Category: DK NEWS

Den Lille Havfrues 102 års fødselsdag

Den Lille Havfrue har 102 års fødselsdag den 23 august. Billedet er fra fruens 100 års fødselsdag in 2013. Foto: Hasse Ferrold. The Little Mermaid has her 102 years birthday on August 23 . The photo is from the Lady's 100 years

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The Ambassadors ride for the blind in Copenhagen

In cooperation with Dansk Blindesamfund (Danish Organization for the Blind), a large tandem bike ride of more than 100 tandem bikes was held in Copenhagen. All the bikes where donated to organizations supporting the blind afterwards. Among the participants were

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NY Times: Allan killed on the radio in Denmark

First the Danes killed Marius the Giraffe publicly. This time it was Allan, a six weeks old bunny who was killed with a bike cycle pump on the radio. The New York Times writes: "A radio station in Denmark argued

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Denmark’s Liberation May 5, 1945

Today, it is 70 years ago that Denmark was liberated from the German occupation. The day was celebrated yesterday at a ceremony at Mindelunden in Hellerup where H.M. The Queen participated and Premier Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt was speaking. Later in the

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BBC: Denmark will no longer be a hotspot for animal sex tourists

BBC says today that a new law in Denmark will make it illegal to have sex with an animal. The English TV's website writes that Hungary, Finland and Romania are now the only EU countries where bestiality, or zoophilia, is

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World Happiness Report 2015 launched

The happiest country in the world - And the winner is ……….. Not Denmark. It is Switzerland. Yes those quiet guys with the chocolate, the expensive watches and the secret bank accounts are happier than the Danes these days. Okay

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Nationalbanken vs. Speculators 1-0

The International Monetary Fund says that Denmark's Nationalbank (the country’s central bank) has gained credibility after forcefully fighting back the onslaught - Bloomberg is writing this morning. It’s a rare example of monetary authorities prevailing against the market says Bloomberg.

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Copenhagen Airport celebrating its 90th birthday

The Copenhagen Airport (CPH) is celebrating its 90th birthday today. The airport was inaugurated 20th April 1925 and was one of the first civil airports in the world. After World War II it was one of the most modern airports

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Oslo Akvavit og Gammel Norsk

Mandag morgen kl. 10 dansk tid er det slut med at producere Aalborg Akvavit og Gammel Dansk i Danmark. DR Nordjylland oplyser, at produktionen bliver flyttet til Oslo i  Norge. Dermed er det efter 84 år slut med Spritfabrikken i Aalborg. Det Norske

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Karen Blixen’s 130. fødselsdag

En af Danmarks mest berømte forfattere og digtere, Karen Blixen blev født for 130 år siden den 17 April 1885. Hvert år på Blixens fødselsdag uddeles Rungstedlundprisen på 50.000 kr., til en person, der har indlagt sig fortjeneste, gerne inden

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