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Denmark’s postal service doubles losses

Denmark’s postal service doubles losses

Postnord, the company responsible for distribution of Denmark’s post, has doubled its losses during the first half of 2017.

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The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

The Nordic way: 'We must trust each other’

She grew up surrounded by water, stumbled into politics, and is now one of the most important political voices in the entire Nordic region. The Local finds out more.

 
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Chinese navy sails through Danish waters

Chinese navy sails through Danish waters

A Chinese military vessels are currently being escorted through Danish waters as part of a Chinese-Russian joint military exercise that will also see a Russian submarine and nuclear cruiser in Danish maritime territory.

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Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Kickstart your coding career in tech-savvy Berlin

Who says you need to have a programming background to be a part of Berlin’s booming tech startup scene?

 
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In pictures: Roskilde Festival 2017

In pictures: Roskilde Festival 2017

The party is over and the clean-up effort is underway. Here are our favourite pictures from this year's Roskilde Festival.

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Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

Why you are paying too much to send money abroad

In a globalised world, transferring money abroad doesn't have to be costly and complicated.

 
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No summer days in Denmark this weekend

No summer days in Denmark this weekend

July has not yet seen a summer day in Denmark, and the weekend weather is unlikely to bring much improvement, report Danish meteorologists.

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Where to shop, eat, and drink when you visit Gothenburg

Where to shop, eat, and drink when you visit Gothenburg

Gothenburg is Sweden’s hidden design gem, with some of the best shopping available – plus dozens of hip cafés, restaurants, and bars. Local creative Ali Davoodi shares his insider tips for how to get the most out of a visit.

 
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Italian police probe football clubs over false visas for young African players

Italian police probe football clubs over false visas for young African players

Italian police are investigating football clubs for allegedly getting young African players false papers in a probe that could involve Serie A teams, national media reported on Thursday.

 

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Summer travel: why Zagreb has something for everyone

Summer travel: why Zagreb has something for everyone

Zagreb is trendy destination for summer travellers of all kinds. Read on to find out more about what's on offer. Hint: Make sure you're hungry like a wolf.

 
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Denmark said no to meeting with top US politicians

Denmark said no to meeting with top US politicians

Political representatives from the Nordic and Baltic parliaments recently took part in a top-level visit to Washington. Denmark was conspicuous by its absence.

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Swede with gun-shaped lighter stops Copenhagen train traffic

Swede with gun-shaped lighter stops Copenhagen train traffic

24-year-old committed no crime, although police questioned his "common sense".

What international health plan best suits you?

What international health plan best suits you?

No two people and no two expat stories are the same – so why should health plans be?

 
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Jealous Danish man attacks wife with axe

Jealous Danish man attacks wife with axe

A 31-year-old Danish woman was attacked with an axe by her husband during a domestic dispute in the town of Esbjerg.

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Introducing... the ultimate dating app for expats

Finding love locally has never been easier. Find out why.

 
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More Danes applied for study programmes with best job prospects: ministry

More Danes applied for study programmes with best job prospects: ministry

More Danes are applying to study subjects in areas where there is a shortage of labour, such as in IT, according to Denmark's Ministry of Higher Science and Education.

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.

Apple to invest $900 million in Danish data plant

Apple to invest $900 million in Danish data plant

Apple on Monday said it would invest six billion Danish kroner ($920 million, 810 million euros) in a data centre in Denmark, its second in the country to run entirely on clean energy.

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.

'My goal is to listen to patients and to create a better life quality for them'

'My goal is to listen to patients and to create a better life quality for them'

The Local’s guest columnist Melanie Haynes speaks to Copenhagen Doctor Tina Horsted, one of the city’s few prescribers of medicinal cannabis, and shares her own experiences with the treatment.

Denmark aid will help displaced Iraqis return home: ministry

Denmark aid will help displaced Iraqis return home: ministry

Denmark’s foreign ministry says it is increasing its humanitarian aid to Iraq after the country’s security forces regained the city of Mosul.

Nearly half of Danes want smoking breaks to go unpaid: report

Nearly half of Danes want smoking breaks to go unpaid: report

44 percent of Danes want wages to be deducted from smoking breaks during working hours, according to a new survey.

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Danish chef launches shared economy dining app

Danish chef launches shared economy dining app

A new shared economy dining app has the potential to be the Airbnb of food, say its creators.