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Denmark defends little-used law allowing seizure of refugee valuables

A controversial year-old Danish law that allows the seizure of assets from asylum seekers to make them pay for their stay has only been applied four times, according to a news report on Monday....

Danish man kills wife and four children before taking his own life

A man in Denmark killed five members of his family before taking his own life, police said Tuesday.

Six found dead in house in western Denmark

Six people including two adults and four children were Monday found dead in a house in western Denmark, police said.

Lightning forces emergency landing amid heavy storms over Scandinavia

Lightning struck two airplanes headed to Copenhagen during a Boxing Day storm, forcing one of them to make an emergency landing on the Danish island of Bornholm, police reported Tuesday.

Shooting of Danish police officer triggers major security response

A Danish police officer was injured in a shooting Tuesday outside a police station in a suburb west of Copenhagen, triggering a major nationwide security response.

Danish premier unveils "stronger" cabinet with three-party coalition

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said the country has "a bigger and stronger government" on presenting his new cabinet Monday, the day after securing a platform for a new three-party...

Denmark's Rasmussen widens parliamentary base with 3-party coalition

Denmark will be governed by a three-member coalition made up of the Liberal Alliance, the Conservative Party and Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen's Liberal Party, the party leaders announced...

Danish premier says parties to begin work on coalition platform

Work on a new Danish government platform can begin Tuesday, Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said after "constructive" talks on a possible coalition with government backers.

Danish premier to meet with government backers for coalition talks

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen on Saturday announced he was to hold talks on forming a coalition with government backers to broaden the minority government's base.

Danish queen writes that residency doesn't make a person Danish

Living in Denmark is not enough to make a person Danish, writes Danish Queen Margrethe II in her new book, a statement raising eyebrows because of a stronger tone on migration than many had come...

Man remanded in custody over series of Danish bomb threats

A Danish court on Tuesday ordered a man to be held in custody on suspicion of issuing several bomb threats that led to the temporary evacuation of two Danish airports and two shopping centres,...

Suspect arrested in connection with series of Danish bomb threats

Police arrested one suspect in connection with bomb threats made earlier Monday which led to the temporary evacuation of two Danish airports and two shopping centres.

Bomb threats disrupt Danish airports, shopping centres, hospitals

Two Danish airports and two shopping centres were temporarily evacuated Monday after bomb threats that were also sent by email to hospitals and universities.

Danish shipping and oil conglomerate Moller-Maersk to reorganize

Danish shipping and energy giant AP Moller-Maersk announced Thursday that it plans to split its business into two separate companies, amid falling oil prices and freight rates. 

Danish tax authority pays source for names mentioned in Panama Papers

Denmark will pay an anonymous source for information about hundreds of Danish nationals mentioned in a data leak from a Panama-based law firm linked to tax-dodging schemes, the Danish minister of...