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Iranian spy service suspected of assassination plot in Denmark - security chief

31 Oct 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark said on Tuesday it suspected an Iranian government intelligence service had tried to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian Arab opposition figure on its soil.

Danes march in Copenhagen to protest ban on wearing face veils in public

02 Aug 2018

COPENHAGEN Around 1,300 Danes marched through Copenhagen on Wednesday in protest at a new ban on the wearing of face veils in public, accusing the government of infringing on women's right to dress as they choose. | Video

Danish parliament bans the wearing of face veils in public

01 Jun 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark has banned the wearing of face veils in public, joining France and other European countries in outlawing the burqa and the niqab worn by some Muslim women to uphold what some politicians say are secular and democratic values. | Video

In Danish 'ghettos', immigrants feel stigmatized and shut out

29 May 2018

COPENHAGEN In urban areas of Denmark officially designated as "ghettos", some residents feel stigmatized and excluded from mainstream society.

Danish court to decide in submarine death trial

25 Apr 2018

A Danish court on Wednesday will give its verdict in the trial of inventor Peter Madsen, accused of murdering and dismembering a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine in Copenhagen harbour in last August.

McDonald's to expand Nordic business with new restaurants, home delivery

10 Apr 2018

COPENHAGEN McDonald's plans to open 200 restaurants in the Nordic region over the next 10 years and begin home deliveries this year, as it strives to win back fast food customers.

Witness disputes defendant's explanation in Danish submarine trial

03 Apr 2018

An investigation of Danish inventor Peter Madsen's homemade submarine showed no traces of exhaust gases, a witness told a Copenhagen court on Tuesday, casting doubt on Madsen's explanation that Swedish journalist Kim Wall died last August after breathing exhaust fumes.

Danish submarine entrepreneur denies journalist's murder as trial starts

08 Mar 2018

COPENHAGEN Danish inventor Peter Madsen denied murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homebuilt submarine in August, telling a court on Thursday he disposed of her body after she died breathing in exhaust fumes. | Video

Reluctant consort to Denmark's Queen, Prince Henrik dies at 83

14 Feb 2018

COPENHAGEN Denmark's Prince Henrik has died at 83, taking to the grave his resentment at playing second fiddle to his wife, Queen Margrethe. | Video

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