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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 […]

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England accused of pointing laser at Denmark’s keeper, disrespecting Danish national anthem

UEFA charged England after a laser pointer was directed at Denmark keeper Kasper Schmeichel during Wednesday’s Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley. Television pictures showed a green light on Schmeichel’s face just before Harry Kane took an extra-time penalty. Schmeichel saved the spot-kick but Kane scored the rebound as England won 2-1 to reach Sunday’s final […]

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Danish footballer Christian Eriksen to be fitted with heart starter

Danish footballer Christian Eriksen is to be fitted with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), the Danish national football association announced on Thursday, following the midfielder’s collapse on the field at Euro 2020. Eriksen suffered a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s game against Finland on Saturday before being resuscitated with CPR and a defibrillator. Earlier this week, […]

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Danish professional footballer Christian Eriksen ‘feels OK’ after cardiac arrest at Euro 2020

Danish professional footballer Christian Eriksen posted a picture from his hospital bed with a thumbs-up as he made his first comments since suffering a cardiac arrest. The Denmark midfielder, 29, collapsed in Saturday’s game with Finland and had to be resuscitated on the pitch. Eriksen thanked fans from around the world for their support. “Now, […]

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Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen stable after suffering cardiac attack on pitch

Danish professional footballer Christian Eriksen suffered a cardiac attack when he collapsed in Denmark’s Euro 2020 match against Finland, Danish team doctor Morten Boesen said. Earlier officials said the midfielder was stable in hospital. The mid-fielder collapsed shortly after the half time in Denmark’s opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday. “He was gone. […]

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Denmark’s parliament approves construction plan of artificial island off Copenhagen

Denmark’s parliament approved the plan of an artificial island to house 35,000 people and protect the port of Copenhagen from rising sea levels. The giant island, named Lynetteholm, would be connected to the mainland via a ring road, tunnels and a metro line. The approval by Denmark’s parliament paves the way for the 2.6sq km project […]

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Denmark’s secret service helped US spy on European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Denmark’s secret service helped the US National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, a European media reports published on Sunday revealed. The disclosure that the US had been spying on its allies first started coming to light in 2013, but it is only now […]