhagen police station hit as Danish capital sees second blast

The explosion, which damaged a police station, follows another blast earlier this week.
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Danish capital hit by second blast in four days: police

An explosion occurred outside a local police station in Copenhagen, police said, in the second blast to hit the Danish capital in four days.
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Denmark: Police probe blast at tax office in Copenhagen

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