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Downpours and thunder warnings issued for Denmark

Downpours and thunder warnings issued for Denmark

A summer thunderstorm is likely to hit Denmark Thursday morning, with heavy rain forecast for the southern part of the country.

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Experts uncertain on cause of Greenland disaster

Experts uncertain on cause of Greenland disaster

The underlying cause of the landslide which has caused floods, missing people and evacuations in western Greenland remains uncertain, three days after the event.

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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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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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Malmö serves up mouth-watering new Street Food bonanza

Malmö serves up mouth-watering new Street Food bonanza

Foodies already know that Malmö is the place to go to get top-notch grub in Sweden. But the selection just got even better.

 
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Twisters, lightning and giant hail in Danish summer storm

Twisters, lightning and giant hail in Danish summer storm

Large parts of Denmark were hit by violent storms Tuesday evening, with downpours across the country, gale force winds, hail and thousands of lightning bolts.

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Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Surrogacy in the Nordics: understanding options and expectations

Surrogacy in in the Nordics can be complicated - or impossible. Ahead of the region's first surrogacy education conference, one parent of children born via international surrogacy looks at how Nordic citizens are handling the issue.

 
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Rainy Norwegian city gets wet weather every single day in June

Rainy Norwegian city gets wet weather every single day in June

While other parts of Europe are enjoying record-breaking heat, Bergen is having one of the wettest months in living memory.

 

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'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

'Malmö is a paradise for creative people'

Designer Susana Nakatani's career has taken her on a trek from Spain to France, Switzerland, Morocco, and Germany – to name just a few places.

But then she discovered Malmö – and she's here to stay. Susana tells The Local about her favourite places – and what makes the city perfect for a designer.

 
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Denmark’s Social Democrats, DF join in criticism of PM over free movement

Denmark’s Social Democrats, DF join in criticism of PM over free movement

The leaders of the Social Democrats, Denmark’s biggest opposition party, and the populist Danish People’s Party (DF) want Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen to take measures against free movement within the EU.

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The future of flying: inspired by nature

The future of flying: inspired by nature

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...kind of both.

 
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Copenhagen's iconic Little Mermaid statue vandalised over whaling

Copenhagen's iconic Little Mermaid statue vandalised over whaling

The "Little Mermaid" statute in Copenhagen, one of the city's most famous monuments, was vandalised on Tuesday by animal rights activists outraged over whaling, police said.

Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Social entrepreneur: 'I learned early on that I was an outsider'

Golnaz Hashemzadeh Bonde is one of Sweden's most interesting young entrepreneurs, working hard to combat social exclusion through innovation. But it hasn't been an easy journey.

 
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Denmark’s Little Mermaid turns blue and white after latest vandalism

Denmark’s Little Mermaid turns blue and white after latest vandalism

Last month she was splashed with red, now Copenhagen’s famous Little Mermaid statue has been painted blue and white in a new vandalism attack.

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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Denmark international students upcycle graffiti wall with graffiti art project

Denmark international students upcycle graffiti wall with graffiti art project

Students at the Rygaards international school in Copenhagen repainted a graffiti-covered wall near their school with their own street art-inspired project.

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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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.

European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

European mobile operators brace for end of roaming charges

Long an important source of revenue for telecom companies, roaming charges will be lifted in Europe starting June 15, raising pressure on operators in a tight market.

Parents launch petition demanding vegan baby-food advice

Parents launch petition demanding vegan baby-food advice

Danish parents want dietary recommendations for their vegan infants, but the National Board of Health refuses, reports Berlingske.

Denmark sold surveillance equipment to oppressive Gulf states: report

Denmark sold surveillance equipment to oppressive Gulf states: report

Denmark sold technology enabling Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar to monitor critics of their regimes with the approval of state authorities, according to a report.

Danish priests marry more gay couples every year

Danish priests marry more gay couples every year

The number of gay couples marrying in Danish churches has increased on a yearly basis since the law was changed in 2012.

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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.