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Working in Denmark - how challenging is it for a foreigner?

According to the labour market data collector jobindsats.dk, a total of 336,840 international people worked in Denmark during 2016. These figures are …

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India's Scandinavian secret

While Pondicherry is widely hailed as a slice of France in India, Tranquebar, with its rich Danish heritage, sits quietly out of the limelight.<p>On the edge of the Bay of Bengal in South India is a town whose name in the local language sounds as mellifluous as its meaning: Tharangambadi, or “land of …

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Why does Denmark want to punch above its weight?

(Photo credit: Nicholas Lundgard, www.forsvarsgalleriet.dk)<p>Are you going to watch the Oscars on Sunday? I'm quite excited about the Danish movie 'A War'. It is nominated among best foreign language films. 'A War' depicts the tough split-second decision for Danish soldiers in Afghanistan. The movie …

How the E.U. Could Suffer from Denmark's Refugee Policy

The Danish Parliament last month moved to seize assets and valuables of persons applying for refugee status in Denmark. Ostensibly to help pay for …

The Danish refugee bill and what happens when you treat everyone the same

People crossing from Greece to Macedonia on 8 August 2015. Stephen Ryan (IFRC)/Flickr. (CC 2.0 by-nc-nd).<p>Denmark has been in the headlines in the …

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U.S. CBS News<p>Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is spreading to new areas and residents are reaching their boiling point. A man was arrested after …

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Denmark is one of the best countries for working families. US and UK take note

Denmark's universal nursery care is worth emulating, as is the Danish cultural norm of giving kids a lot of responsibilities<p>Imagine taking 23 children, who range in age from three to six years, on a sledding trip. There are three adults to supervise them, but the children have to take …

Amazing Photograhs of Life in Denmark through WWII

Images mostly from 1940-1945. During the occupation of Denmark.<p>Flags at Vesterbrogade in Copenhagen. The king's birthday, 26th September 1945.<p>The …

What Can We Learn From Denmark?

- Advertisement -<p>Source: Reader Supported News<p>Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen spent a weekend in Vermont this month traveling with me to town …

United Nations has chosen Denmark as the location for the new Climate & Technology Centre Network (CTCN)

United Nations has chosen Denmark as the location for the new Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN).<p>The location of UN's new Climate Technology …

Observant News and Commentary

Daniel Stenberg, a Mozilla senior network engineer and the creator of the cURL open source library, has been denied entry to the United States, he …

Denmark's taxes highest in Europe, Ireland among lowest | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Nothing is certain in life except death and taxes. And the place you’re most likely to pay big taxes is northern Europe.<p>A cyclist rides past autumn-colored ivy climbing the wall of a building in downtown Copenhagen November 2, 2010. REUTERS/Bob Strong<p>In its 2011 tax report …

Denmark’s Noma loses world restaurant crown

LONDON - Agence France-Presse<p>The restaurant dethroned Copenhagen’s Noma, where dozens of people have been poisoned. Hürriyet photo<p>Spain’s El Celler …

Denmark sets the pace for Smart Grid as strategy launched

The Danish government launched its Smart Grid<p>strategy this week, with the aim of giving its inhabitants the opportunity to manage their own energy …

Denmark starting to walk back some areas of their entitlement state

Many of the wildly debt crisis-laden EU countries are currently railing against the oh-so-draconian, unacceptably harsh, and practically inhumane …

Danish welfare state: employment-population ratio highest in Denmark.

Denmark is certainly an outlier in terms of high levels of taxation and public spending, so it doesn't surprise me that there's some political …

Denmark's fairytale treasures

Denmark is made up of three major islands linked via road bridges, the most easterly is home to capital Copenhagen, but beyond these are a whopping …

A reform process of the European Police Agency might have the unintended effect of losing Denmark as a participating member. According to the Cope...

A reform process of the European Police Agency might have the unintended effect of losing Denmark as a participating member.<p>According to the …

How the Dogme manifesto reinvented Denmark

'Il est merde!" yelled Mark Kermode, from the back of the cinema. "It is shit!" The year was 1998 and Kermode – then Radio 1's film critic – had not …

Unacceptable methods at DSB

Legal adviser recommends termination proceedings.<p>News in English 3. apr. 2013 kl. 14.19<p>The legal adviser to the government has recommended that …

Best Pastry Spots in Denmark

• <b>Lagkagehuset, Various Locations</b><br>Now open in several locations throughout Denmark, Lagkagehuset is a popular bakery that’s known for its superb …

The Copenhagen Post - Danish News in English

In the past year, 171 employees across the Central Denmark Region have dedicated 20,696 hours to improving the conditions for international employees …

'Game of Thrones' star Nicolaj Coster-Waldau shares secrets to his success

Nicolaj Coster-Waldau has come a long way to become the finest sword in all of Westeros, playing Jaime Lannister in the HBO medieval fantasy series <i>Game of Thrones</i> and gracing the cover of the May issue of <i>Men's Health.</i><p>Off-screen he speaks with the slightest of accents ("usually" comes out …

Latvia and Denmark agree on cooperation in cyber-defense

''Cyber-attacks go beyond state borders, thus international cooperation is important in tackling these modern-day challenges,'' Pabriks pointed …