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Danish man imprisoned for four months for coughing on policeman and shouting “corona”

A Danish man has been sentenced to four months in prison for coughing at a policeman and shouting “corona”. The suspect was found guilty of “attempted violence” against public officials and convicted by Denarmk’s Supreme Court on Thursday. The 20-year-old man was driving home from a birthday party in Aarhus when police carried out a […]

Danish Landscape Painter Vilhelm Kyhn

From Arts & Culture: Peter Vilhelm Carl Kyhn (1819 – 1903) was a Danish landscape painter who belonged to the generation of national romantic painters immediately after the Danish Golden Age and before the Modern Breakthrough. Even though he outlived many of his artistic peers by several decades, he remained a traditionalist and expressed strong […]

China criticises Danish politicians over visit of Hong Kong opposition activist

China has accused Danish politicians of violating “the basic norms governing international relations” in a dispute over a Hong Kong opposition activist. Ted Hui, a former lawmaker, visited Denmark this week after receiving an invitation from Danish lawmakers to travel to the Scandinavian country. The pro-democracy activist was arrested in Hong Kong in May over […]

Culled Danish mink rise from their graves

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Some of the thousands of mink culled to minimize the risk of them re-transmitting the new coronavirus to humans have risen from their shallow graves in western Denmark after gases built up inside the bodies, Danish authorities said Thursday. “The gases cause the animals to expand and in the worst cases, […]

Danish Prime Minister selects new minister following mink culling scandal

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has appointed a new agriculture minister after Mogens Jensen resigned for illegally ordering the culling of all minks in Denmark. Development Cooperation Minister Rasmus Prehn has been selected to take over from Jensen. The mass cull was ordered after a mutated form of coronavirus was found in the mink population. […]

Why Won’t Anyone Publish the Danish Mask Study?

By GreenMedInfo Research Group A study of 6,000 Danes was set to reveal whether wearing a face mask actually reduces the risk of COVID-19. The only problem is leading medical journals are refusing to publish the data, and the study’s lead author hinted it’s because they’re not “brave enough” to do it Does a mask […]

“Violence Works”: Danish Newspaper Refuses to Publish Mohammad Cartoons

The former Prime Minister of Malaysia reacted to a series of Islamic terror attacks in France by tweeting, “Muslims have a right to be angry and to kill millions of French people for the massacres of the past.” Yes, really. Three people were killed and several injured near a church in the Notre-Dame area of […]

Danish Experts Discover the Earliest Secrets of Egyptian Writing Ink

Egyptian writing has always fascinated modern people because it is so exotic. Researchers studying Egyptian writing in manuscripts from an ancient Egyptian temple have made an important discovery. They were studying the black and red inks in some of the ancient texts when they found that their composition was unique. They discovered that the inks […]

Danish Warship Sunk in Famous 17th Century Battle Discovered

Marine archaeologists are bringing many shipwrecks to light and changing our view of the past. In the Baltic Sea , off the coast of Denmark, divers have found the wreck of the Delmenhorst, a famous Danish battleship. This Danish warship sank in a decisive Danish naval defeat that changed the balance of power in Northern […]

Warner Bros. Produce’s Danish Children’s TV Show Asking Kids To Evaluate Naked Adult Bodies

A Danish TV show for children is asking young kids aged 7-14 to comment on naked adult bodies, stirring controversy.  The program, “Ultra Strips Down,” puts a live audience of children in front of naked adults to “encourage body positivity,” as explained by the show’s producers to the New York Times. The program is seen on DR, […]

Danish PM opposes bill banning circumcision, citing ‘promise made’ to country’s Jews

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Kim Wall: Danish inventor admits killing Swedish journalist for first time in new documentary

The man who murdered Swedish journalist Kim Wall has admitted his guilt for the first time in new documentary clips. Danish inventor Peter Madsen was sentenced to life imprisonment for the killing of Kim Wall in his homemade submarine. The 30-year-old award-winning reporter had boarded the Nautilus vessel with Madsen on the evening of 10 […]

Danish parliament to debate bill that would ban non-medical circumcision

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Neoclassic Danish Painter Nicolai Abildgaard

Nicolai Abraham Abildgaard (September 11, 1743 – June 4, 1809) was a Danish neoclassical and royal history painter, sculptor, architect, and professor of painting, mythology, and anatomy at the New Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Wikipedia) 00 Hits: 22

Petition forces Danish parliament to debate minimum age for circumcisions

The proposal was forced onto the agenda after more than 50,000 people signed a citizens’ petition calling for a minimum age of 18 for circumcision. The bill is scheduled to be debated in the autumn but appears unlikely to pass, given the lack of support from the country’s government. READ MORE: Amazon cuts circumcision ‘training […]

Danish Parliament Passes Ban on Burqa and Niqab

A majority in Denmark’s parliament has voted in favour of a ban on certain types of face-covering clothing in public, effectively banning the Islamic burqa and niqab from August 1st The Liberal, Conservative and Danish People’s parties all voted in favour of the bill, as did the opposition Social Democrats with the exception of MP […]

Danish MPs greenlight ban on wearing full face veils in public

     Danish lawmakers have voted in favor of a law prohibiting the wearing of full face veils, such as the niqab or burqa, in public. A repeat offender won’t face prison as proposed, but could receive a $1,600 fine. The majority of Danish MPs (75 against 30, with more than 74 absentees) adopted the law […]

Danish MPs greenlight ban on wearing burqa & niqab in public

The majority of Danish MPs (75 against 30, with more than 74 absentees) adopted the law commonly referred to as the ‘burqa ban’ on Thursday after weeks-long negotiations. Thus the country joined other European countries, which have already introduced similar restrictions, including Austria, Bulgaria, and the Netherlands. READ MORE: Patient in medical mask stopped under burqa […]

Danish Immigration Minister: ‘Some Refugees Cheat, Lie and Abuse’

William, Defend Europa, 28 April 2018 Danish Immigration Minister Inger Støjberg has provoked outrage amongst the liberal journalist class by appearing to commit the revolutionary crime of telling the truth about “refugees”. In a column for Danish newspaper BT, Støjberg explained that her ministry was regularly receiving information suggesting that refugees are abusing the benefits system and cheating in academic tests, […]

Cheat, lie and abuse – Danish immigration minister hits out at migrants

Minister Inger Stojberg of the ruling center-right Venstre party, cited a Facebook group that provides answers to Danish language and culture tests, which all migrants have to take in the Nordic country. “A significant group” of refugees who have come to Denmark “cheats, lies and abuses our trust,” she wrote in an editorial in BT, […]

Criticism After Danish School Cancels Christmas to Avoid ‘Preaching’ to Non-Christian Children

Parents of local children, education officials, and leading Danish politicians have criticized a primary school after it chose to cancel the traditional Christmas service, due to the presence of students of immigrant backgrounds. “We took the decision because we have children who are not Protestant,” Marianne Vederso Schmidt, the head of Gribskolen in Graested, a […]

Long lost village gifted by Danish king unearthed (PHOTOS)

Three farmhouses including two cellars from between the 14th-17th century were excavated at the site. One of the cellars was so big, it’s believed it came from a very large farm, Gunvor Christiansen, archaeologist with Roskilde Museum told RT. Historical sources suggest that the farms belonged to the village rulers and the manor was used […]

Danish immigration minister flees deportation center chased by angry migrants (VIDEO)

On what was supposed to be a photo op on Friday for Danish Minister for Immigration, Integration and Housing Inger Støjberg at the Sjælsmark deportation center on the island of North Zealand, things went awry as a group of failed asylum applicants encircled her, Danish broadcaster DR reported. A crowd of around 40 disgruntled residents […]

Danish pension fund blacklists four Israeli companies linked to settlements

Following a report released by Danwatch in January, Denmark’s third largest pension fund, Sampension, moved to exclude four publicly traded companies from their portfolio due to their investments in illegal Israeli settlement activities. The move is a major win for the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which has increasingly come under fire in recent […]

Danish police find severed head & legs of Swedish journalist Kim Wall

Submarine owner accused of killing journalist kept snuff videos in his workshop The gruesome discovery, contained in plastic bags, was made on Friday near the place where Wall’s naked, headless torso was located earlier in August, Copenhagen police spokesman Jens Moeller Jensen told journalists on Saturday. The plastic bags contained knives and “heavy metal pieces” apparently to […]

Danish woman deported to Tunisia for refusing to remove niqab at Belgian airport

The woman landed at Brussels Zaventem Airport on Wednesday on a flight from Tunis, Tunisia.    A Danish citizen coming from Tunis refused to take off her niqaab at our border. Police could not identify her. She was sent back to Tunis. — Theo Francken (@FranckenTheo) September 16, 2017 In a post on Facebook, immigration […]

Danish far-right group plays Muslim ‘prayer call’ to wake up city mayor (VIDEO)

Members from the ‘Stop the Islamization of Denmark’ (SIAD) group paid a visit to Joy Morgensen, mayor of Roskilde, after she promoted the construction of a new mosque in the city, which plans to have minarets used for calls to prayer, according to the Ekstra Bladet media outlet.  The anti-Muslim activists set up loudspeakers near […]

UK, Dutch & Danish navies escort Chinese warships heading to Baltic for drills with Russia (PHOTOS)

“A Chinese frigate, a supply ship and a destroyer are passing through Danish waters. We are escorting [them] as part of the normal surveillance we have in our territorial waters,” Klaus Thing Rasmussen, senior duty officer at the Danish military operations center, told the DR broadcaster.  Rasmussen, however, declined to reveal the exact location of […]

The Pursuit of Everyday Happiness and The Danish Art of Hygge

13th July 2017 By Carolanne Wright Contributing Writer for Wake Up World Voted one of the happiest countries in the world for over 40 years straight, many have wondered how Denmark — a place with depressing weather, a soaring divorce rate and astronomical taxes — could possibly be to home to such happy people. The […]

Danish family threatened with fine over American flag in their garden – media

The Hedegard family from the town of Kolding had an American flag waving from a flagpole in their garden for one month, violating a more than hundred-year-old Danish ban on flying foreign flags. “We feel we are a part of American culture in Denmark,” Rikke Hedegard told Jydske Vestkysten newspaper, as quoted by The Local. […]

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