Latest news from Denmark in English


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

Sunday 26th September

‘Prove you’re going to stay’: The challenges of buying a home in Denmark as a foreigner

‘Prove you’re going to stay’: The challenges of buying a home in Denmark as a foreigner

The Local’s readers in Denmark shared their experiences of purchasing a house or apartment in the Nordic country.

Saturday 25th September

Denmark’s ‘freetown’ Christiania hangs onto soul, 50 years on

Denmark’s ‘freetown’ Christiania hangs onto soul, 50 years on

A refuge for anarchists, hippies and artists, Denmark's 'freetown' Christiania turns 50 on Sunday, and though it hasn't completely avoided the encroachment of modernity and capitalism, its free-wheeling soul remains intact.

Why visitors vaccinated in Denmark are struggling to get an EU Covid-19 certificate

Why visitors vaccinated in Denmark are struggling to get an EU Covid-19 certificate

Thursday 23rd September

Denmark corrects third vaccine dose Coronapas error

Denmark corrects third vaccine dose Coronapas error

The Danish Health Data Authority (Sundhedsdatastyrelsen) has resolved a technical error related to correct display of a third Covid-19 vaccine dose in the country’s Coronapas digital health app.

How Danish ‘Human Library’ concept makes life stories an open book

How Danish ‘Human Library’ concept makes life stories an open book

Danish ferry departures cancelled amid stormy weather

Danish ferry departures cancelled amid stormy weather

Denmark to give flu vaccines to young children from October

Denmark to give flu vaccines to young children from October

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

Wednesday 22nd September

Denmark sides against EU, with Biden in AUKUS submarine row

Denmark sides against EU, with Biden in AUKUS submarine row

Denmark, one of Washington's closest allies in Europe, disagrees with French and EU criticism of the United States over a submarine deal with Australia, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday.

Danish tax payers contributed record amounts during Covid-19 crisis

Danish tax payers contributed record amounts during Covid-19 crisis

Denmark to evacuate dual national from Syrian camp in exception to own policy

Denmark to evacuate dual national from Syrian camp in exception to own policy

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

UPDATE: UK says European travellers with mixed Covid doses do now count as ‘fully vaccinated’

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

Sunday 19th September

Should British-Danish dual citizenship applicants also apply for post-Brexit residency?
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Should British-Danish dual citizenship applicants also apply for post-Brexit residency?

British nationals who are applying for, or have been approved for, Danish citizenship in 2021 likely also need to apply for post-Brexit residency in Denmark.

Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark
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Parental leave: How new agreement could change rules in Denmark

Wednesday 15th September

What is ex-Danish PM Rasmussen trying to achieve with new party on ballots?

What is ex-Danish PM Rasmussen trying to achieve with new party on ballots?

A new party created by ex-Danish prime minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has been approved to run in elections after meeting legal obligations. What is Rasmussen, a wily and experienced political strategist, trying to achieve with his new Moderate party?

Denmark wants to bar life sentence prisoners from online dating

Denmark wants to bar life sentence prisoners from online dating

Faroe Islands face outcry after 1,400 dolphins slaughtered in a day

Faroe Islands face outcry after 1,400 dolphins slaughtered in a day

Danes auction unknown recording of John Lennon on 1970 visit

Danes auction unknown recording of John Lennon on 1970 visit

Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Wednesday
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Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Wednesday

Tuesday 14th September

Aarhus to introduce ‘floating’ 3D pedestrian crossings

Aarhus to introduce ‘floating’ 3D pedestrian crossings

Denmark’s second-largest city Aarhus is to introduce optical illusions at three different pedestrian crossings in a trial it hopes will encourage drivers and cyclists to give way to foot traffic.

What you need to know about sustainably scrapping white goods in Denmark

What you need to know about sustainably scrapping white goods in Denmark

Denmark’s Coronapas app ‘not showing information’ after third vaccine dose 

Denmark’s Coronapas app ‘not showing information’ after third vaccine dose 

Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Tuesday
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Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Tuesday

Monday 13th September

New Copenhagen student housing cut due to fire safety rules

New Copenhagen student housing cut due to fire safety rules

A construction project which would have increased the number of student residencies in Copenhagen by 180 was forced into a significant cutback due to fire safety rules, according to media reports in Denmark.

Covid-19: Denmark registers lowest daily infections in almost three months

Covid-19: Denmark registers lowest daily infections in almost three months

Visitors to Denmark to be allowed to buy Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines

Visitors to Denmark to be allowed to buy Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccines

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Passport stamps: What British residents in the EU need to know when crossing borders

Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Monday
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Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Monday

Sunday 12th September

Denmark sells half a million vaccine doses to New Zealand

Denmark sells half a million vaccine doses to New Zealand

Denmark has agreed to sell half a million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to New Zealand, off-loading some of the surplus doses it purchased to make sure it would have enough to cover the entire population.

‘Return of the old days’: Denmark hosts stadium concert for 50,000 without Covid curbs

‘Return of the old days’: Denmark hosts stadium concert for 50,000 without Covid curbs

Saturday 11th September

‘Liberating’: Denmark becomes only country in Europe with no Covid curbs

‘Liberating’: Denmark becomes only country in Europe with no Covid curbs

Denmark on Friday became the only European nation with no Covid curbs, losing a requirement to show vaccine passports to enter nightclubs as it cautiously embraces a return to normal.

Wednesday 8th September

Brexit: How Brits can properly plan their 90 out of 180 days in Denmark and Schengen Area
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Brexit: How Brits can properly plan their 90 out of 180 days in Denmark and Schengen Area

UK nationals in Denmark who aren’t residents in the country now have to plan their time carefully to not fall foul of the law whilst making the most of their new non-EU rights. Here are some ways to do it successfully.

More name changes, less immigration: The surprising (and unsurprising) stats from Denmark’s Covid-19 crisis

More name changes, less immigration: The surprising (and unsurprising) stats from Denmark’s Covid-19 crisis

Could Denmark’s summer house price slowdown avert government action?

Could Denmark’s summer house price slowdown avert government action?

Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Wednesday
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Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Wednesday

Denmark wants migrants to work for welfare benefits

Denmark wants migrants to work for welfare benefits

Tuesday 7th September

IN NUMBERS: How many vaccinated people in Denmark have contracted Covid-19?

IN NUMBERS: How many vaccinated people in Denmark have contracted Covid-19?

Denmark is currently benefiting from a low reproduction rate and low daily case numbers of Covid-19, with just under 73 percent of the population fully vaccinated.

Covid-19: Danish R-number at lowest level since June

Covid-19: Danish R-number at lowest level since June

What do Denmark’s proposed welfare reforms mean for foreign residents?

What do Denmark’s proposed welfare reforms mean for foreign residents?

Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Tuesday
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Today in Denmark: A round-up of the news on Tuesday