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German supermarket chain to open 100 new stores in Denmark

German supermarket chain to open 100 new stores in Denmark

A major investment by German supermarket giant Lidl could mean better prices and products for customers in Danish stores.

Now you can learn the Nordic approach to planning 'liveable' cities

Now you can learn the Nordic approach to planning 'liveable' cities

A new Nordic Urban Planning master’s programme gives students a Scandinavian perspective on shaping the environments in which we live.

 
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Police set up stop-and-search zone in anti-crime measure in Aarhus

Police set up stop-and-search zone in anti-crime measure in Aarhus

A suspected conflict between organised crime gangs in Aarhus has resulted in police putting a stop-and-search zone into effect.

Sustainable travel: How to cut emissions and keep flying

Sustainable travel: How to cut emissions and keep flying

Sustainable air travel is no longer a flight of fancy, it’s here and Sweden is at its helm.

 
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Five ways to stay in touch while living abroad

Five ways to stay in touch while living abroad

Moving abroad can be daunting, especially if you’re used to regularly seeing close friends and family. It might not be as easy to drop in for a cup of coffee but with a bit of effort you can maintain and even strengthen your relationships.

 
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Denmark passes bill to tighten residency requirement for unemployment insurance

Denmark passes bill to tighten residency requirement for unemployment insurance

A narrow parliamentary majority has passed a new law introducing strict residency requirements for access to Denmark’s unemployment benefits insurance system.

Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

Opinion: Danish odds are stacked against skilled foreign workers

Danish rules for employment of non-EU citizens are preventing skilled foreign workers from entering the labour market, depriving the country of talent, argues The Local guest columnist Yater Dabbo.

Denmark set for sunny, mild weekend

Denmark set for sunny, mild weekend

It’s still February, but this weekend is set to offer up temperatures of 10 degrees and an all-round mild feel.

Take your soul on vacation to Croatia's stunning Orebić harbour

Take your soul on vacation to Croatia's stunning Orebić harbour

Find Croatia on a map and turn your attention south. It's there you'll find Orebić, an idyllic harbour on Croatia's Pelješac peninsula.

 
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Dining Week gives Copenhagen restaurants and diners sustenance, but will they stay full for long?

Dining Week gives Copenhagen restaurants and diners sustenance, but will they stay full for long?

Dining Week, an annual event in which participating restaurants have a set special offer, can make Copenhagen’s diverse food scene more accessible. Restaurant owners hope for long and short-term benefits of attracting customers through the promotion.

Viking babies: Brexit Britain 'will gain nothing if it becomes harder to receive Danish donor sperm'

Viking babies: Brexit Britain 'will gain nothing if it becomes harder to receive Danish donor sperm'

Thousands of 'Viking babies' have been born in the UK thanks to samples sent from Europe's largest sperm bank in Denmark. The company's CEO tells The Local that Britain would be left with a donor sperm drought if a no-deal Brexit led to more red-tape.

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Italy's Five Star Movement votes to block Salvini trial

Italy's Five Star Movement votes to block Salvini trial

Five Star pledged to “clean up” Italian politics when it came to power last year, but a vote on Salvini's political immunity put it in a messy situation.

 

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