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Monday 18th October

Electric rental scooters back in Copenhagen: These are the new rules

Electric rental scooters back in Copenhagen: These are the new rules

New rules provide for the return of oft-maligned rental electric scooters to the Danish capital, this time with stricter parking zones.

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 16th October

Five essential words you need when applying for a job in Denmark
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Five essential words you need when applying for a job in Denmark

Finding a job as a foreigner in Denmark is a challenging task, especially if you are applying in Danish as a new speaker of the language.

Friday 15th October

Denmark to give booster Covid-19 jab six months after vaccination

Denmark to give booster Covid-19 jab six months after vaccination

People in Denmark are to be offered a third or booster vaccination against Covid-19 six months and two weeks after their first vaccination course was completed. The policy will initially primarily apply to people over the age of 65.

Denmark says ‘non-Western’ immigrants cost state 31 billion kroner

Denmark says ‘non-Western’ immigrants cost state 31 billion kroner

World’s highest wind turbine to be built in Denmark

World’s highest wind turbine to be built in Denmark

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

Tuesday 12th October

Five essential words you need when renting a home in Denmark
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Five essential words you need when renting a home in Denmark

Renting a home in Denmark is no walk in the park, especially in the big cities. We can’t find you a flat, but hope we can help you along the way with some useful vocab.

Denmark proposes affordable rental housing in Christiania enclave

Denmark proposes affordable rental housing in Christiania enclave

Danish fuel prices at highest-ever level

Danish fuel prices at highest-ever level

Why customers can expect to pay more at Danish supermarkets

Why customers can expect to pay more at Danish supermarkets

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 11th October

Five essential words you need when speaking to a doctor in Denmark
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Five essential words you need when speaking to a doctor in Denmark

If you are visiting your GP in Denmark or perhaps speaking to the on-call doctor, a few essential words will help you to converse effectively in Danish.

Danish Covid-19 treatment approved for human trials

Danish Covid-19 treatment approved for human trials

Denmark’s energy prices hit highest level for nine years

Denmark’s energy prices hit highest level for nine years

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 10th October

How Danish gastronomy reached dizzying heights

How Danish gastronomy reached dizzying heights

It's home to the top two eateries in the world and a cornucopia of Michelin stars: Denmark's haute cuisine, non-existent 20 years ago, is making Copenhagen a top destination for gourmands.

Tuesday 5th October

Denmark to offer booster jab for mixed Covid-19 vaccination

Denmark to offer booster jab for mixed Covid-19 vaccination

Residents of Denmark who are vaccinated against Covid-19 with a mixture of vaccinations from two different companies are to be offered a booster jab against the virus.

Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?
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Denmark reopens parliament: Who does what during annual custom?

Denmark wants to build 20,000 new affordable rental homes

Denmark wants to build 20,000 new affordable rental homes

Former Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt says France’s Giscard d’Estaing groped her

Former Danish PM Thorning-Schmidt says France’s Giscard d’Estaing groped her

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

Sunday 3rd October

IN NUMBERS: How does the Covid-19 situation look in Denmark three weeks after scrapping all curbs?
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IN NUMBERS: How does the Covid-19 situation look in Denmark three weeks after scrapping all curbs?

On Friday, it was three weeks since Denmark lifted all special Covid-19 rules, so what effect it has had on infections, hospitalisations and deaths?

Saturday 2nd October

Denmark to cut wait for family reunion after losing European court case

Denmark to cut wait for family reunion after losing European court case

Denmark is to reduce the amount of time refugees need to wait before apply for family reunification after The European Court of Human Rights ruled that the current "three-year rule" was excessive.

Spain and Italy upgraded to ‘green’ in latest Danish travel guidelines

Spain and Italy upgraded to ‘green’ in latest Danish travel guidelines

Wednesday 29th September

Danish artist loaned banknotes for piece delivers blank canvas, keeps cash

Danish artist loaned banknotes for piece delivers blank canvas, keeps cash

A Danish museum loaned an artist 534,000 kroner ($84,000) in cash to recreate old artworks of his using the banknotes, but he ended up pocketing the money and sending blank canvasses with a new title: "Take the Money and Run".

Brexit: Danish minister urges Denmark-based Brits to apply for new residency status

Brexit: Danish minister urges Denmark-based Brits to apply for new residency status

Denmark government backs extension of ban on mink farming

Denmark government backs extension of ban on mink farming

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

Denmark strips dual national of citizenship after terror conviction

Denmark strips dual national of citizenship after terror conviction

Tuesday 28th September

Denmark appoints expert advisors after toxic chemical pollution

Denmark appoints expert advisors after toxic chemical pollution

The Danish Health Authority is to appoint a group of experts to provide advice and consultation to residents in locations currently under investigation for pollution with the toxic chemical PFOS.

Denmark to offer Covid-19 booster jab to Johnson & Johnson vaccinated

Denmark to offer Covid-19 booster jab to Johnson & Johnson vaccinated

Will Denmark see the return of mink farms in 2022?

Will Denmark see the return of mink farms in 2022?

Lego profits tower to new heights as stores reopen

Lego profits tower to new heights as stores reopen

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

Greenland foreign minister axed over independence remarks

Greenland foreign minister axed over independence remarks

Monday 27th September

New Danish rules make it easier to compare mortgages

New Danish rules make it easier to compare mortgages

New rules to be introduced on October 1st will see all banks and lenders be asked to include a standardised summary in their mortgage offers.

Danish citizenship: What rules could cause your application to be denied?
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Danish citizenship: What rules could cause your application to be denied?

Danish minority gets representation in German parliament

Danish minority gets representation in German parliament

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