Covid-19: Denmark tops 50,000 cases in a day for first time

Covid-19: Denmark tops 50,000 cases in a day for first time

Over 50,000 new cases of Covid-19 were registered by Denmark’s health authorities on Thursday, the first time during the pandemic the daily figure has exceeded the round number. The number of ICU patients with the virus meanwhile continues to decrease.

Minister praises ‘low’ number of Denmark asylum applications in 2021

Minister praises ‘low’ number of Denmark asylum applications in 2021

Danish businesses consider retaining Covid restrictions

Danish businesses consider retaining Covid restrictions

Denmark could give tax-free sum to families with high heating bills

Denmark could give tax-free sum to families with high heating bills

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

More locations in Denmark considered health risk due to chemical pollution

More locations in Denmark considered health risk due to chemical pollution

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

Five tech solutions to make your international life easier

If you live abroad or frequently cross borders, staying on top of everything in your personal and working life can be challenging. But in today’s world, there are a host of innovative technologies that can help you to simplify things. 

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Living in Europe: five tips for using your consumer power

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Are these the 30 most ‘Danish’ things in existence?

Hot dogs with chocolate milk, tight dark suits, shops covered in Dannebrog flags for their 'birthdays'. These are some of the objects, foods, statements and behaviours our readers (and other foreigners) consider the most Danish in existence.

Ten tasty pastries you should be able to identify if you live in Denmark

Ten tasty pastries you should be able to identify if you live in Denmark

Do Danes really eat rugbrød for at least one meal every day?

Do Danes really eat rugbrød for at least one meal every day?

Five Danish social norms that might be new to newcomers
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Five Danish social norms that might be new to newcomers

The hurdles you have to overcome to gain Danish citizenship
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The hurdles you have to overcome to gain Danish citizenship

What benefits does life in provincial Denmark offer foreign residents?
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What benefits does life in provincial Denmark offer foreign residents?

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

Far-right Danish People’s Party chooses new leader

Far-right Danish People’s Party chooses new leader

The scandal-hit politician Morten Messerschmidt has been chosen as the new leader of the far-Right Danish People's Party, despite an ongoing case over his alleged defrauding of EU funds.

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?

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

In many capitals public celebrations were cancelled or curtailed, and in some even private celebrations were heavily restricted. But the European countries covered by The Local still managed to bring in 2022 in some style.

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

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