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Margrethe Vestager - Denmark's EU 'tax lady' taking on corporate giants

Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 12:26

Denmark's EU Competition Commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, who is battling multinationals over tax.
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Actress Brigitte Nielsen gives birth to fifth child at 54

Sunday, June 24th 2018, 15:32

The Danish star has given birth to her first daughter with her fifth husband in Los Angeles.
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Jonas Knudsen: Denmark players pay for jet so defender can see new-born daughter

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 16:50
related countries: Peru Peru

Denmark's players paid for a private jet so defender Jonas Knudsen could fly home and see his new-born daughter after the World Cup win over Peru.
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Denmark backs fence on German border to keep out wild boar

Monday, June 4th 2018, 18:55
related countries: Germany Germany

Danish MPs fear wild boar will spread African swine fever and harm the pork industry.
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Danish minister Stojberg provokes Ramadan row

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 11:18

Inger Stojberg suggested Muslims should take time off work because of potential safety risks.
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Airbnb to report homeowners' income to Danish tax authorities

Friday, May 18th 2018, 10:56

The rental site will report homeowners' income to the Danish tax authorities in the first deal of its kind.
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Director Lars von Trier returns to Cannes

Monday, May 14th 2018, 10:50

The Danish director makes his first festival appearance since the infamous "Nazi" remarks of 2011.
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Eurovision 2018: Second semi-final sees Russia eliminated

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 22:52
related countries: Norway Norway, Russia Russia

The final 10 acts to go through include Norway's Alexander Rybak and Rasmussen from Denmark.
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Kim Wall murder: Danish inventor Peter Madsen given life sentence

Wednesday, April 25th 2018, 14:15

The Danish inventor is given life in prison for killing the Swedish journalist on his submarine.
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Danish silo demolition goes wrong

Monday, April 9th 2018, 18:29

A silo demolition in Denmark quite literally doesn't go the way planners were expecting.
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Kim Wall death: Danish inventor Madsen admits dismembering journalist

Monday, October 30th 2017, 14:01
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Peter Madsen says he dismembered the Swedish journalist aboard his submarine but denies killing her.
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WTA Finals: Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to win season finale

Sunday, October 29th 2017, 13:56
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to claim the biggest title of her career at the WTA Finals in Singapore.
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Danish companies queue to grow cannabis

Friday, October 27th 2017, 12:11

Businesses are already applying to grow the plant when medicinal cannabis becomes legal next year.
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Climbing frame or anti-terror device?

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 23:26
related places: Copenhagen

The urban gardener making Copenhagen's anti-truck attack blocks more friendly and functional.
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Danish horse owners face waiting list to feed the lions

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 8:18

Owners in Denmark have a six month wait if they want to feed their recently deceased horse to wild animals.
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China lifts ban on stinky cheese

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 7:56

Import ban on Roquefort, Brie, Danish Blue, Gorgonzola and Stilton to be lifted immediately.
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Journalist Kim Wall's head found in sea near Copenhagen

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 10:24
related countries: Sweden Sweden

It was found near where she disappeared on a trip with a Danish submariner, now facing a murder charge.
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Refugee soccer star: From Afghanistan to US

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 0:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Now, Portland

Nadia Nadim fled Afghanistan as a child. Now she plays for Denmark and Portland.
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Brazil revokes decree opening Amazon reserve to mining

Tuesday, September 26th 2017, 0:46

The area, around the size of Denmark, is rich in gold and minerals - and protected from mining.
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Denmark men's team offer wages to women after pay dispute

Sunday, September 17th 2017, 17:14

Denmark's men's football team offer £60,000 to the women's side as their pay dispute with the Danish Football Association continues.
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Copenhagen University in Denmark offers course on Beyonce, Gender and Race

Monday, September 4th 2017, 9:49

The course is called Beyonce, Gender and Race and has had to move to a bigger lecture theatre because of huge demand.
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Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree

Wednesday, August 30th 2017, 17:06

The order prevents the government from exploiting a protected area bigger than Denmark.
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Kim Wall case: Murder charge sought for Peter Madsen

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 13:49
related countries: Sweden Sweden

An inventor suspected of killing a journalist on board his submarine is to be charged with murder.
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Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 4:07

The previously-protected area is bigger than Denmark and is thought to be rich in gold.
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