June 21, 2024

Why is Denmark not part of EU's new job scheme for non-EU workers?

An EU Talent Pool platform, in which non-EU nationals can register their profiles and find jobs across the union’s member states, has moved a step closer to reality but Denmark will not be involved in the scheme.
June 21, 2024

Greenlanders demand compensation over Danish adoptions

A group of Greenland-born people have sought compensation from Denmark over allegations the state facilitated their illegal adoption by Danish families starting in the 1950s, their lawyer said on Friday.
June 21, 2024

Denmark's men footballers refuse salary rise to secure equal pay for women

Denmark's male footballers have refused a salary increase for playing for the national side to gain their female counterparts equal basic pay, the players' union said on Friday.
June 21, 2024

Denmark registers first 2024 case of tick-borne encephalitis

This year’s first Danish case of tick-borne encephalitis has been registered in northern Zealand, the national infectious disease agency State Serum Institute (SSI) confirmed.
June 21, 2024

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Friday

First case of TBE this year, business inheritance tax slashed, Sankt Hans Aften weather and more news from Denmark on Friday.
June 20, 2024

Summer solstice: Today is Denmark’s lightest day this year

The summer solstice falls on Wednesday, meaning there will be more daylight hours in Denmark than on any other day this year.
June 20, 2024

Denmark extends detention of Prime Minister's suspected attacker

The man accused of assaulting Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen on a public square earlier this month will remain in custody until July 4th, a Copenhagen court ruled on Thursday.
June 20, 2024

Post could be delayed as Denmark’s PostNord goes on strike

Staff at the Taastrup terminal of Danish postal service PostNord have begun a strike which could see deliveries delayed.
June 20, 2024

'You only eat beige food': What do Danes really think about the English?

Ahead of another high-profile clash between the Danish and English national football teams, The Local Denmark’s Michael Barrett reflects on the Nordic nation’s attitudes to the British.
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