Denmark joined a Europe-wide moment of silence at 12pm on Monday, with MPs in Christiansborg among those who paused from their days to reflect upon the tragic event in Paris:
PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen had earlier in the day encouraged Danes to join the tribute:
In the capital, the clock tower of Copenhagen City Hall remained silent at the stroke of noon.
Other countries around Europe also joined in Monday’s tribute, after the idea was put forward by the European Union. The violence in Paris was the biggest terror attack on European soil since simultaneous train bombings in Madrid in 2004 killed 191 people.
Government buildings around Denmark lowered their flags to half-mast on Saturday and a number of European countries will do the same on Monday.
Communities worldwide have shown their support for the victims and solidarity with France in numerous ways since Friday’s attacks, including a wide range of iconic buildings being lit up with the French blue, white and red colours.
In Denmark, public broadcaster DR’s concert hall, Koncerthuset, displayed the colours of the French flag: