Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
FOR MEMBERS

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

There's something heroic about the way Danes and Swedes insist on trying to communicate with one another using their own languages, but more often than not end up nodding, smiling, and only pretending to understand. Why not give up and just speak English?

OPINION: Building on Amager Common risks destroying Copenhagen’s green image

OPINION: Building on Amager Common risks destroying Copenhagen’s green image

OPINION: Please don’t let ‘mys’ be the next Scandinavian lifestyle trend
FOR MEMBERS

OPINION: Please don’t let ‘mys’ be the next Scandinavian lifestyle trend

OPINION: Denmark’s new citizenship requirements are discriminatory and racist

OPINION: Denmark’s new citizenship requirements are discriminatory and racist

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

OPINION: European governments were cautious on AstraZeneca vaccines but they were neither stupid nor ‘political’

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic

OPINION: Denmark’s new race to restrict immigration steals focus from pandemic

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

WHO interview: ‘If our behaviour returns to normal Europe risks new waves of Covid-19’

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit

Opinion: Denmark should cancel Trump’s state visit

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?

Analysis: What does the EU election result mean for Denmark’s general election?

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

OPINION: Stop being so hostile to foreign professionals, Denmark. You need us

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy

Opinion: Overfishing in Danish seas is bad for the environment and the economy

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’

‘I was born in Denmark, but my post-Brexit Danish citizenship application was rejected’

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

OPINION: Constitution Day is a celebration of political rights for all. Is Denmark neglecting them?

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?

OPINION: Why do only ‘Danes’ live in Denmark?

OPINION: It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives

OPINION: It’s time to claim ownership of our digital lives

What can Scandinavia learn from Canada on immigration?

What can Scandinavia learn from Canada on immigration?

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

OPINION: Hacks for foreigners transitioning to life in Denmark

OPINION: How to make Denmark global and local

OPINION: How to make Denmark global and local

OPINION: How does Denmark have better healthcare than the US for less money?

OPINION: How does Denmark have better healthcare than the US for less money?

‘There’s no need to join a gym when your nursery run is 30 minutes by bike’

‘There’s no need to join a gym when your nursery run is 30 minutes by bike’

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation

OPINION: Danish leaders’ inclusion struggles are losing them innovation

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

OPINION: Why do Danish leaders seem rude?

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?

Networking in Denmark: Not as scary as it seems?

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism

OPINION: Why an afternoon at Starbucks shows the best of Danish multiculturalism

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life

OPINION: My humbling journey into a surprising Scandinavian life

Why Denmark cares more than you think

Why Denmark cares more than you think

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’

‘Denmark is no longer the country I loved’