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Saturday 4th December

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

UPDATE: What travellers from Europe to UK need to know about new Covid test rules

With the worsening Covid-19 situation across Europe and the spread of the new Omicron variant, the UK has announced yet more new testing rules for arrivals. Here's what you need to know about the new requirement for pre-departure tests.

‘I simply forgot’: Danish PM apologises for shopping without face mask

‘I simply forgot’: Danish PM apologises for shopping without face mask

Swedish 17-year-old shot dead at hairdressers in Copenhagen

Swedish 17-year-old shot dead at hairdressers in Copenhagen

KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Denmark in December 2021
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KEY POINTS: What changes about life in Denmark in December 2021

Tuesday 30th November

Danish prosecutors demand prison over company’s fuel sales to Syria

Danish prosecutors demand prison over company’s fuel sales to Syria

Danish prosecutors on Tuesday requested a 54-million-euro fine against a company accused of violating an EU fuel embargo against Syria, as well as two years' jail for its chief executive.

Covid-19: Data suggests Danish epidemic ‘becoming stable’

Covid-19: Data suggests Danish epidemic ‘becoming stable’

Denmark’s toy giant Lego offers staff bonus after bumper year

Denmark’s toy giant Lego offers staff bonus after bumper year

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

Monday 29th November

Denmark does not rule out new travel restrictions after Omicron variant detected

Denmark does not rule out new travel restrictions after Omicron variant detected

Health Minister Magnus Heunicke said that Denmark was not planning new social Covid-19 restrictions at the current time after two cases of the new variant Omicron were confirmed in the country. But additional restrictions on travel to the country were not ruled out.

Switzerland adds Denmark and Australia to quarantine list

Switzerland adds Denmark and Australia to quarantine list

TELL US: Which English words should the Danish language adopt?

TELL US: Which English words should the Danish language adopt?

Denmark school closes due to suspected Omicron Covid-19 case

Denmark school closes due to suspected Omicron Covid-19 case

KEY POINTS: The new Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on Monday

KEY POINTS: The new Covid-19 rules which take effect in Denmark on Monday

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

Saturday 27th November

Omicron variant poses ‘high to very high’ risk to Europe: EU health agency

Omicron variant poses ‘high to very high’ risk to Europe: EU health agency

The new Covid variant, dubbed Omicron and originally detected in South Africa, poses a "high to very high" risk to Europe, the EU health agency warned on Friday.

Saturday 20th November

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

Find out what's going on in Denmark today with The Local's short roundup of the news in less than five minutes.

Monday 15th November

Denmark to offer heating subsidies to low income households

Denmark to offer heating subsidies to low income households

Around 500,000 households in various parts of Denmark can apply for assistance paying sky-high heating bills this winter.

Danish local elections: Covid-19 safety measures to be used on polling day

Danish local elections: Covid-19 safety measures to be used on polling day

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

Sunday 14th November

Denmark to ban late sales of alcohol in new nightlife safety plan

Denmark to ban late sales of alcohol in new nightlife safety plan

The Danish government on Sunday announced a ban on alcohol sales at night in some areas and bar young offenders in a crackdown on anti-social behaviour, two days ahead of local elections.

Danish hospitals now treating most Covid patients since February

Danish hospitals now treating most Covid patients since February

‘We still have a chance’: Danish minister’s relief after Glasgow climate deal

‘We still have a chance’: Danish minister’s relief after Glasgow climate deal