Danes head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election, with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen of the Social Democrats seeking re-election. A plan to dismantle so-called "ghettos", begun by a previous right-wing government and continued throughout her term, is among the most radical in Europe.
Polls have opened in Denmark as the country elects a new parliament. The campaign had turned into a battle for centrist voters, with neither the ruling left nor the right-wing opposition likely to win a majority.
Sports apparel maker Hummel said it has "toned down" Denmark's national team jersey for the World Cup, and introduced a black third kit in the "color of mourning," in protest at rights abuses in Qatar.
6 Jul 2022
Danish police said three people were killed in a shooting at a shopping mall in the capital Copenhagen. Authorities have detained one suspect in connection with the incident.
16 May 2022
Danish media has suggested the charges are in connection to revelations of Denmark's cooperation with the NSA. The justice ministry has requested that lawmakers lift the ex-minister's immunity.
1 Feb 2022
Denmark is lifting restrictions it had imposed to try to control the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials in Beijing are reporting more cases around the Olympics, just days before the Games open.
31 Jan 2022
Brentford has signed Denmark international Christian Eriksen as a free agent for the rest of this season, the Premier League club said on Monday. Eriksen has not played since suffering a cardiac arrest in Denmark's opening match of the European Championship against Finland in June and has been training with his former club Ajax Amsterdam to build up his fitness.
28 Jan 2022
Denmark has accused coup generals of playing a dirty political game after the junta withdrew the invitation to deploy Danish troops. Denmark has announced the country would withdraw its newly deployed contingent of 90 troops from Mali after repeated demands by the poor Sahel country's military junta.
28 Jan 2022
Danish troops are set to leave Mali after the military government made several calls for their "immediate withdrawal." It marks a further deterioration in Mali's relationship with the EU.
22 Dec 2021
Radwan Fouad Jomaa fled Syria and settled in Denmark, but now he is being told to return to Damascus. Radwan Fouad Jomaa lives in Denmark with his wife and three kids. Now Denmark is saying his hometown, Damascus, is safe again and he and his family must go home.
30 Sep 2021
A refuge for anarchists, hippies and artists, Denmark's 'freetown' Christiania turns 50, and though it hasn't completely avoided the encroachment of modernity and capitalism, its free-wheeling soul remains intact. Nestled in the heart of Copenhagen, Christiania is seen by some as a progressive social experiment, while others simply see it as a den of drugs.