The new mosque has opened but is still searching for eight additional female imams. Photo: Iris/Scanpix
The opening of Scandinavia's first female-led mosque has opened its doors.
Winning couple Monica and Lars Schmidt hugged for over 40 hours. Photo: Red Carpet Photos
A loving Danish couple went to great lengths to win a 10,000 kroner Valentine's Day contest.
For one day, bikes and pedestrians won't have to share the streets with cars. Photo: Boegh/Flickr
The date has been set for what officials promise will be a "very special" day in the Danish capital.
US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter (L) shakes hands with Danish Defence Minister Peter Christensen before a bilateral meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Thursday. Photo: AFP/POOL/ Virginia Ma
The Danish defence minister has vowed that the nation's military would go wherever it "can best contribute", even if that means Syria.
Dejlige Days Welcome
Life in a new country isn't always filled with sunshine. Photo: Colourbox
Relocation expert Melanie Haynes gives readers tips on how to deal with the two areas that give new arrivals the biggest headaches.
The imam at the new mosque will help Muslim women achieve equal rights. Photo: Iris/Scanpix
The first mosque ran by and for women opens in Copenhagen this week to criticism from established Muslim groups.
Telenor chief executive Sigve Brekke presented the company's 2015 results in Oslo on Wednesday. Photo: Vidar Ruud / NTB scanpix
Major losses in Denmark drag Norwegian telecoms operator down.
The minister said that it is "completely unacceptable" to have underage asylum seekers living as married couples. Photo: Bax Lindhardt/Scanpix
Integration minister calls for an immediate end to the "completely unacceptable" situation of underage girls living with adult men.
The Local List
Ahead of Valentine's Day, we've put together some tips for dating Danish women through extensive trial and error. OK, mainly error.
The PM and others say that refugees from work even before they've learned Danish. Photo: Sophia Juliane Lydolph/Scanpix
Refugees must find work and be given jobs faster, says Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen.
The government's new 'jewellery law' takes effect on Friday. Photo: Claus Fisker/Scanpix
UPDATED: Beginning Friday, Danish police now have the authority to take cash and valuables from refugees – here’s how it will work in practice.
Mohamad Fattal, Dima Kurbash and their two children in their suburban Aarhus home. Photo: Michael Barrett
In the first part of our two-part portrait of a Syrian family in Denmark, The Local speaks with Mohamad Fattal and Dima Kurbash about their journey from Damascus to Aarhus.
The bill will not only impact arriving refugees, but also permanent residence applicants. Photo: Sara Gangsted/Scanpix
The plan to seize refugees' valuables has gotten most of the attention, but that is just one part of the bill approved by parliament on Tuesday.
There is plenty to appreciate in Denmark - and not just the windmills. Photo: runtnikqueen/Flickr
Denmark has been on the end of some bad press recently, due in no small part to the loud voices of aggressive politicians and concerned citizens. But The Local's Michael Barrett argues that if you take a closer look – it’s not as bad as you think, even if you’re not a Dane.
Dejlige Days Welcome
You might be tempted to hop on the bus, but stick with the bike – you'll probably get where you're going faster. Photo: Colourbox
Relocation expert Melanie Haynes offers some tips for newcomers and long-time residents alike to get through the dark and cold Danish winter.
A bartender holds a glass of Carlsberg beer in a bar in St. Petersburg, Russia. Photo: Alexander Demianchuk/Scanpix
Carlsberg said on Wednesday it plunged into the red in 2015 because of large restructuring provisions and declining sales in Europe amid a shrinking Russian beer market.
The instability of the era is said to be reflected in the poor quality minting and low silver content of the coins. Photo: Viborg Museum
A hoard of 700 year-old coins has been found by a group of metal detector enthusiasts in Jutland.
Copenhagen terror – one year later
The one-year anniversary of the Copenhagen attacks will be marked on Sunday. Photo: Liselotte Sabroe/Scanpix
One year after the terror attacks in Copenhagen, a majority of Danes say that they are more wary of suspicious people and objects while several experts say that the state went overboard in its reaction to the twin shootings.
The Swedish coast guard in action this week. Photo: Emil Langvad/TT
When locals start sailing for pleasure in the spring, officials say it will become more difficult to patrol waters between Denmark and Sweden
The Local Guide
Even if you won't be anywhere near this ballot box in Dixville Notch, New Hampshire – or anywhere else in the US – you can still take help decide the next US president. Photo: Mike Segar/Scanpix
As The US presidential voting season is well underway with the first primary elections in New Hampshire, The Local looks at how American citizens can cast their ballots from outside the US.
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Prison guard Angelica Magdici posing with the suspected getaway car. Photo: Zurich cantonal police
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