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Danish smartphone start-up ID2me flops after a year

Danish smartphone start-up ID2me flops after a year

The Danish smartphone start-up which hoped take on Apple and Samsung with its ID1 phone has filed for bankruptcy just a year after launch.

7 ways to help your child adjust to life abroad

7 ways to help your child adjust to life abroad

Moving abroad can be a big adjustment for anyone - and it's even harder when the move wasn't your choice. So how do you help your children settle in when your family makes the move?

 
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In world first, Denmark to name a ‘digital ambassador’

In world first, Denmark to name a ‘digital ambassador’

Foreign minister says companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft “affect Denmark just as much as entire countries”.

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Take the first step toward a rewarding international career

Take the first step toward a rewarding international career

Brexit. Migration. Climate change. Are you interested in tackling some of today’s most complex policy questions?

 
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Adele keeps Denmark's Lukas Graham from saying 'Hello' to a Grammy

Adele keeps Denmark's Lukas Graham from saying 'Hello' to a Grammy

The Danish band Lukas Graham, fronted by singer Lukas Forchhammer, performed at the 59th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday but left the awards show empty-handed.

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'If you have an open mind, people are all the same'

'If you have an open mind, people are all the same'

John Andersen dropped out of high school to climb mountains. Decades later, the 73-year-old is still travelling the world - and it's been a priceless education.

 
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$672m raised for Lake Chad famine at Oslo donor meet

$672m raised for Lake Chad famine at Oslo donor meet

Donor countries have pledged $672 million (634 million euros) in emergency aid for people threatened by famine in the Lake Chad region.

 

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How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

How to make expat money transfers cheaper and more efficient

There are many ways to transfer money between countries – how do you choose? For Alicia, after trying several services, the answer was clear.

 
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Essex-born chef wins two Michelin stars for Denmark

Essex-born chef wins two Michelin stars for Denmark

British chef Paul Cunningham, who cut his teeth at Heston Blumenthal's famed Fat Duck restaurant, has won two Michelin stars for Henne Kirkeby Kro in Jutland.

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How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

How US expats can avoid tax trouble in 2017

Don’t let inaction or ignorance about your US tax obligations ruin the New Year.

 
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‘Become who you want to be’: one degree, three countries

‘Become who you want to be’: one degree, three countries

Paris, Madrid, Berlin... For internationally-minded students, it can be tough to choose where to attend university. But at ESCP Europe – one of the top business schools in the world – you don’t have to.

 
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In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

In pictures: Twelve stunning Scandinavian swimming pools

If you're going to own a swimming pool in a Nordic nation, you may as well do it with style. Houzz.se editor in chief Sara Norrman takes a look at some of Scandinavia’s most striking pools.

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

The best ways to send money abroad: a quick guide

Need to send money to family or friends overseas? Have funds in foreign accounts you need to access in your new home? Sending money abroad may be cheaper and faster than you might think.

 
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Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms

Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms

Denmark’s Social Democratic party has joined calls to ban prayer rooms at schools and universities, as it continues its flirtation with the populist right.

Becoming an expat: where to start

Becoming an expat: where to start

Making the decision to move abroad isn’t something to be taken lightly. There’s plenty of boxes to be ticked, forms to be filled out, and general planning to be done. But where do you actually start?

 
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Handball shocker: Olympic champs Denmark knocked out by Hungary

Handball shocker: Olympic champs Denmark knocked out by Hungary

For the first time since 2005, Denmark won't make the quarter finals in the Handball World Championships.

Denmark backs off controversial ‘education cap’

Denmark backs off controversial ‘education cap’

Students will now be allowed to take a second education six years after completing their first.

Danish police first to use bitcoin to jail drug traffickers

Danish police first to use bitcoin to jail drug traffickers

Danish police have become the first in the world to hunt down internet drug traffickers by analysing their bitcoin transactions.

SAS plans new bases in Ireland and London to match low-cost rivals

SAS plans new bases in Ireland and London to match low-cost rivals

The airline has revealed it will set up new bases outside Scandinavia to keep up with low-cost rivals and capitalize on rising demand.

Why more Danes are living past 100 than ever before

Why more Danes are living past 100 than ever before

A record number of people celebrated their 100th birthday in 2016, new figures from Statistics Denmark show.

A thousand to mock Trump with Copenhagen 'Pray for Sweden' vigil

A thousand to mock Trump with Copenhagen 'Pray for Sweden' vigil

A Danish artist has launched a fake vigil for the fake attack on Sweden referred to by US President Donald Trump last week. "Please remember to bring fake flowers,” he told The Local.

The ten things I'll miss most about living in Denmark

The ten things I'll miss most about living in Denmark

Justin Cremer, The Local Denmark’s editor since the site’s very launch, is saying goodbye as he prepares to move back to the United States. Here he reflects on what he’s most likely to miss after nearly seven years in Copenhagen.

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A British take on hygge and happiness in Denmark

A British take on hygge and happiness in Denmark

Hygge may be a relatively new trend in the UK, but British expat Alexia Kühn has been experiencing it firsthand for over two decades. Here's what she thinks her countrymen could learn from the Danes.