Denmark

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Denmark bans burqas and niqabs

Denmark bans Burqas and Niqabs

They've joined some other European countries in deciding to ban garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the niqab or burqa.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

Peter Madsen sentenced to life in prison for murder of journalist Kim Wall

A court in Copenhagen has sentenced inventor Peter Madsen to life in prison for the murder of journalist Kim Wall

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged with child porn offences over Facebook sex video in Denmark

More than 1,000 people charged over Facebook revenge porn in Denmark

The person showed in the content being shared, mainly by teenagers, was 15 years old at the time of recording

Friday, September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

Denmark ministry websites hacked following post featuring offensive cartoon

Danish immigration website hacked after minister posts 'terrorist' Prophet Mohammed cartoon

Danish government websites hacked after post featuring Prophet Mohammed cartoon

Immigration minister Inger Stojberg posted a controversial Prophet Mohammed cartoon online before the attack

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

Man shot in Copenhagen despite arrest of suspected gang leader

Copenhagen shooting spree continues despite arrest of suspected gang leader

Copenhagen shooting spree continues despite arrest of suspected gang leader

Police have arrested a man thought to be the leader of the group Loyal to Familia which has been blamed for several shootings

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

Fibronil egg contamination scare: 'British produce isn't a problem at all', says Egg Industry Council Chair

Fibronil egg contamination scare: 'UK produce isn't a problem at all', says Egg Industry Council

'British eggs aren't a problem', says industry council chair

Andrew Joret spoke to Paul Ross and Carole Malone about the egg contamination scare, after produce from the Netherlands was found to be tainted with a pesticide.

Supermarkets remove egg products from shelves as scare grows

Supermarkets remove egg products from shelves as scare grows

Supermarkets remove egg products from shelves as scare grows

A number of eggs from the Netherlands are thought to be contaminated with the insecticide Fibronil

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Danish scientists suggest we start eating new food called crispy jellyfish

Jellyfish are already eaten mainly in Southeast Asia but crispy jellyfish are prepared in a different way

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Denmark's mermaid statue defaced in whaling protest

Denmark's mermaid statue defaced in whaling protest

Denmark's mermaid statue defaced in whaling protest

The Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen was coloured red to protest the killing of whales in the Faroe Islands

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

Warte Abubakir Ali passed all of her tests and became fully certified in civil aviation in Denmark in 2015

Kurdish woman makes history by becoming first female pilot in Iraq

Kurdish woman becomes first female pilot to fly a Boeing 737 in Iraq

Warte Abubakir Ali has earned her certifications to become a pilot for Iraqi Airways

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Denmark’s integration minister asks public to report pizzerias if staff don't speak Danish

Denmark’s integration minister asks public to report foreigners lurking in pizzerias

Denmark’s integration minister asks public to report foreigners in pizzerias

Inger Stojberg believes members of the public have a responsibility to help track down migrants with no documents

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Four children and two adults found dead at a house in Denmark

Four children and two adults found dead at house in Denmark

Four children and two adults found dead at house in Denmark

Six dead bodies, four of which are children, have been found in a house in central Denmark. Police visited the house and discovered the bodies after a tip-off

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

Happy 100th birthday, have a mountain! Norway to give rather large gift to Finland to mark centenary of independence

'Happy birthday to you, what a fantastic view, happy birthday dear Finland...', Norway gift wrap a towering treat for their neighbours

'Happy birthday to you, what a fantastic view, happy birthday dear Finland...'

What do you give the independent state that has everything? Norway are considering tying a bow on Mount Halti and handing it to Finland to mark their Nordic neighbour's 100 years of independence from Russia…

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Tall story: We're all growing up, but which country is the tallest in the world?

Professor of Human Genetics Timothy Frayling reveals why some nations have grown taller than others, and we reveal where to find the planet's tallest people…