Could Denmark ease key work permit rule for foreigners?

Could Denmark ease key work permit rule for foreigners?

Several political parties in Denmark have suggested they favour reducing a minimum salary requirement used to assess work permit applications.

OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

Over 38,000 new Covid-19 cases registered in Denmark

Over 38,000 new Covid-19 cases registered in Denmark

Pollutant chemical PFOS found in beef from Danish farm

Pollutant chemical PFOS found in beef from Danish farm

Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday
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Today in Denmark: A roundup of the news on Wednesday

Sweden scraps negative Covid test for travellers from Denmark

Sweden scraps negative Covid test for travellers from Denmark

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

Shop locally: How changing your consumer habits can build a brighter future

People across Europe are finding a wide range of ways to help create a more sustainable world through their power as consumers. From shopping locally to the apps that help you cut out food waste and much more besides, here are five ways your consumer habits can help create a better world.

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

Have an impact: five ways to shape a better world in 2022

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The video series shining a light on personal European stories

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

The world’s most powerful languages: which one will you learn in 2022?

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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?

Why mastering English isn’t all good news for Danish workers and their companies

Why mastering English isn’t all good news for Danish workers and their companies

Denmark discusses lower minimum age for bus drivers

Denmark discusses lower minimum age for bus drivers

A shortage of bus drivers in Denmark has led to the opposition Liberal party calling for a lower minimum age for drivers. The government says younger drivers could reduce passengers’ sense of security.

Labour shortage hits half of Danish companies in construction sector

Labour shortage hits half of Danish companies in construction sector

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

How Denmark plans to attract more workers from Sweden

Facebook eyes second Danish data centre after buying large plot

Facebook eyes second Danish data centre after buying large plot

IN NUMBERS: Has the Omicron Covid-19 wave peaked in Denmark?
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IN NUMBERS: Has the Omicron Covid-19 wave peaked in Denmark?

The number of new Covid-19 infections fell on Saturday for the second day in a row, following a three-day plateau at the start of last week. Has the omicron wave peaked?

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

How roaming charges will hit travellers between the UK and EU in 2022

New Year’s Eve injury rate bounces back to normal in Denmark

New Year’s Eve injury rate bounces back to normal in Denmark

IN PICTURES: How Europe brought in the New Year in the face of Omicron

IN PICTURES: How Europe brought in the New Year in the face of Omicron

Transform your career with these six lessons from top CEOs
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Transform your career with these six lessons from top CEOs

Working internationally? Here are six leadership lessons from trailblazing CEOs that will supercharge your career.

Living abroad: how can you assess your mental health?
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Living abroad: how can you assess your mental health?

The Local’s Confronting Coronavirus series nominated for major European media award
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The Local’s Confronting Coronavirus series nominated for major European media award

A series of solutions-focused articles in which The Local’s journalists took an in-depth look at responses to the coronavirus pandemic has been shortlisted for the European Digital Media Awards 2021.

‘The only good strategy’: How France is trying to stop a coronavirus resurgence in Paris’ poorest suburbs

‘The only good strategy’: How France is trying to stop a coronavirus resurgence in Paris’ poorest suburbs

Denmark to study infectiousness of UK Covid variant: SSI

Denmark to study infectiousness of UK Covid variant: SSI

Denmark's infectious diseases agency SSI is setting up a study which it hopes be able to determine whether the UK variant of Covid-19 is 70 percent more transmissible, with the first results expected within "one or two weeks".

Danish party leader uses ethnic slur in TV documentary

Danish party leader uses ethnic slur in TV documentary

Where did it go wrong for the populist Danish People’s Party?

Where did it go wrong for the populist Danish People’s Party?

Has coronavirus silenced populists in Denmark and Norway?

Has coronavirus silenced populists in Denmark and Norway?

Most regions of Austria to accept at-home antigen tests as 3G proof again

Most regions of Austria to accept at-home antigen tests as 3G proof again

Self-tests for Covid-19 will once again be accepted as 3G in all of Austria except Vienna, after the government updated its guidelines to allow regions and the healthcare sector to cope with a sharp rise in new cases.

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OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

OPINION: Denmark must reform immigration if it wants to solve labour shortage

Denmark

‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

‘Never have I seen so few old trees around’: What’s happening to Sweden’s forests?

Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?
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Can I bring my pet to France from the USA?

France