Assault on Danish PM Mette Frederiksen: Suspect to face judge for questioning

Mette FrederiksenCopenhagen: Danish police said on Saturday a 39-year-old man would appear in front of a judge for preliminary questioning in relation to an assault on the country’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen in central Copenhagen late on Friday. Frederiksen, leader of Denmark’s Social Democratic Party and prime minister since 2019, was shocked after being beaten … Read more

World’s happiest countries are looking beyond net zero

People sit on an unusually high bench at the sunset in Copenhagen, on May 9, 2023. The height of a dozen public benches across Denmark was increased by 85 cm to draw attention to climate change. According to the World Climate Research Programme, the high-end global mean sea-level rise is now projected to be up … Read more

3 phrases we use every day

As the CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, my work is dedicated to measuring and understanding what improves people’s wellbeing and overall quality of life. We’re based in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, one of the countries that is consistently ranked the happiest in the world. Danes are often surprised by this fact. As someone … Read more

Copenhagen fire: Inferno hits historic stock exchange, toppling iconic spire – National

As flames engulfed Denmark‘s historic old stock exchange building in Copenhagen on Tuesday morning, gawking citizens witnessed the inferno grow large enough to topple the building’s iconic spire. Other Danes launched into action alongside emergency responders to try and save the many historic artworks housed inside the 17th century stock exchange (called Børsen), one of … Read more

Fire breaks out at Denmark’s historic Stock Exchange building

The tower of the historic Boersen stock exchange collapses as the building is on fire in central Copenhagen, Denmark on April 16, 2024. Ida Marie Odgaard | Afp | Getty Images A fire broke out on Tuesday at Denmark’s 400-year-old historic stock exchange building, engulfing its iconic dragon-tail spire which collapsed onto the roof. The … Read more

Why tipping is different here

In July 2020, my husband and I left Los Angeles with our two small kids, to visit his family in a small town in the Danish countryside. We didn’t realize the trip would result in a permanent move and a new adventure. When a 1700’s farmhouse came on the market, we took a chance and … Read more

Denmark Missile Develops Technical Error, Major Shipping Strait Closed

Danish frigate is docked at Naval Station Korsor. A Danish missile could launch any minute due to a technical error, the country’s navy said on Thursday. This forced authorities in Denmark to close an area of airspace and warn ships of potential accidental strike, according to a CNN report. Denmark’s armed forces said the technical … Read more

Singapore, Denmark, U.S. are the best places to do business: EIU

Singapore topped the list on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s business environment ranking. franckreporter | E+ | Getty Images Singapore, Denmark and U.S. are the best places in the world to conduct business, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit business environment ranking. “Singapore will remain the best geography in the world to do business, as it … Read more

Orsted exits several offshore wind markets, pauses dividend

Burbo Bank, Liverpool Bay, England, viewed from the sea turbines on Burbo wind farm off the UK coast. Ucg | Universal Images Group | Getty Images Danish renewables giant Orsted on Wednesday announced plans to cut jobs, pause its dividend payouts to shareholders and exit several offshore wind markets after a tumultuous year of rising … Read more

This 30-year-old American teacher moved to Denmark—now she spends $2,100 a month and is ‘much happier’

In June 2018, I packed three suitcases and booked a one-way flight from Texas to join my husband in Denmark. We met in 2016 and had been dating long-distance for much of our relationship. We were excited to get married and build a home and life together. We found a wonderful apartment online in a … Read more