Denmark: Dropping mask mandates
20 September 2021 | 6:16 am
Starting in October 2021, Germany's neighbor to the north will lift all Coronavirus restrictions. Vaccination rates in the country are high, but there's uncertainty over whether the virus can circumvent mass inoculation.
1 Nov 2020
The killing of more than one million minks has started in Denmark. The animals will be culled due to a massive Covid-19 outbreak in nearly 60 mink fur farms in North Jutland. In response, the Dutch government has ordered all mink fur farms to permanently close by March 2021. In other news, Disney strengthens its content advisory for racism in many of its classic films, including "Peter Pan" and "Dumbo". And we discover a coronavirus ad gone wrong in Berlin.
29 Oct 2020
In Ribe, a medieval town in the west of Denmark, long considered the capital of witchcraft, the museum of witch hunt tells the story of persecutions that are generally forgotten in history books and belong to the collective imagination.
10 Nov 2020
All non-residents coming from Denmark will no longer be allowed into the UK, the government announced. Denmark ordered a nationwide mink cull after a mutated version of the coronavirus was transmitted to humans.
19 Dec 2020
A purple glow illuminates stacked boxes where lettuce, herbs and kale will soon be sprouting at one of Europe's biggest "vertical farms" just opened in a warehouse in Copenhagen's industrial zone. Fourteen layers of racks soar from floor to ceiling in this massive, 7,000-square-metre (75,350-square-foot) hangar used by Danish start-up Nordic Harvest.
14 Apr 2021
Zero asylum seekers — that is essentially the Danish government's ultimate goal. Now, it is ordering Syrian refugees to return to Damascus, which Copenhagen says is safe.
4 Jun 2021
The new center would likely be built in an African country and may eventually lead to the bulk of the country's asylum applications being processed overseas.
14 Jun 2021
Denmark's head coach Kasper Hjulmand admits he regrets the decision to restart the country's opening Euro 2020 game against Finland on Saturday, saying, "we shouldn't have played," because the players didn't know "if they lost their best friend". The Danish team were given the option to continue the game or postpone it, after midfielder Christian Eriksen suddenly collapsed in the 43rd minute.
14 Jun 2021
During a special ceremony, dignitaries from Germany and Denmark said the countries' common border has withstood many historical tests.
15 Jun 2021
Controversial US lawmaker Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for remarks in which she repeatedly equated mask mandates with Nazis forcing Jews to wear yellow stars in World War Two-era Germany.
18 Jun 2021
Belgian fans in Brussels celebrate and react after their 2-1 victory over Denmark in Copenhagen on Thursday.
22 Jun 2021
In the Copenhagen fan zone, Danish fans are ecstatic as their team make it through to the last 16 of Euro 2020 after a convincing 4-1 win over Russia.
2 Jul 2021
In Stevns, in the countryside south of Copenhagen, Jacob Shaw, a cellist and the head of a music school, comes to play to a herd of cattle. Unable to perform during the pandemic, he turned to this unusual audience. The experience was so enjoyable that he continued it even after the reopening of the theatres.
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