Sep 24, 2015

Dane accused of storing genitalia blames estranged wife

A man accused of storing female genitalia in his freezer in South Africa told a Danish newspaper that the 21 pieces of mutilated flesh belong to his estranged wife. The man, a Danish citizen living in South Africa, dismissed the accusations against him as ...

Denmark's first astronaut arrives at ISS

Sep 5, 2015

Denmark's first astronaut arrives at ISS

The first Dane in space arrived on Friday at the International Space Station as part of a three-man team after an unusually long voyage from Earth, the Russian space agency said. Danish astronaut Andreas Mogensen, accompanied by Russian cosmonaut Sergei Volkov and Aidyn Aimbetov ...

Aug 27, 2015

Danish tax agency possible victim of billion-dollar scam

Denmark’s tax authority said Wednesday it had alerted police after foreign companies appeared to have drained 804 million euros from the system in what would be the country’s biggest-ever tax fraud. “Over the summer we became suspicious after receiving information from a foreign authority,” ...

Danish filmmaker's emotional, queasy 'Second Chance'

May 20, 2015

Danish filmmaker's emotional, queasy 'Second Chance'


Scandinavian countries consistently come out tops on the happiness index but Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier (“Love is All You Need”) continues in her apparent quest to dig up the darkest muck in the river bed of the human soul. If you’re familiar with Bier’s ...

May 7, 2015

Danish intel chief bows out before report on fatal shootings

The head of Denmark’s intelligence agency announced his resignation on Wednesday, hours before a government report was released criticizing some parts of the police response to the two fatal shooting attacks in Copenhagen in February. Jens Madsen, who had been chief of the Danish ...

Hundreds attend funeral of Copenhagen gunman

Feb 21, 2015

Hundreds attend funeral of Copenhagen gunman

Hundreds of people on Friday attended the Islamic burial of the gunman who killed two people in twin shootings in Copenhagen last weekend. Omar El-Hussein, 22, was placed in an unmarked grave in the Muslim cemetery in Broendby, on the outskirts of Copenhagen, watched ...

Feb 20, 2015

Denmark unveils anti-terror plan to track travelers abroad

Denmark on Thursday unveiled a €130 million ($150 million) plan to combat terror at home and abroad, after two people were shot dead in attacks in Copenhagen. The plan, mooted before the weekend shootings, will enable the intelligence services to better monitor Danes traveling ...