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3 killed, 4 injured in shooting at shopping mall in Copenhagen

At least three people were killed and four others were critically wounded in a shooting at a Copenhagen shopping mall on Sunday, authorities said. Police responded to reports of a shooting at the Field’s shopping center in Denmark’s capital just before 5:30pm local time on Sunday. A boy and girl, both 17-year-old Danish citizens, and […]

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Denmark lifts all of its domestic Covid-19 restrictions

Denmark has lifted all of its domestic Covid-19 restrictions, including the wearing of face masks, making it the first European Union country to do so. Nightclubs have reopened, late-night alcohol sales have resumed, and the contact-tracing app is no longer needed to enter venues. While cases are still relatively high, the authorities say the virus […]

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Denmark announces ambitious 2030 target to make domestic flights free of fossil fuel

Denmark’s government has announces 2030 as target to make domestic flights fossil fuel free. In her New Year’s address, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she wants to “make flying green”. However she acknowledged that the solutions to reach her target were not yet in place. Denmark is aiming for a 70% cut in overall carbon […]

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Kosovo to rent 300 prison cells to Denmark to ease overcrowding

Kosovo has agreed to rent 300 prison cells to Denmark to ease overcrowding in the Scandinavian country’s jails. Denmark will pay an annual fee of €15 million for an initial period of five years, and will also help fund green energy in the country. The rented cells are meant to house convicted criminals from non-EU […]

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Two feared killed after two cargo ships collide in Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast

Two people are feared to have died after two cargo ships collided in the Baltic Sea off the Swedish coast early on Monday, causing one to overturn. Prosecutors have begun an inquiry into alleged gross negligence at sea involving the UK-flagged Scot Carrier. The coastguard was also investigating suspected “gross drunkenness at sea”. Rescue boats […]

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Lego: Danish toy maker to build new $1 billion factory in Vietnam

Danish toy production company Lego announced plans to build a new manufacturing operation in Vietnam to keep up with growing demand for its products in Asia. The toymaking giant said it will invest more than $1 billion in the project, which will be near the country’s main business hub of Ho Chi Minh City. It […]

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Faroe Islands comes under scrutiny for killing more than 1,400 dolphins in one day

The practice of dolphin hunting in the Faroe Islands has come under scrutiny after more than 1,400 of the mammals were killed in what was believed to be a record catch. The pod of white-sided dolphins was driven into the largest fjord in the North Atlantic territory on Sunday. Boats herded them into shallow waters […]

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Scientists discover world’s northernmost island off Greenland’s coast

A group of scientists say they have discovered by luck what they believe is the world’s northernmost island off Greenland’s coast. In July, the scientists flew to collect samples to what they thought was Oodaaq Island, that has been known since 1978. But when they checked their position with the Danish official in charge of […]

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Danish YouTuber falls to death while filming video on Mount Seceda in Italy

YouTuber from Denmark, Albert Dyrlund, fell to his death while filming a video in the Italian Alps. He was 22.According to Italian news outlet Rai News, Dyrlund was recording a video on his mobile phone on Mount Seceda in Val Gardena, Italy when he fell down over 600 feet.A rescue helicopter was called but could […]

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Schizophrenia cases linked with use of marijuana on the rise, study finds

Schizophrenia cases linked with problematic use of marijuana has increased over the past 25 years, according to a new study from Denmark. In 1995, 2% of schizophrenia diagnoses in the country were associated with cannabis use disorder. In 2000, it increased to around 4%. Since 2010, that figure increased to 8%, the study found. “I […]

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American company faces backlash for making gun resembling Lego toy

An American gun company is facing a backlash after producing a pistol that looks like a children’s toy made of Lego. Culper Precision has named the weapon Block19, the company developed to “highlight the pure enjoyment of the shooting sports”. Danish toy maker Lego has written to the company demanding that it stop producing the […]

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Denmark sculptures the world’s tallest sandcastle with virus wearing crown

A small seaside town of Blokhus in Denmark built the world’s tallest sandcastle, weighing nearly 5,000 tonnes and towering over 20 metres high. Standing 21.16 metres high, more than three metres taller than a castle built in Germany in 2019, which previously held the title with its 17.66 metres, according to Guinness World Records. A […]