Denmark: Man imprisoned for coughing, shouting ‘corona’ at police

The incident took place when the country was under full coronavirus lockdown. Denmark’s Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced a man to four months’ imprisonment for coughing at two police officers while shouting “corona” during a routine traffic stop in March last year. The incident, which took place when the country was under full coronavirus lockdown, […]

Denmark moves forward on North Sea ‘energy island’

The largest construction project in the history of Denmark will be majority-owned by the Danish government. Denmark says it has approved plans to build an artificial island in the North Sea that could generate wind power for at least three million households. Parliament in June adopted a political environmental framework aimed at reducing the country’s […]

Denmark to create world’s first energy island in the North Sea

Wind power hub will store enough green energy to cover electricity needs of three million European households. Denmark has approved a plan to build the world’s first energy island in the North Sea that will produce and store enough green energy to cover the electricity needs of three million European households. The artificial island, which […]

Denmark: ‘Digital corona passport’ will be ready in months

The document, which will prove a vaccination, is hoped to boost business travel and help restart social lives. Denmark’s government has said it is joining forces with businesses to develop a digital passport that would show whether people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus, allowing them to travel and help ease restrictions on public life. […]

Coronavirus: Denmark to exhume millions of mink from mass graves

Move comes amid health risk fears after mink carcasses rose from the ground, pushed up by gasses from decomposition. Denmark will exhume millions of mink from mass graves after some carcasses resurfaced following a cull last month, raising concerns over health risks. Officials ordered Denmark’s entire herd of approximately 15 million mink – which are […]

COVID-19: Culled mink resurface after burial in Denmark

Dead mink emerge from shallow graves due to gases after thousands buried to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimise the risk of them retransmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after gases built up inside the bodies, Danish […]

Danish minister’s comment on sex before marriage angers Muslims

A Danish minister has caused outrage among the Muslim minority for suggesting imams and community leaders should publicly support the “right” to have sex before marriage for women. Mattias Tesfaye, foreign affairs and integration minister, said in a Facebook post last month, after meeting with some Muslim leaders: “I asked them very directly if they […]