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International News in Brief: India yearning for Danish food solutions
Nov02

International News in Brief: India yearning for Danish food solutions

There is little doubt that India would be well-suited to embracing food product solutions from Denmark. The world’s soon-to-be most populous country has an annual food waste that is the equivalent of the entire agriculture production of the UK. The food minister, Esben Lunde Larsen, is in India to promote Danish food solutions along with 21...

Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards
Oct11

Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards

The government has unveiled plans for a new defence policy initiative expected to be presented in full next week, in which Russia appears to be a major factor in determining future defence strategy. The defence minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, wants to install missile systems on Danish warships to protect Danish airspace against hostile...

Denmark throws away precious win against ten-man Romania
Oct09

Denmark throws away precious win against ten-man Romania

With about five minutes to go in last night’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers, it was looking really good for Denmark. The Danes held a 1-0 lead against ten-man Romania and Montenegro needed just one more goal to beat Poland – a result that would have seen Denmark qualify directly to the World Cup next summer. But then it all went south. Poland...

Business News in Brief: Migrant stowaways on DFDS ferry left in limbo
Sep07

Business News in Brief: Migrant stowaways on DFDS ferry left in limbo

For five weeks now, the Danish shipping company DFDS has found itself in a legal stalemate regarding 12 migrants that stowed away on a ferry between Turkey and Ukraine. The stowaways are at present locked in their cabins because it has not been possible to find a country to take them and because they could be a potential danger to themselves or...

Adios Austria! Denmark win on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017
Aug03

Adios Austria! Denmark win on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017

Denmark has this evening beaten Austria on penalties to advance to the final of Euro 2017 – the country’s first continental final since the men’s triumph a quarter of a century ago in Euro 1992. Emphatic spotkicks by star forwards Nadia Nadim and Pernille Haarder put Denmark in a commanding 2-0 lead, and then two saves by goalkeeper...

Can Mariya conquer la Manche and become the first Danish-based international to swim the English Channel?
Jul21

Can Mariya conquer la Manche and become the first Danish-based international to swim the English Channel?

Swimming the English Channel is no easy feat. Just ask Captain Matthew Webb, the first to achieve the milestone in 1875. Choosing the shortest possible route, the 34 km stretch between Dover and Calais, the Englishman managed to zig-zag his away across, evading jellyfish stings and strong currents to swim 64 km in total! It wasn’t until...

Still prohibited, is the tide slowly turning for commercial surrogacy?
Jun18

Still prohibited, is the tide slowly turning for commercial surrogacy?

A surrogate mother is a woman who becomes pregnant by agreement and has a child that she later hands over to her client. When she does this without being paid, it is termed altruistic surrogacy. However, a fee may be involved, and this is called commercial surrogacy. In traditional surrogacy, the surrogate mother’s egg is used, making her...

Denmark best place in Europe to do business
Jun13

Denmark best place in Europe to do business

Denmark is the most favourable place to do business in Europe, according to a EuCham survey of 45 of the continent’s countries. READ ALSO: Denmark remains top in Europe for business climate The European Chamber is an independent NGO representing the interests of national and international companies doing business in Europe. Having clean...

Royals teaming up with government for Sweden push
May30

Royals teaming up with government for Sweden push

The Crown Prince Couple have joined forces with the foreign minister, Anders Samuelsen, and the food and environment minister, Esben Lunde Larsen, this week in order to promote Danish innovation in Sweden. As part of the ‘Liveable Scandinavia’ business delegation, over 60 Danish companies will also take part in a bid to uncover solutions to...

Social media prediction: Denmark won’t win Eurovision
May05

Social media prediction: Denmark won’t win Eurovision

When Anja Nissen hits the stage with the song ‘Where I Am’ at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest next week in Kiev, Denmark will be holding its breath for a strong showing. But according to the German-based online savings platforms, CupoNation, Denmark can forget about winning the competition. In fact, Denmark can look forward to an 11th...

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